As one of the top Calgary Personal Training companies, we get asked many questions. Near the top of that question list is “How hard am I supposed to train?”. Another related question is “What is the best heart rate zone to be in?”.The answers to those questions are pretty simple and can be summed up […]
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends cardio exercise 3-5x/week for 20-60 minutes. They do suggest a more disciplined, consistent program of 5-7 days per week for those who are very serious about losing body fat. The Canadian Physical Activity Guide says to include endurance (aka cardio) activities 4-7 days per week. Length of […]
This oatmeal is packing a powerful ingredient – protein. Mix a scoop of your favorite protein powder into your oatmeal to transform it into a quick and healthy breakfast.
It’s bathing suit season and you want flat abs to flaunt. While I commend your desire to slim down before baring it all, I’m here to warn you of the 5 myths that most people believe. Don’t waste your time on these:
Every parent wants good things for their children: a positive outlook on life, a healthy respect for authority, a strong sense of self, a disease-free body…a healthy body weight. Despite our best intentions, a recent report suggests that for the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children may have a shorter life […]
Not all PB&J sandwiches were created nutritionally equal. It all depends on the quality of the ingredients that you use.
Jon Gabriel was stuck. At nearly 410 pounds, he had tried every diet imaginable – with no luck. No matter what approach he took to lose weight, his body would fight him, and he would inevitably end up heaver than before.
Here’s a delicious way to dress up broccoli rabe. Broccoli rabe is a non-heading type of broccoli with long thin leafy stalks that’s topped with small florets.
Ahi tuna is high in protein and low in fat, the perfect combination for building a lean, toned body. Add a side of roasted asparagus for a delicious healthy meal.
Far too often fitness is presented as complicated and confusing. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Being fit comes from living the following simple everyday practices: