Enjoy Summer Without Weight Gain

By | 2019-07-03T14:45:18-04:00 July 3rd, 2019|

Summer is finally here! The blissful sun-drenched days we’ve been waiting for have finally arrived here in Toronto (it was a LONG wait!). A belated Happy Canada Day to all the Canadians and an early Happy Fourth of July to my American friends! The sunny season has begun. But wait! Summer brings many temptations that can stall [...]

What Does The Scale Really Tell You?

By | 2019-03-26T11:09:05-04:00 March 26th, 2019|

Some people avoid it like the plague and others check in daily to see how they're doing. THE SCALE. It can be a source of pain or temporary satisfaction. Fitness professionals tend to fall into two camps with the scale. It's either, "Throw it away!" or "It's the only measure of progress." I'm somewhere in the [...]

How Important Is Exercise For Weight Loss?

By | 2019-02-04T13:13:02-04:00 February 4th, 2019|

Let me start off by saying that I believe strongly in exercise (not surprisingly!). As a child, my parents kept my sister and I active in our spare time. I started judo at 8 and then moved on to karate (my lifelong love) when I was 9. I was a competitive karate athlete for 14 years, [...]

Are You Telling Yourself The Wrong Story?

By | 2018-11-14T15:00:01-04:00 November 14th, 2018|

I recently joined up for Netflix (late to the party, I know!). One of the TV shows I was curious about was "This Is Us". I had seen some powerful commercials advertising the show and after passing the posters on the Toronto subway for weeks, I couldn't resist anymore. So I binge-watched two seasons of the show in about three [...]

The Scary Part Of Weight Loss

By | 2018-10-31T13:19:56-04:00 October 31st, 2018|

Happy Halloween! Tonight is that exciting night when the kiddies dress up and collect chocolate and treats for the days (and weeks!) ahead. Here's the frightening part. We Canadians have already had Thanksgiving. Our American friends are about to hit this delightfully gluttonous holiday, which involves consuming parts of a big bird and accompaniments that include stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin [...]

7 Tips To Reduce Carb Cravings

By | 2019-07-03T20:11:29-04:00 March 23rd, 2018|

This couple looks like they're enjoying their carbs. Many people salivate over the smell of fresh-baked bread or cookies. Think about the scent of popcorn at the movies...does it give you a feeling of longing? I never eat Cinnabons, but I admit that the smell of these aromatic treats attracts my attention every time I walk [...]

8 Nutrition Myths You Probably Still Believe

By | 2018-12-19T12:12:31-04:00 January 25th, 2018|

"I can't believe I fell for all those nutrition lies!" Ahhh, nutrition. The field of knowledge that practically everyone feels they're an expert in, simply because they eat and occasionally read stuff about it on the internet. As a result, there are a lot of nutrition myths out there, many of which just won't die. Even [...]

Myths about Protein You Probably Believe

By | 2018-11-09T13:21:43-04:00 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 [...]

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