Crunches Don’t Give You Abs

In most cases, our body fat ends up obscuring and covering up our abdominal muscles. So when we perform abdominal exercises like crunches, we are more so strengthening our midsection as opposed to ‘trimming’ fat off it. Remember, we can't target fat burn. So for instance, if you have a lot of fat deposits [...]

Crunches Don’t Give You Abs2019-07-29T10:21:07-04:00

Alkaline Veganism

  Advocates of alkaline food regimens believe that eating this way can improve digestion, help stave off cancer, osteoporosis, eczema, allergies, obesity and other issues.Even though minimal research has proven the validity of some of these claims, many alkaline foods are undeniably some of the healthiest we can consume. Another layer to this is [...]

Alkaline Veganism2019-07-23T10:59:59-04:00

The Quitting Mind: And How To Take Control Of It

  I’ve seen numerous people set set out their fitness journeys only to be disillusioned by the amount of consistency and effort it takes, and then decide to give up. Instant success is a myth. Many successful people failed hundreds of times before achieving their success. When I ran my second ultra marathon race, [...]

The Quitting Mind: And How To Take Control Of It2019-07-16T12:09:34-04:00

The Anti-Hack Queen

  Anything worthwhile in life takes time. Sometimes a long time.Take me for instance, I’ve been a runner since I was 16--I’m 41 now and still not the runner that I aspire to be. Why? Because Rome wasn’t built in a day, a week or a couple of months. It took time, patience and [...]

The Anti-Hack Queen2019-07-10T12:00:20-04:00

Balancing Act: How To Balance & Open Your Chakras

  To put it plainly, chakras represent a spiritual energy centre within the human body. The system originated in India between 1500 and 500 BC in the oldest ancient scriptures of Hinduism. According to the text, humans posses seven chakras. Each chakra corresponds to specific organs as well as physical, emotional, psychological, emotional, and [...]

Balancing Act: How To Balance & Open Your Chakras2019-07-08T10:40:17-04:00

If You Snooze You Lose: The Snooze Button Is A ‘Psychological Trick’

  The benefits of not surrendering to the snooze button are endless. We have a greater sense of well-being, better cognitive functioning,increased discipline and better self-awareness.In the age of shortcuts and hacks, we’re often steered towards ‘quick’ solutions to our perceived problems. From cutting carbs to keto diets to flat tummy teas, the road [...]

If You Snooze You Lose: The Snooze Button Is A ‘Psychological Trick’2019-07-04T09:15:26-04:00

Why We Should All Be Taking The Path Of Most Resistance

  The sooner we realize that we have to do the opposite of what we want in order to get better, the sooner we’ll begin to experience success. It’s by doing hard things repeatedly, that we become “harder” ourselves — more resilient, resourceful, and creative. Because the truth is, habituation breeds self-mastery. By practicing habitual exercises [...]

Why We Should All Be Taking The Path Of Most Resistance2019-07-02T09:20:05-04:00

The ‘Real’ Reason Why You’re Not Losing Weight: The Power Of The Autonomic Nervous System

Twenty years, and several clients later, I’ve recently shifted my thinking. I’m now convinced that there are lesser known-- but more powerful reasons why people can’t lose weight and keep it off. For years, the prevailing wisdom on weight gain and weight loss has typically been associated with the calories in versus calories [...]

The ‘Real’ Reason Why You’re Not Losing Weight: The Power Of The Autonomic Nervous System2019-06-25T10:02:59-04:00

The Discipline Equals Freedom Formula

  Do shiny objects often deter you from ‘getting after it’ each day and prioritizing what’s important? Listen, in my line of work, I can guarantee you that I’ve heard it all.‘I don’t have time to workout’, ‘I don’t have the energy’, ‘I’m not motivated’, ‘the days aren’t long enough’... At the risk of [...]

The Discipline Equals Freedom Formula2019-06-19T11:10:06-04:00

The Key To Happiness…Is To Stop Watching The News

  I almost never watch, listen to or read the news. It’s been this way for the past eight to ten years and it’s probably one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Repetitive news cycles such as CNN or CP24 aka City Panic 24, are designed to exploit and antagonize us and our [...]

The Key To Happiness…Is To Stop Watching The News2019-06-18T10:26:58-04:00