10 Easy Steps to Take Towards a Healthy Lifestyle

Live a healthier life today for a better tomorrow. Whether you’re a health nut or a beginner to the healthy lifestyle scene, these 10 steps toward a healthier living are essential for everyone and anyone to know. How to Live a Healthier Life Exercise This one will come to no surprise to you, but it’s […]

Active Outdoors

Benefits Of Working Out In Nature

Summer is here, so get active outdoors. Now that the weather is beautiful and blissful, I hope that you’re finding it easier to get outside and be more active. It’s always a good time to increase your exercise and activity. More physical activity will help your muscles, blood, heart and lungs and pretty much everything […]

Music Has An Impact On Our Well Being

Why Music Has A Positive Impact On Our Well Being

Believe it or not, music has an impact on our well being. When we listen to music we are not only honouring the artist who sings the lyrics or plays the instrument, we are also honouring our body.  Music has an impact on our well being that is unconscious yet profound.  We are all familiar […]

Family Fitness

Tips For Family Fitness During Summer

Family fitness should be fun, and a part of your daily routine. It’s about putting phones down, connecting with each other, and recognizing exercise in new places. Kids need physical activity to build strength, coordination, and confidence, and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle. They’re also gaining more control over how active they are. […]

Collagen Has Many Health Benefits

I Added Collagen To My Routine And This Is What Happened

When I start ranting and raving about bone broth, more often than not, people squinch up their noses and give off some pretty strong verbage, like this: “I’m grossed out!” Vibes. I’m here to change that, simply because the healing benefits of animal ‘remains’ are so powerful, just ask Grandma. She’s been on the bone […]

Emotional Eating

Common Emotional Eating Questions Answered

For over 20 years I have worked closely with thousands of women to help them achieve their highest health potential. I noticed one common challenge that they shared and this was emotional eating, dieting/binging and simply feeling crazy around food. I thought I’d address some of the most common questions and concerns I get about my strategies for ending the Crazies Around Food… Emotional […]


8 Ways To Boost Your Fat-Burning Hormone Adiponectin

Adiponectin seems too good to be true! Essentially, it’s a hormone that burns fat. That’s not all. In some animal testing models, this fat-burning advantage appeared without a related increase in hunger. Adiponectin is produced in—and sent out from— our fat cells, where it helps us lose fat by improving our insulin sensitivity. Think of adiponectin as the fat factor that ironically leads to its own demise: it’s produced […]

Lose weight

Eat In The Moment and Lose Weight

If you want to lose weight and learn to have a better relationship with food, you are not alone. Chances are you are thinking of what and when you will eat next. Can you believe that we make over 200 decisions a day in regards to our food choices? Talk about food obsession! So often […]

Dad bods

Gut Check: Dad Bods Are ‘In’ And More Than Two-Thirds Of Women Agree

In Celebration of Father’s Day, Planet Fitness Shares How Dads – and Others – See the Softer Side of Fatherhood with Dad Bods. This Father’s Day, Planet Fitness, Inc. celebrates dads of every shape and size by revealing what people really think about that ultimate badge of fatherhood, the “dad bod.” Why Dad Bods? Based […]

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter- Heal your Mind and Heal your Body

Mind over matter. What does it really mean? We’ve all heard the old adage and many of us think that we have mastered this concept of controlling our minds to overcome any fears we may have or any physical feats we may feel challenged to achieve. Although this may be very true, I believe that […]

Adrenal Fatigue

10 Stress Free Ways to Overcome Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue is no laughing matter. You see, if you’re dealing with stress at work, have an appointment filled schedule, a family that’s always on-the-go, and a never-ending to-do-list – you may end up with a one-way ticket to burnout town. A burnout really isn’t something to take lightly, I know it feels good to […]

Exercise Motivation

Exercise Motivation 101: Great Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

There are many excuses one can create to avoid exercise. Telling yourself you are too tired, too busy or just don’t have enough money to frequent the gym can be enough to deplete your motivation. The way you talk to and treat yourself needs to be changed. Making your health a priority is the first […]

Spinach Smoothie

Harley Pasternak’s Sweet Spinach Smoothie Recipe

Celebrity Trainer Harley Pasternak Shares His Slim Down Smoothie Recipe. Spinach Smoothie Makes 1 Serving (470g)   INGREDIENTS 2 cups spinach leaves, packed 1 ripe pear, peeled, cored, and chopped 15 green or red grapes 6 oz fat-free plain strained yogurt (skyr or greek yogurt ) 1 small palmful of almonds 1-2 tbsp fresh lime juice […]

Kitchen Tools To Help You Get Back To Healthy Eating

LOVE LEFTOVERS Leftovers will be far more appetizing—and better for you—when stored in stackable canisters from California’s Bauer Pottery. They’re ceramic, so they eliminate chemical transfers from plastic containers, and they look so nice you’ll want to take them straight from the fridge to the table. US$50 for three with one lid, GIVE IT […]

Protein Pudding

Chocolate Protein Pudding Recipe- Stock Your Pantry With Protein Power

Nutritional protein powder supplements are great for everyday use, especially in this Chocolate Protein Pudding. Protein supplement powders used to be the exclusive domain of high-level athletes focused on strength training or competitions. A growing consciousness about health and nutrition means options like protein powders, drinks and supplements are becoming more mainstream. These days, they […]

5 things you can do to start losing weight today

When it comes to losing weight, there are endless programs, diets and quick fixes to choose from, and it can be a challenge to find one that actually works. Regardless of the plan you choose, here are five key elements that should be included to guarantee success and deliver real weight loss results! 1. Drink […]

A Quick Stretching Routine to Improve Your Sleep

We all have busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to relax and shut down at the end of the day. Stretching is one way to feel more relaxed and keep your muscles strong and flexible, while helping prevent discomfort and injuries. These simple stretches can be done just about anywhere and will help you get […]

Sun-dried Tomato & Feta Hummus

A luxuriously rich spin on a classic, this sun-dried tomato hummus is perfect on a crispy pita or as my girls do, dip n’ lick it off your fingers.  In a food processor combine until smooth: 3 cups of chickpeas (canned or cooked) ½ cup of sun-dried tomatoes 150-200 grams of feta juice of ½ […]

Top 8 Yoga Poses to Practice Everyday

Boost strength, flexibility and energy with this simple series DOWNWARD FACING DOG This pose helps to strengthen the shoulders, arms and legs, lengthens the spine and can help relieve pain in the upper, middle and low back. This gentle inversion, reverses the blood flow in the body, benefiting the circulatory and lymphatic systems. Begin on […]