March 21, 2019

Meet your happy chemicals; Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin and Endorphin.  

When your brain releases one of these chemicals, they make you feel good.  I know what you're thinking, can I make them surge all the time.. if only.. but unfortunately they don't work that way....

June 2, 2018

When most people decide they want to change their body and lose some fat what do people do? They go on a diet, which usually involves severe calorie restriction and elimination of certain things. But, not everyone should take that step.
 
For those with a history of cras...

May 29, 2018

Italians don’t get fat is a popular saying used to describe Italian food and lifestyle. Italian are famously devoted to their great food, yet their obesity rate is really low compared with the other countries in Europe and in the United States. In the article, I will o...

March 18, 2018

If you took a quick poll and asked anyone off the street about the best way to lose weight, their answer would likely be the same "Eat less food."
As a society, we've been surrounded by the message that, in order to drop unwanted pounds, we have to drastically reduce ou...

March 16, 2018

If you’re trying to manage your weight, you’ll need to mind your metabolism.
Metabolism, specifically resting metabolism, is the body’s engine. It’s the energy you burn just to keep your heart beating, your lungs breathing, and your other organs running.

Unless you’re an...

February 12, 2018

There’s a misconception that eating healthy is all about calories in – calories out. But there’s a lot more to it than that. Your total number of daily calories is only the baseline number that tells you how many macronutrients you need to eat. But what does that mean...

February 6, 2018

Having a workout partner can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to your fitness goals. Unless you're consistently a highly motivated self-starter, your chances of sticking to a long-term fitness plan without a partner are significantly lower...

January 4, 2018

It’s the New Year and if you are thinking about starting up a gym for the first time in a while, have you thought about a personal trainer? 

Here are 5 benefits of having a personal trainer:

Morivation

It is tough to stick to a workout routine. Many people lose motivati...

January 4, 2018

1. Start Off Slow. Most people have an ambitious New Year's Resolution of "getting into shape." This broad goal can have many benefits if done properly, but too many people jump into it without truly knowing how to do it. Starting an exercise routine after long periods...

December 29, 2017

The Christmas season is often associated with gluttony and over indulgence - and why not too? It's probably my favourite time of the year, we're all allowed to go a bit wild now and then.

Thankfully, your tale of Christmas nutrition need not be one of bulging eyes match...

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