New Year, New You… Understanding your body

With the New Year upon us many people are busy setting out their New Year’s Resolutions, and 2014 Goals.  It is no surprise that the biggest item on the majority of peoples list is to get into better physical shape, yet 70% or more of people end up giving up on this goal before the month of February is over! Why is this an all too common occurrence? Some will tell you it’s because of [...]

By |2018-05-15T00:30:51-04:00January 1st, 2014|Health|

Food for Thought | Fats – The Macronutriant We LOVE to Hate

Oh Fats!  What can one really say about them?  We love to eat them...Chocolate, Cupcakes, Butter, Cream, Cheese...yet we hate them all at the same time!  I am guilty of this without question...I would probably eat an entire ice cream cake if left to my own devices (assuming it's Gluten Free) yet all the little lumps and bumps all over my body drive me insane.  In the quest for greater health, I have learned that if [...]

By |2018-05-15T00:30:52-04:00September 14th, 2013|Health|

Diet Tip | 10 Ways to Reduce your Fat Intake

We all know that if we want to lose weight or increase our muscle mass, we need to be eating a healthy and balanced diet.  Over the years research has shown that we consume far more than the recommended amounts of fat in our daily diet. I thought I would share some of the fun and simple ways I reduce the amount of fat I consume without depriving my body of the things I love [...]

By |2018-05-15T00:30:52-04:00August 25th, 2013|Health|

Food for Thought | Proteins – They are EVERYWHERE!

The majority of us out there have very little understanding of what a Protein is...let alone why we need them.  We all hear about the high protein diets, the importance of protein post work out, and the benefits of protein when it comes our health but we really don't fully understand the role that this macronutrient plays within our bodies. What is Protein? Protein is by far the most important macronutrient you can eat, and is present [...]

By |2018-05-15T00:30:52-04:00April 3rd, 2013|Health|

Exercise and Fitness | Truth or Myth?

1.  Any workout less than 1hr is a waste of time According to the American College of Sports Medicine, a 10 minute workout completed 3 times per week is just as effective as a 30min workout done 3 times a week…but only if to increase the intensity!  So how can you have the most effective 10min work?  Complete a workout that includes the following:  intervals, plyometrics (explosive movements, like jumping) and a variety of exercises.  [...]

By |2018-05-15T00:30:52-04:00August 29th, 2012|Health|
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