No Purpose, No Progress: Why You Can’t Wait for Happiness

Stop hoping for happiness tomorrow. Happiness is being engaged in the process. – Aristotle  Every so often I come across an article that I need to share, and yesterday a friend of mine forwarded such an article: A Better Kind … Read More

Why Eating Healthy Is Very Affordable

“Eating healthy is too expensive!” As someone who has been involved with fitness since my undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, I’ve heard this statement countless time. Now as a Nutrition Coach, I help people eat well on all sorts of budgets. … Read More

Marketing 101: Organic is… A Word!

This morning I saw someone on Facebook blast an “I told you so” post about how Organic foods are more nutritious/healthier than Conventional foods. Spoiler alert: this is untrue, bogus, poppycock. I won’t elaborate a ton here because I have … Read More

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, Part 2: Finding Your Best Diet

Paleo. Atkins. Zone. Dukan. Bodybuilding. Raw. South Beach. Weight Watchers. If It Fits Your Macros. Carb Backloading. The list of diets is never-ending and for each one you research, you’ll find gushing testimonials: “It worked for me, you’ve got to … Read More

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, Is There a Best Diet? Part 1

On the heels of last week’s entry about recommended daily protein intake, I thought it would be prudent to try and clarify misconceptions about the other two macronutrients, fats and carbohydrates, and to explore if there really is a “best … Read More

From Resolution To Reality: How To Make Real Change
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The winter months are a very strange time for the human psyche. The holidays give us an excuse to throw healthy eating to the wind and to put fitness goals on the backburner. One or two social events can quickly … Read More

Five Common Fat Loss Lies You May Still Believe – Body IO ®

When I was an undergraduate kinesiology student, just a short decade ago (good lord, I’m getting old), I was taught to believe the generally accepted rhetoric about health: eat lots of whole grains, avoid saturated fat, engage in cardiovascular activity, … Read More

Is Lifting Weights Safe?

Weightlifting is dangerous. Deadlifts are back for your back. Squats are bad for your knees. Have you ever heard these words? If you have, you’ve heard lies. Let me counter with the truth:Weightlifting is extremely healthy. Stupidity is bad for … Read More

The Truth About Overtraining

The other day at the gym I was resting between sets and overhead a guy tell his trainer that he thought he was overtrained. He’d read an article on the subject and said that he was displaying most of the … Read More

4-Week Fitness Program To Get You Absolutely Shredded!

Spoiler alert: The title of this article is a total lie. I bet you’re shocked. I bet you totally clicked on this article hoping to find the magic bullet to chiseled abs and tight buns. But you know that there … Read More

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