You start each morning with the promise to be “good” today. You’ll refuse the baked goods at the office. You’ll speed past that fast food place at lunch. You’ll turn a blind eye to the vending machine in the mid-afternoon. And you’ll pass on the ice cream after dinner. But… you hadn’t counted on the […]
Regular exercise makes it easier to eat healthy. Just as healthy eating makes you more likely to exercise. It’s the domino effect. When you begin to make a positive change in one area of your life other areas will soon follow.
It’s Saturday afternoon and I just finished touring the Body Worlds exhibit at the Calgary Science Centre with 12 enthusiastic members of the FRESH! Fitness community. It was awesome! For me personally, it was my 3rd time seeing the exhibit (previously Montreal & Edmonton) and it still blew me away. There were some new features […]
I know a lot of lazy people. People who would rather spend the day planted on their couch than anywhere else. People who choose take-out over home cooked, every night of the week. People who would rather have a root canal than go do a workout. Sure, I know that we all have our occasional […]
Take a moment and imagine your ‘ideal you’. What does the ‘ideal you’ look like? How does the ‘ideal you’ spend their time? Who would the ‘ideal you’ spend time with? What would the ‘ideal you’ accomplish?
OK. I just had to post this quick message because I’ve been getting so many questions about the topic of diets. There are many questions about diets, but this one from Wendy sums up a large number of those inquiries. Leave a comment below to let me know what you think of Wendy’s question and […]
I’ve traveled a tonne over the years and good nutrition habits and planning can save you from a world of anguish, frustration, and digestive issues! Travel days create the perfect opportunity for snacking. A mocha and scone before your flight, a salty snack on the plane and then before you know it – it’s lunch […]
Need more convincing that greens should be a regular part of your diet? Read our most recent article on the health benefits of dark leafy greens! People who consume green smoothies report fewer cravings for unhealthy food and tend to snack far less than when they aren’t getting their greens. So sip your green smoothie […]
Do you rarely get sick, have no need for prescription medications, and can’t remember the last time that you had to visit the doctor? If you answered no to the above questions then you are likely suffering from nutritional deficiencies. It’s hard to know exactly what to eat for optimal health, especially since everyone has […]
“You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta get suited up for them all.” – J. Askenberg A sports analogy for the “Sport of Life”! So many people fail before they even get started because they let their mind talk them out of the most important step…the first one! […]