While I was in university I managed to keep a fairly stable routine. I would get to school by 6 am to go to the gym, shower…… Read more “Lifestyle Foundations: Sustainable Routine and Consistency”
I’ve been pretty flaky with blogging lately. I keep thinking of good blog ideas but then I sit down to start writing them and they just don’t…… Read more “Change of Direction”
I know I’ve written about calories a number of times before, but I want to revisit them now. In a previous post (Not All Calories Are The…… Read more “Are You Wasting Your Time With Calorie Counting?”
Being healthy means balancing your physical, mental, and emotional health.
Being healthy is a lifestyle, not something you do for an hour a day or a magic pill you take with your meals.
When I was taking grade 11 physics we were doing a unit on energy and one of the types of energy that we studied was calories. Calories…… Read more “Not All Calories Are The Same”
Whether you goal is to gain weight, lose weight, maintain weight, build muscle, or get toned, there is a diet out there that is marketed specifically to…… Read more “Ten Reasons to Stop Dieting”
Now that the holidays are coming to an end and we’ve all eaten ourselves into a coma we are approaching the time of year where we reflect…… Read more “Making Resolutions You Can Stick To”
As with eating healthy, we all know we should exercise, but we don’t necessarily know why we should exercise.
Top Ten Tuesday:
We all know that we should eat healthy, but do we know why we should eat healthy? Here are 10 reasons why!
This week I have been battling a cold and started going stir crazy from the feeling of being so unproductive. Finally, yesterday I loaded up on cold…… Read more “Workout Wednesday: No Gym, No Problem!”
We often see little tips and tricks and charts with what we should eat or do to increase our metabolism. We know it has something to do…… Read more “Metabolism: What It Is?”
When we think fat, we think that squishy stuff around our guts that we can’t seem to get rid of no matter what we do. Because of…… Read more “Facts on Fats”
Carbohydrates. They are one of the most misunderstood things when it comes to diet. When we think of carbs, we think: chocolate cake, bad, weight gain. While…… Read more “Why Carbs Are Friend, Not Foe”
Since school is starting up (or has already started) for most of us, I want to talk about staying healthy when we are constantly surrounded by not…… Read more “Staying Fit and Healthy in Uni”
For those of us who have full time office jobs, staying fit and healthy can be a real challenge. Most of us are faced with hours of…… Read more “Staying Fit At Your Desk”
Running is a great way of getting some exercise. There is minimal equipment involved, you can do it just about anywhere, and it can be a great…… Read more “From Couch To 5k: A Beginning Runner’s Guide”
Sure, it can be hard to motivate yourself to get that workout in, and you might even feel guilty when you don’t go do it. But, when…… Read more “Why Rest Day Is The Hardest But Most Important”
Whether you have recently decided to embark on a journey to become more fit or lose a few extra pounds, it all starts with a healthy lifestyle.…… Read more “Healthy Living 101”
For a lot of us, crossing into the weights section of the gym can be pretty intimidating. I always wanted to start strength training, but I had…… Read more “Weight Lifting: The Basics”