We all try to be productive and adhere to our daily routines of work, gym, family but sometimes it can be overwhelming. With the constant ‘go go go’ from one thing to the next, that can wreak havoc on our bodies, especially raising cortisol levels through the roof. With heightened cortisol levels comes halted fat…

This may sound odd at first read, but if you do something you’re really bad at, your body has to work really hard to perform the exercise and get good at it. Thus, you end up recruiting more muscle fibres (you may not normally use or not in that manner), working the central nervous system…

For some of you who are gym veterans or athletes who have competed before, you may already know this, but it could be new information for others. And I’m going to assume you already know to eat more vegetables since that should be a staple in anyone’s diet, whether for fat loss or just general…

I had one of the best leg workouts yesterday and wanted to share it with you. I trained hard with my new training partner and we just kept pushing each other until we literally had nothing left in the tank. I actually started feeling my legs get sore and tired just a couple of hours…

This topic came up when I started working with a new female client who stopped training legs because she felt they were getting too big. I want to discuss the impossibility of this happening, unless a couple of things occur concurrently. Because women tend to have a higher predominance of stubborn fat (alpha or –…

Happy New Year to you and yours! Despite many people saying its never good to wait for New Years to start a fitness / fat loss program, it’s actually the best time. If you’re not already on a structured routine, and perhaps struggling to know what to do in the gym and/or what to eat,…

SWEET ‘N’ SALTY CEREAL CRUNCH Do you sometimes just want to be like a kid and have a bowl of cereal? I consider this dish to be a breakfast of champions and it’s incredibly simple to prepare. 1 cup/250 ml rice crisp cereal 
1/2 cup/125 ml 1% cottage cheese 1/2 cup/125 ml water 
1/2 scoop…

This is a great exercise that targets your medial head of the shoulders (the side deltoid). By working the medial delts, you help create the overall roundness in your shoulders. This is a great way to work your shoulders without using your traps (even when we try not to, we can’t help tense them) or…

If you’re like most people who train at a gym, you’ll probably find there will be at least one thing that irks you on when dealing with proper gym etiquette. I know in some cases people just don’t know what they should be doing to be considerate of the other gym-goers. Thats why Im writing…

I’ve always had a sweet tooth and absolutely love ice cream. So, I thought if I can make a relatively healthy dessert that mimics the texture and taste of ice cream, it would be that much easier to stick to my program. And, voila, I created a tropical dessert that has tons of protein, fibre,…

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