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…

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 –…

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…

The short answer is no. If you’ve been training for at least a few months, then you’re muscles should be conditioned to the stress loads you put them through. Of course, there are those times when you get so sore you wish you skipped that workout. But, that’s how training goes. If you’re trying a…

Do you typically train 3 or 4 sets of 10 or 12 repetitions, day in day out? Or do you vary what you do in the gym to shock your muscles into growth? Im going to explain a bit about different types of training pricinciples you can incorporate into your workouts to make it more…

Let’s face it, we all love food and I’m not referring to the healthy, good for you stuff either. But, what if I could tell you there are innumerous  ways to make your favourite meal mucho healthier? Below, I’ll list a few of the ingredients you could substitute for your favourite breakfasts and still drop…

Oftentimes, I’ll get people ask me how do I stay in shape all-year round and not give in to temptation and all the ‘unhealthy’ choices we’re surrounded by. Part of it is that I just love to eat clean and healthy foods. Not only do I look better, but I truly feel better too! More…

FRENCH TOAST DELIGHT Eating bread is okay even when you’re trying to drop a size or 2 (or more). People think that to drop pounds or get leaner you have to eliminate bread. Not true—it’s all about moderation. Ingredients: No-calorie cooking spray 6 egg whites 2 packets no-calorie sweetener 1 tsp/5 ml ground cinnamon 2…

Eating well and knowing what components of nutrition to focus on or to avoid can sometimes be confusing.  One of those components is sugar and like anything, too much of anything is not good. Of the hundreds of clients I’ve trained 9 times out of 10 most unintentionally consume far too much sugar despite trying…

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