weight loss

Why The Weight Scale Is A Burden On Our Weight Loss Goals

Many of us become obsessed with weighing ourselves and what the scale tells us when it comes to weight loss. I too have been caught up in the scale obsession, especially throughout my competitive skating years.  I vowed after those years that I would never weigh myself again and that my tightest pair of jeans […]

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Six Ways To Lose Weight This Week

Are you looking to lose some weight?Are you feeling bloated and sluggish after the summer? Do you want to blast five pounds or lose those pesky five that you gained over the summer? I have the solution to losing those five pounds this week. I know that you are busy with your career, family, chauffeuring, […]

Exercise Routine

The Benefits Of Cardio Workouts

Having a daily exercise routine is very important. There are a number of physiological benefits with exercise. Some examples are improvements in muscular function and strength and improvement in the body’s ability to take in and use oxygen. As one’s ability to transport and use oxygen improves, regular daily activities can be performed with less […]

The Benefits Of Walking: A Healthier You Is Only A Few Steps Away

The benefits of walking are endless. Somewhere, in the design of suburban neighbourhoods, walking has been engineered out of our modern lives. Evening strolls, or a walk to the corner store, have been replaced with hours behind computer screens and taking the car to the big box store.  We no longer have to go out […]

Diet Mistakes

Three Biggest Mistakes Women Make When It Comes To Weight Loss

Many of us have weight loss goals. For over 20 years I have worked closely with thousands of women to help them achieve their highest health potential. I noticed three common mistakes that they shared that were keeping them from improving their relationship with food and their body. Weight Loss: Mistakes and Solutions Mistake #1: Weighing Yourself […]

Exercising

Here Is What You Need To Know Before Exercising

Exercising on a daily basis is so important. Over the past few years I noticed that I began to put on weight. Whether it was from eating unhealthy or being stressed, the reasoning and contributors were endless. I felt uncomfortable in my body and I needed a change. When summer rolled around and my “summer […]

Fitness Quotes

30 Fitness Quotes That Will Motivate You Today

Fitness quotes will help us get motivated, that’s for sure. We all get stuck in our fitness rut. Some of us stay in it longer than we like to admit. Dreading the fitness life is not new to us, and sometimes we need a little extra kick to get us up and going! My favourite […]

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 […]

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 […]

adiponectin

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]