The word ‘healthy’ comes with very specific and — let’s be frank here — incredibly bland connotations.
It denotes a life filled with leafy green vegetables (anything green, really), expensive gym gear and $13 sachets of chia seeds; one devoid of baked goods, tequila hangovers and entire weekends dedicated to Netflix-and-couch time.
Yet who says a ‘healthy’ life has to be a restrictive one? If you ask fitness sensation Kayla Itsines, we need to reconsider our narrow, singular definition of what it means to be healthy.
Yes, this is a woman whose career and wildly popular online empire revolves around exercise and nutrition, but she’s adamant that our lives can and should be balanced — and that means different things for different people.