Trying to lose weight can be frustrating, especially when you work hard, feel like you’re suffering and sacrificing everything you love, and you lose some weight, but then gain it back, Depression kicks in and the binge eating begins! This is an “emotional roller-coaster ride.” Read more to learn how to get off this ride.
"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."
With the bustle of the Christmas holidays, it can be hard to stay active. Know that all the walking you are doing while shopping does count as exercise. It might even be more walking than you normally do, and if that’s the case, then you’ve kicked it up a notch without even realizing it. However, […]
‘Tis the season where people are gonna pig out! Christmas is a time of year where I’m most ignored as a fitness coach. People do not want to hear me harp, and to be honest, I don’t blame them. You know the saying, “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!” So instead of telling you […]
Yup! You read that right. I’m going to give you tips on how to handle farting in a fitness class. Farting is a part of life. Farting is also a healthy activity. In fact, there is even a study that indicates smelling farts may help prevent disease. Nonetheless, when you’re in a fitness class and a […]
Does the scale take you on an emotional roller coaster ride? Does it play mind games with you? Do you notice one day you are lighter and then the next day you’re back up again? Believe it or not, it is perfectly normal for our body weight to fluctuate daily. It’s when the scales continue to […]
For the first time ever, I find myself very interested in Canadian politics. It’s pretty darn exciting and I must say, I do like Justin Trudeau…so far. Here’s hoping he follows through on what he promises us. I hope to see some positive changes in public health policy. Here’s what they are promising: → introduce […]
What is Meatless March? Well, it’s exactly what the name says it is – for the entire month of March you go meatless, which means eating no flesh of any land animal. This means eating no beef, pork, chicken, lamb, etc., and yea, no bacon too. However, you can eat seafood, eggs, and dairy but […]
Oh sweet cherries, how I love to eat thee! Cherries rock, and they are healthy too. It’s one of those awesome foods that are sweet and good for you at the same time. Those kinda foods are my all time fav! Sweet cherries are an excellent source of potassium, iron, zinc, copper, and manganese. But also, […]
Do you like peanut butter? Chocolate? Bananas? Smoothies? Then this recipe was made for you – the Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie. It is high in vitamins, minerals, protein, fibre, and fat making it the bomb breakfast smoothie or post workout smoothie. I use organic and/or local ingredients whenever possible. Feel free to make […]
Here’s the scenario: You know who I am. I come up to you, put out my closed fist, and ask, “Would you eat what’s in my hand?” You say “No” and then reply with the question, “What is it?” Even though you know me, you immediately refuse to eat it and then take action to find […]