How To Kill Your Fear Of Going To The Gym

It is no surprise that a lot of people are intimidated by the gym...especially if they are overweight and/or don't know what they are doing. This is very common. I have had people literally trembling the first time I meet them. They are unsure if they can do the exercises and are afraid of embarrassing themselves [...]

2018-04-14T19:36:13+00:00 0 Comments

5 Common Mistakes People Make When Trying To Get To A Healthy Bodyweight

For some people it's easy, but for the majority of people who try to lose weight it seems like mission impossible.  With so much information on the internet(which much of it is conflicting) people are very confused when it comes to how they should lose weight.  When I start to work with new clients and dig [...]

2017-09-17T19:08:14+00:00 2 Comments

New Study: Low Calorie Sweetener Associated With Heavier Weight, Larger Waist, And Increased Abdominal Obesity

A new well done study that followed 1454 participants over a 10 year span found that the use of low calorie artificial sweeteners is independently associated with heavier relative weight, larger waist and a higher prevalence and incidence of abdominal obesity. The study suggests that although the sweeteners have less calories they may have a metabolic [...]

2018-10-25T07:09:26+00:00 0 Comments

10 Ways Knitting Can Improve Health Of Older Adults

Introduction Knitting and crocheting may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of getting in shape. In fact, it is generally regarded as a passive activity that is anything but health promoting. While it’s benefits in terms of producing items of clothing are obvious, you may be surprised to learn that [...]

2017-09-17T19:07:43+00:00 1 Comment

2 Tips For A Lean And Healthy Body

1. Breakfast should be the biggest meal of the day, then lunch, and finally supper should be the smallest. Breakfast should be high protein and higher fat. If you have eaten enough you will not be hungry for a good 6 hours. This goes against what many people do.Most people will do the following: skip breakfast eat [...]

2017-09-17T19:07:14+00:00 0 Comments

Love Your Body Love Your Life

We live in a world which is obsessed with body image. A recent study out of Chapman University, California investigated just how important people’s perception of their body image is to their overall life satisfaction.   The study involved 12,000 participants in a survey, with questions probing personality, self esteem, personal characteristics, television viewing habits and [...]

2017-09-17T19:18:54+00:00 0 Comments

Fructose Damages Genes: DHA Repairs Them

  A new study out of UCLA, published in the journal EbioMedicine, has revealed that the consumption of fructose can alter the make-up of hundreds of genes within the human brain.  These distortions may lead to cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s and a range of other diseases.   The study also revealed that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 [...]

2018-12-13T20:40:08+00:00 4 Comments

Heart Disease: Higher Muscle Mass Decreases Mortality

Increased muscle mass has long been known to build stronger bones, burn off body fat and increase functional fitness. Recent research indicates that it can also keep you alive longer.   A study out of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA looked at the body composition of patients with cardiovascular disease. It was found [...]

2017-09-17T19:19:21+00:00 0 Comments