10 Rules for a fitter and happier you!

What do you think of when you hear the word rule? Perhaps it makes you think back to your childhood and all the rules that your parents imposed on your growing up. Perhaps it makes you think about your first job and all the rules your had to follow. Or all the rules you had [...]

Trick or Treat! Avoid these this Halloween!

If you have kids - or even if you don’t - Halloween is likely a big deal. I know it’s definitely one of my sons favourite holidays. I mean how can a kid resist costumes and treats! When my son was a baby I used to dread the idea of Halloween. How was I going [...]

Tabata: Why this short workout will get you results!

Often when we think of working out, we think that it needs to be long to make it count, but that is far from the truth.  I want to explain to you why shorter workouts are better and why you should try Tabata style training. 3 Reasons why shorter, more intense workouts are better: 1) [...]

2017-09-08T16:01:15+00:00 By |Blog, Fitness, For Moms, Health, Video|0 Comments

Stop Peeing Yourself When You Workout!

Sorry to be so blunt, but this is sadly a reality for many women out there. You may laugh about it, but while it can be comical to “pee a little bit” when you laugh hysterically or exercise or perform any strenuous movement, incontinence is very frustrating and embarrassing! Incontinence is often an issue for [...]

2017-04-06T13:35:27+00:00 By |Fitness, For Moms, Health|0 Comments

5 Ways to Exercise & Feel Like a Kid Again

“Life is like a bicycle, to keep balance, you must keep moving.” (author of quote unknown) Daily movement is one of the key principles to staying healthy, but should movement always be going to the gym? While structured movement several times a week is ideal, it can also get boring and become hard on the [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

PROTEIN CHOCOLATE CHIA SEED PUDDING

Who wants chocolate pudding?!  I do! This recipe is loaded with awesome ingredients! Chia seeds are high in fiber, so they are great for digestion.  They are also a great source of calcium, manganese, protein and plant-based omega-3 fatty acids. Coconut Milk is a great source of healthy saturated fats, which is necessary for hormone [...]