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Healthy Holiday Truffles for Energy!

Sweet treats don’t have to be bad for you, it’s all about using the wholesome ingredients so your blood sugar doesn’t take a hit.   There is a huge difference between cookies made with processed ingredients, which are empty calories vs a cookie that your body can actually use for energy! These energy truffle recipe [...]

Not What You Eat, but How You Eat – Could Save You From Gaining Weight Over the Holidays!

We all hear what to eat tips all the time. From specific foods we should be eating to what proportions of macronutrients we should have at every meal. While all of this may be great information and can certainly help you feel better and get healthier, it may all be in vain without looking at [...]

Exercise & Essential Oils: Why you need them!

Today's guest blog post comes from a good friend of mine Barney Kuntze. He's a serious essential oil user and will share with you how he uses them to energize, and optimize his workouts, as well as how to use them for recovery.  Feeling slouchy and like you want to skip your workout altogether? There's apparently [...]

Why I Gave Up Coffee for Matcha Tea

I have a confession to make: For many years I have been a complete lover and addict of coffee. Love the smell, taste, and the energy boost I get from it! I’ve been drinking coffee since high school, with my palate becoming more refined over the years and graduating to only good quality french press [...]

A drop of this can boost your immune system, energy and so much more!

Several years ago, I was lucky enough to be introduced to essential oils by a friend of mine.   I must admit, at first, I just didn't believe the hype. Despite his constant talk and praise of essential oils, I was skeptical that they could be used for anything other than aromatherapy.   But one [...]

A Healthy Halloween + Recipe!

Halloween is just around the corner. I hope that you’re all stocked up with you favourite candies! Wait what! Just kidding!   I have a love-hate relationship with Halloween. I love seeing all the cute little kids dressed up, but hate the junk associated with it. Personally, if I had it my way, I would [...]

Is eating too little stalling your goals?

You may be very surprised when I tell you that one of the biggest issues I see with how most people eat, is that they don’t eat enough!   Yup! Sounds weird right? It is especially weird, considering that there are so many people out there trying to lose weight, get healthier, or gain muscle. [...]

Defy Gravity with this Booty Workout Series – Part 3

Ok, it’s time to workout! In Part 1 of this series I talked about glute anatomy and why having shapely butt is not just about aesthetics, and then in Part 2 about the fundamental movements and stretches to improve range of motion and reduce the incidence of injury.   Now, it’s time to get your [...]

Abi’s Story! Our September 6 Week Challenge Winner!

I love sharing success stories, especially on Thanksgiving Monday! Abi Duff is the winner of our September 6 Week Challenge! The numbers are quite secondary to the fact that Abi is stronger, healthier and happier after 6 Weeks of our program, which involved revamping her diet and staying accountable. In six weeks she lost 8.5pounds, [...]