How To Approach Fitness in the Age of COVID

Reading Time: 4 minutes The COVID pandemic has created changes at virtually every level of our society. Fitness is no different. Our approach toward diet and exercise has changed. Here’s how you can stay ahead.

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Here Are 3 Things You Can Do Right Now To Make Running Easier

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here are three things you can do right now to make running easier.

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Does Choosing Salads Lead To Eating More Cookies?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are your healthy decisions throughout the day, choosing a healthy option at lunch or making time for the gym, actually backfiring and causing you to be more unhealthy? Find out how you can combat the desire to reward yourself with the bad stuff.

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The Definitive Guide To Busting Through Plateaus

Reading Time: 17 minutes Tired of spinning your wheels with no progress to show for your effort? This article covers all the possible reasons why your progress has stopped, and what you can do about it.

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Lose The Booze: The Effects of Alcohol on Weight Loss

Reading Time: 5 minutes How much does alcohol negatively impact your ability to lose weight? The answer might surprise you.

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How To Stay Active While Working From Home

Reading Time: 3 minutes Working from home presents a unique set of challenges to those used to moving throughout the day. Follow this advice to keep yourself healthy and active throughout the workday.

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3 Tips To “Fall” Back In Love With Running

Reading Time: 3 minutes Use these strategies to keep your love for running strong even as the temperatures decline.

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Follow This Advice to Build Your “FitFam”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Follow these 4 tips to build your fitness support system–your “fitfam.”

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Which Should You Do First: Cardio or Weights?

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ve started a new fitness program, and this new program calls for both cardio and weight training. You don’t want to spend every day at the gym, so you decide to stack some of the weight and cardio workouts on the same days. If you are going to perform both in the same workout then…

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How To Convert Your Loved Ones To A Healthy Lifestyle

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is the single biggest risk factor for being overweight? Being surrounded by other overweight people. This includes friends, family members, and spouses. In fact, the strength of this “social network” risk factor is in that particular order—with an increase in the likelihood of being overweight by 57%, 40%, and 37%, respectively.1 How many times…

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So, You Hate Your Workouts? Here’s How To Beat The Dread of Starting Them. [Podcast]

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you often find yourself procrastinating to start your workouts, to the point of not doing it at all, then this podcast is for you. In this episode I discuss a concept called “affective forecasting” – predicting our future emotional states as a result of participating in some future activity. As it turns out, we’re…

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What Does Your Sweat Say About Your Workout?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Many people feel that they need to be dripping in sweat after their workout in order for it to be effective. The truth is, how much you sweat is not an accurate predictor of how many calories you’ve burned during your workout. What’s the deal with sweat anyways? Why do we sweat in the first…

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Optimize Your Hormones For Better Weight Loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hormones play undeniably important roles in the daily functions of our body. However, poor diet and lack of exercise can alter the effects of these hormones, stealing the precious, beneficial effects we get from them. The good news is this: even though a bad diet and no exercise can negatively affect the function of hormones…

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[Podcast] Increase Motivation and Adherence With Morning Workouts

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was stuck in the car on the way to Toronto this past weekend, and with no service on my phone I thought what better way to spend my time then record some new content! Let me start by saying that any time you can complete your workouts is going to be beneficial. If you…

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6 Ways You Are Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Workouts

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve been struggling to see results from your fitness program, it could be a consequence of a series of common mistakes that many beginners make when participating in an exercise program. Here are six ways you might be unknowingly sabotaging your workouts:   Not getting enough sleep. Not getting enough sleep is one of…

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