Movement for Health

Movement is absolutely essential for life. Without movement many of our biological processes don’t take place. Notice how I am not talking about going to the gym but rather movement as a whole that includes lot of things like going for a walk, running around with your kids, playing with your dog, dancing your heart out…

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Get Off the Sidelines: Injury Recovery

Injury Recovery

Injuries happen, inside and outside of the gym. You can have great technique, coaching, programming but an injury can still happen. All of these things can help minimize the risk but nothing can remove the risk completely. Heck you can even get hurt doing everyday things and playing sports only increases the risk. That’s why…

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Is Stress Ruining Your Performance?


Many things can cause detrimental effects to your physical performance and ability. We all know nutrition plays a huge part in being healthy, being able to perform in your chosen sports and in the gym, as does your training. However, there is one thing above all else that is often overlooked when it comes physical…

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Meat Can Be Part of Healthy Diet

You may have heard the good news yesterday that the WHO released a report stating processed meat causes cancer! [1] This is good news because it helps to raise awareness as to which kinds of meat are not a part of a healthy diet. Examples of processed meats are things like sausages, bacon, canned meat, any…

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Lower Stress: Part 3

De-Stress: Part 3

Gratitude journaling is a beautiful way to remind yourself of all that you are thankful for. It is a great way to remind ourselves that we are truly blessed and fortunate –  no matter how tough things may feel sometimes. This is part 3 of our de-stress series and is certainly one of my favourite…

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Lower Stress: Part 2

Lower Stress

Be the positive change you want to see in your life! Give that urge to change a powerful voice, one that brings growth, strength, and love to your life and your beliefs. I am going to talk to you about how you can use positive affirmations to not only reduce stress and help your health…

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Lower Stress: Part 1

lower stress

My battle with unhealthy stress:  A few years ago, I used to be stressed out day in and day out. I had no idea the toll it was taking on my body and my overall well-being. I was exhausted all the time – relying on coffees and energy drinks to get me through the day…

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Organic Decoded

Does buying organic even matter? I used to buy organic food for about 2 months a couple years ago when I had first started paleo but then I read a book by one of the foremost paleo experts and he said buying organic really didn’t matter, so I stopped and thought nothing of it. Now…

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The Barrel Effect

barrel effect

How toxic are you? This is a daunting question that most of us are not only afraid to ask but also really have no idea how to start assessing the question.  I’m going to go over an easy way to start considering your toxic load to help you start making some healthier choices in your…

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Vitamin D for Optimal Health

Vitamin D

“Deficiency is very likely for anyone living in the Northern Hemisphere” – Patrick Holford in regards to Vitamin D [1] Vitamin D is so important and often overlooked by most of us. It is a fat-soluble vitamin; during summer we store extra vitamin D for use during the winter when the sun isn’t strong enough for…

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