About Ivana Chapman

Ivana Chapman BSc BA CSCS is a Canadian fitness and nutrition coach, happy wife, and mom to an adorable 4-year-old boy. She is a writer, published fitness model, speaker, 3rd Dan black belt in Shotokan Karate, former World Cup Karate Champion, one-time marathoner, and CBBF National level Bikini competitor. She loves weight training and chocolate, not always in that order of preference.

Myths about Protein You Probably Believe

By | 2018-11-09T13:21:43+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|

Steak is just one of the many sources of protein. Ahhhh, protein.The much-revered and equally-maligned macronutrient that is either the solution to our physique goals or a big threat to our health, depending on who you ask. Most strength athletes and bodybuilders have long recognized protein as the heavenly saviour on which all muscle gains are [...]

How to Break a Weight Loss Plateau

By | 2018-05-01T22:03:33+00:00 October 17th, 2016|

Break through a weight loss plateau with the right training and nutrition. It happens to practically everyone at some point. You're training regularly, eating the right amount and type of food, and getting great results. Maybe you're dropping a pound or two and week and your pants are looser around the waist. Nice! Then the improvements [...]

How To Get Ripped Naturally

By | 2018-05-01T22:03:33+00:00 August 8th, 2016|

Pretty sure this guy counts as ripped. Getting ripped is something that only a few people aspire to. An even smaller group of people is actually able to achieve a physique that most people would consider ripped. There's no consensus, but for our purposes let's define "ripped" as having some decent muscle mass and having a [...]

The Truth About Nutrition Research

By | 2018-05-01T22:03:33+00:00 May 26th, 2016|

The scientific evidence...is often not clear.   Not a day goes by when we're not faced with another loud nutrition headline: Red meat causes cancer! Saturated fat causes heart attacks! Eggs are as unhealthy as smoking! It's frustrating for an experienced nutrition coach like myself to see those headlines without any context or explanation. All of [...]

The Top 5 Lies about Exercise

By | 2018-05-01T22:03:34+00:00 May 18th, 2016|

 "Yeah dude, these bands are the latest thing for getting jacked." There's a lot of BS in the fitness industry and it seems like a "new" sensational workout program is released every day. We always hear that something completely novel is going to revolutionize the way people workout and finally solve this epidemic of obesity and [...]

How Many Meals a Day Should You Eat for Fat Loss?

By | 2018-05-01T22:03:34+00:00 May 9th, 2016|

 Should you spread your calories out...or eat them all at once? If you've been paying attention to nutrition for a while, you've probably heard that you need to eat many meals a day to "stoke your metabolism" or "consistently burn fat" throughout the day. The only problem is that particular piece of common wisdom is probably [...]

The Health Benefits of Coffee

By | 2018-11-14T15:42:24+00:00 April 14th, 2016|

Coffee is a hugely popular beverage around the world, and many people are very attached to their daily cups of ebony magic. Not surprisingly, there's been a lot of research conducted on coffee in the past few decades and plenty of reasons have been found for you to continue drinking coffee. Potential benefits may include a [...]

How Fast Can You Lose Fat?

By | 2018-05-01T22:03:39+00:00 April 10th, 2016|

How Fast Can You Lose Fat? Hi, I'm Ivana Chapman and today I'm going to talk to you about how fast you can lose fat. Well, this is a little bit like that question "how long is a piece of string?". It all really depends so I mean some people give that guideline 1-2 pounds of [...]

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.