Soak your beans for better digestion and less embarrassment!

Soak your beans for better digestion and less embarrassment! For most of my life I was convinced that my body wasn’t able to digest beans and legumes.  Even though I loved the taste, I avoided them like the plague.  It just wasn’t worth the pain of bloating, stomach ache, constipation and terrible gas!  Let’s just [...]

How to Counterbalance all that Sitting!

Unfortunately, we all sit for long periods of time daily, more than our bodies are meant to anyway! I work in fitness and wellness and I still manage to sit for long periods of time at my computer. The way business is run and the increasing need to be on social media these days, make [...]

Want Results? Take Control of Your Workouts!

Time is a precious commodity, so when you make time to work out, make sure you make it count. Stop wasting your time with exercises that get you nowhere. Unless of course you actually enjoy running endlessly on the treadmill (this used to be me!).  My motto is – if you can stare at a [...]

Our April – 6 Week Challenge Winner!

We’re really excited to introduce our April - 6 Week Challenge Winner - Ada Katirai!   Ada is one determined mama! She knew that it was time to take control of her health post baby and even shocked herself with her amazing accomplishments.   Before she was chosen as the winner, she sent us this [...]

Want Real Results from your Cardio? Hill Sprints!

Hill sprinting can seem a bit daunting at first, but it will help you build some serious stamina and strength, where most cardio programs fall short. If you’re a runner, hill sprinting will also help to build stamina for longer runs as well as help strengthen the ankles. Give it a go and also see [...]

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My Favorite Way to Deal with Vegetable Scraps

I admit it.  I HATE composting.  Weird, huh?  Considering that I’m a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, adamant about eating locally, eating more seasonally, eating more vegetables and fruits and sprouts and legumes, and less of the other stuff…..and here I am, scowling at my backyard compost bin collecting dust and racoon poop.   So of course, [...]

SWEET POTATO ‘SPAGHETTI”

This sweet potato spaghetti could not be easier! I have tried zucchini 'spaghetti' many times, and while I’m a fan, my family is not. These ‘spaghetti’ however were a hit!   Ingredients: Serves 3 1 large sweet potato, washed and peeled *you will need a spiralizer to get the spaghetti like consistency   Cut sweet [...]

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Ladies! Should you modify your workout during your time of the month?

Weight rooms used to be where mainly men worked out, and most women were intimidated to go anywhere near them. Thankfully, things have changed, and many more women are embracing weight lifting. This is great progress! Women feel amazing when they feel strong physically, and it translates to many areas of their life.   As women [...]

Our March – 6 Week Transformation Challenge Winner!

We're excited to present to you the winner of our March - 6 Week Transformation Challenge: Eleni Martin, from our Queen West location!     This mom of two boys, is one determined lady! She did what it took to reach some healthy goals: consistent food logging, healthy eating and perfect class attendance! Eleni, was able to [...]