There’s nothing that satisfies me more than the discussion of health, fitness, well-being and overall self improvement. As I continue my quest to grow my education on the subject through … Continue Reading Tackling the issue of eating well when on the road/run – (Or around a busy schedule)
Calorie counting is another seriously debated topic within the world of health and nutrition………In fact, just the mere mention of nutrition or diet can open up countless “cans of worms” … Continue Reading Is calorie counting a good method for diet control?
They say there’s no substitute in life for experience, and in this case that sentiment rings truer than ever! The pre-exercise or pre-workout warm up: Worshiped by some, valued by … Continue Reading So, is the ‘warm up’ really that hot a topic?
We’ve seen the turn of the overhead press. We’ve seen the pushup’s time to shine. Today we get even simpler, even more basic. Now comes a segment dedicated to an … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Walking
Should you be chronically sore? Should you be chronically fatigued? Should you be hungry all the time? Or should you feel so great you’ve forgotten the satisfying feeling of self … Continue Reading How do you know your program is effective and working?
The Environmental working group (ewg.org) is rapidly gaining popularity as more and more of us are discovering the immense value of their work If you haven’t yet heard of them, … Continue Reading Have you heard of ‘EWG’? (Environmental working group)
“Enjoy your body. Use it every way you can. Don’t be afraid of it, or what other people think of it. It’s the greatest instrument you’ll ever own!” Have a … Continue Reading Quote of the day!
The topic of rest periods in the realm of fitness and physical improvement often gets glossed over. I get it, it’s not particularly sexy……. Not as sexy as performance improvement, … Continue Reading Get the body you want: Respect the rest periods!
“How do you do that? That’s not normal!” “Why do you do that? That’s not normal!” Have you ever heard those questions? I’ve heard them many times, and let’s establish … Continue Reading “Normal” is a subjective term, don’t conform. Be abnormal!
Stop, pause and reflect. When did you last take a small segment of time to simply take stock of everything? Everything being your journey. We spend so much time focusing … Continue Reading Stop & see how far you’ve come.
Welcome to the next movement in the “overlooked movement” series, where I apply my best efforts to remind you just how powerful and effective certain classic movements are. Last time … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Push-up variations & progressions
I know, I know………..I can hear your cries of protest…….. “Halloween is AGES away yet!” Yes it sure is, and I’m never one to look too far into the future. … Continue Reading Pumpkins aren’t JUST for decoration!
Sleep, oxygen, water and food: 4 essential resources to human existence In my previous post, I outlined in specific detail why sleep is too important to skimp out on. Even … Continue Reading 5 Amazing supplements to get your sleep where it needs to be!
Sleep just like oxygen is essential to our existence as human beings. However “modern life” is extracting more and more of our precious sleeping hours with all the unsustainable schedules … Continue Reading 5 Natural and supplement free ways to enhance sleep!
SUPERFOODS: Seemingly magical food sources that contain weight loss, anti-oxidant, cancer fighting, anti-ageing, health boosting properties! When we think ‘superfoods’ – we usually think…….blueberries, coconuts, goji berries, cocoa, leafy greens, walnuts … Continue Reading Secret Superfoods: Purple majesty potatoes
Few people know the standing overhead press was actually included in Olympic lifting right up until as recently as 1972! It’s as primal and basic as it gets, pick a … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Standing overhead press