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How To Overcome The Fear Of Change

Today I want to shine some light on a common issue in life, health, fitness, and people’s weight loss goals. Its FEAR. Let’s talk about what is fear and how to overcome the fear of change. A client I had this week was the inspiration for this post. She is representative of many people on their weight loss journey and …

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Should You Listen To Success Stories About Weight Loss And Fitness?

Almost everything I see people doing today in fitness and weight loss is totally reactionary. Let’s be clear, it won’t work…at least over the long term. Doing more random STUFF won’t work. Copying what someone is doing just because they claim to have success, and relying only on success stories about weight loss and fitness won’t work. Just like providing …

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Are Sports Drinks Really Effective?

In a previous blog post, we talked about some common mistakes that people make while trying to lose weight. Today, we will continue with our Fitness Myths topic and discuss one more common myths that centre on sports drinks, potions, pills, and powders. Let’s dive right in and see if sports drinks are really effective… Are sports drinks effective and …

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Strength Training And Weight Loss

It’s spring in Calgary. The weather is getting nicer and you are itching to get outside and “burn off” the “spare tire” around your middle that seemed to appear over the winter. This is common, but many people are tempted to forget strength training and head outdoors for some aerobic exercise.  Doing cardio can be great, but beware: if you …

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Intermittent Fasting: What You Need To Know (Part 1)

Last week, I wrote a post outlining my thoughts on the KETO craze. I received several comments and feedback, along with some questions about other diets and eating trends. Based on that feedback, today I’m tackling the subject of Intermittent Fasting (further in-text – “IF”). Over the next couple of posts I will discuss the following aspects of “IF”: What …