How much fiber do you eat each day? Grab a pen and paper and tally it up: Beans, one half cup (7) Vegetables, one cup (4) Salad, one cup (2) Fruit, one piece (3) Fruit juice, one cup (1) White bread (1) Whole grain bread (2) White rice, one cup (1) Brown rice, one cup […]
There have been a number of articles and studies published recently pointing to the fact that overweight and obese people die sooner and have higher disease rates. Other similar studies show that regular exercise helps people lose weight, feel better and live longer. The Calgary Herald ran a story this morning on Obesity in middle […]
A study by the International Governing Body IDEA found that less than 20% of people in health clubs were actually getting results they were satisfied with. But of those who were, over 80% were working with a personal trainer! The quickest, easiest way to guarantee that you’ll meet your fitness and weight loss goals is […]
“If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.” – Carl Lewis Confidence is huge and underpins all of our successes in life. If you don’t have it, you need to find it…and fast. I’m not talking about false confidence and bravado. I mean the deep seated knowledge that you are […]
Have you ever wished that you had more confidence? People who set fitness boundaries report experiencing a boost of confidence. Think about it: when you set a higher standard for yourself confidence grows naturally. As you lose weight and feel better than ever your confidence will sky rocket. What are the top 3 things that […]
We all know it’s best to have a healthy snack after working out. Studies have shown that eating a small meal of protein and healthy carbs helps increase the benefits of your workout and speeds up the fat loss process. So what’s your favorite post workout meal?
I was talking with a training client today and we got into an interesting conversation about his favorite exercise. It was kind of neat learning about his preferences, likes and dislikes. So I wanted to open this up a bit and ask you… what’s your favorite exercise and why?