Category: healthy

Holiday Fat-Buster

Are you the type to sing-a-long with all the carols, get your cards out before we see the 1st day of December, and look forward to the crowds at the malls?  Or do the joyous songs start to get on your nerves and the endless responsibilities from getting your cards out, decorating the house inside…

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Look 10 to 20 years younger!

Each of us is getting older right now, minute by minute. But the good news is older doesn’t have to look older. If you could look 10-20 years younger than you actually are, you’d be all for that correct?!  Okay, well there’s no question that a healthy and fit lifestyle guarantees a more youthful appearance….

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Look and feel your best at any age!

Forty doesn’t look like forty anymore…or at least it doesn’t have to!  One of our staff recently attended her high-school reunion and sent me a photo of her and her classmates.  The difference between her and her peers was startling.  They had all put on a ton of weight and looked at least 20 or…

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Maintain your youth….

There is a whole generation of people fighting the aging process – myself included – and doing a very good job at it.  Aging is not a chronological issue…it’s a factor of disuse and inactivity! I feel just as good as when I was 20 so this stuff totally works! As I mentioned last week,…

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An exercise to help you age beautifully…

Okay, I’m 41 and not getting any younger.  But you know what?  I feel just as good as when I was in my 20s and most 20 year olds can’t keep up with me so I think I’m doing okay. There is definitely some truth to the Fountain of Youth being a consistent commitment to…

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Fastest way to get in shape…

I’m training for the Girlfriends Half Marathon and have been doing quite a bit of endurance work but I noticed that my speed was not where I would like it to be.  I was telling one of my colleagues Fraser Quelch, Education Director at TRX, about my frustrations and he suggested I try the following…

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Avoid storing ‘winter’ weight and fat!

It is common that as the days get shorter, darker and colder, we find ourselves at home settling in earlier in the evening.  As a result, many people notice they find themselves in front of the fridge and cupboards more often munching mindlessly on excessive calories. It’s easy to see why people tend to carry…

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Mental games to keep you focused on your fitness workouts

I’m just like anyone…sometimes I just don’t feel like exercising or I’m having to stay really focused to get through a workout.  But I hardly ever miss a workout so I must be doing something right!  I believe in order to have solid consistency, you have to sometimes play mental games to get through workouts….

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Do not read if you are eating!

Today, I wanted to touch on an uncomfortable but critical subject… When we eat, one of the four things happens… We use the calories and nutrients in the food for our basic metabolic functions like cellular or organ functioning or growth and repair of tissues We use the calories and nutrients in the food for…

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Portion control tips to maximize fat loss

At-home salad

The biggest problem we face with weight control is as follows. Ask yourself these two questions. 1. How long does it take to consume 1000 calories? 2. How long does it take to expend 1000 calories? Well, if you were to workout at a pretty good intensity, it would take you probably between 1.5-2 hours…

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