6 Things You Didn’t Know About Foam Rolling

If you have been following me for a while, you probably know by now that I talk about foam rolling, A LOT. Or you have probably seen a number of people at your gym foam rolling. The foam roller is Continue reading 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Foam Rolling

Do you struggle to find time for exercise?

I think most of us would say yes to that question. Between work, kids, school, hobbies and so on; when do we schedule that much-needed exercise? Before work, on lunch breaks or after work? Sometimes even those aren’t options in Continue reading Do you struggle to find time for exercise?

What to Watch on Netflix

Truth is that I can write about this stuff all day every day, but until we choose to educate ourselves, then that is when real change will occur. So enlighten yourself and get educated on nutrition, our “food system” and Continue reading What to Watch on Netflix

Foods That Behave Like Addictive Drugs

A lot of us struggle with cravings, weight issues and late night snack binges. Knowing that certain chemicals in foods, called exorphins, can act as addictive drugs may help in breaking these bad habits. Exorphins are important, because the makers Continue reading Foods That Behave Like Addictive Drugs

Rest & Recovery

The American way is that more is better right? We always want more. Well, not always the case, especially when it comes to exercise. A good friend of mine recently reminded me that exercise is actually stress on the body Continue reading Rest & Recovery

5 Unusual Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Weight-loss can be tricky. It is common knowledge that we should consume fewer calories than we burn to lose weight, but there are A LOT of other factors. Not to mention that our bodies don’t think in calories. Calories are Continue reading 5 Unusual Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

How to Stay Healthy at a Desk Job

For those who sit down at a desk most of the day, health and well-being aren’t always easy to work into your lifestyle. Despite the facts showing that we must be proactive about eating well and moving enough during the Continue reading How to Stay Healthy at a Desk Job

12 Fitness Myths That I’m Sick of Hearing

For every two fitness truths, there’s a lie. Sometimes it’s hard to determine which is which. Especially with Google, there’s an article or a “study” on everything. In light of this, I want to discuss 12 fitness myths that drive Continue reading 12 Fitness Myths That I’m Sick of Hearing

Alcohol

Believe it or not, the holidays are near, football season just started, baseball season is coming to a close, and hockey and basketball season are just around the corner. Let’s be honest, these events typically revolve around food and alcohol. Continue reading Alcohol

How Sugar Tricks us & What to do About it

There’s a reason why so many of us turn to a pint full of Ben & Jerry’s when we’re feeling lonely, depressed or stressed. Sugar makes us feel good or at least for a short period of time. Sugar is Continue reading How Sugar Tricks us & What to do About it