Fat loss

Crazy, Effective Workout

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I’m so loving cross-fit!  The intensity is addicting for me.  Mind you on Friday, I was gassed after that workout!  I think that was the hardest I’ve ever worked. Anyway, today I wanted to share one of my favourite workouts.  I was doing this 1-2x a month before cross-fit and I think it’s one of […]

Diet

Shape Your Path

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In the book Switch, Chip and Dan Heath describe our behaviours and habits as being like a person riding an elephant. The rider is the “thinky-brain” of logic and reason. The rider tries to control the elephant, and succeeds… for a while. The elephant — massive, strong, and powerful — is the primal, emotional brain […]

Diet

So Your Nutrition Plans get Derailed on the Weekend

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I Get it!! It happens to me & my clients as well.  We’re experimenting with a new technique that’s proving to be quite successful. I’d love to share it & help you increase your adherence this weekend. Studies show that us mere mortals deal better with challenges when we visualize the challenging situation and record a plan […]

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I Can’t believe I’m a Published Author!

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Hi There! You know how much food and health matter to me, especially now that I’m focusing my career to helping people regain their health through nutrition. I believe that food is our medicine, that with the right diet we can ensure we remain healthy or gain control over the symptoms we are sometimes plagued with. Many […]

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Changing Behaviours is Hard!

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Joe and I got back from visiting with family in Nova Scotia last week.  When I measured my body fat on Friday it was up 2%!    Yup, no surprise there — drinking every evening, rich sauces, deep-fried foods & birthday cakes — yes plural! If I want to return to pre-NS body fat, I’ll need […]