Conquer your cravings: Break the sinister cycle that makes you overeat.

Conquer your cravings:  Break the sinister cycle that makes you overeat.

From ruining your progress to making you feel like a failure, food cravings aren’t your friend (no matter what they say). In this article, we break down the real reasons you can’t stop over-snacking, and explain how to combine smart behavioral strategies with healthy junk food alternatives—so you can finally conquer your cravings.

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4 Reasons You Should Consider Endurance Strength Training

4 Reasons You Should Consider Endurance Strength Training

The sun’s weaning out after a long winter in Calgary.  If you’re like me, you’re itching to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. Running, cycling, and swimming are all great aerobic activities that are beneficial for a healthy heart and body. However, your should be considering endurance strength training as a major component to your fitness regimen. For avid runners, cyclists, and swimmers, strength training has a critical role in performance and in keeping your body healthy.  Here are 5 reasons you must consider if endurance strength training is something you’re considering during these summer months;

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Food Tracking 101: Fat Loss made simple!

Food Tracking 101: Fat Loss made simple!

You look at yourself in the mirror before you hop in the shower, and ask yourself “What went wrong?”.

Your stomach hangs a little further over your briefs than they did last year when you asked yourself this question.

Each time you move at your desk, you feel your belt dig a little deeper into your belly, a constant reminder of the embarrassing new year’s resolutions you’ve made year after year. You promised yourself to lose weight and get in the best shape of your life…

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Weight Training – The Modern Day Panacea

Weight Training – The Modern Day Panacea

The more people I train 1-on-1, the more I am amazed at the benefits strength training provides. Don’t fall into the trap thinking that weightlifting is just about bulking up and building muscle. Thankfully, this sentiment is slowly dying, but the plethora of benefits strength training produces has still been slow to reach the collective consciousness…

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Feeding your emotions- Tips to conquer emotional eating

Feeding your emotions- Tips to conquer emotional eating

Overeating. It happens for countless reasons. Maybe it’s mindless eating while you’re watching TV. You look down and realize you’ve just eaten the whole bag of popcorn. Perhaps you overeat when you’re bored or when you’re hanging out with friends…

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Stretch and Squat

Stretch and Squat

Squat, drop, and stretch your way to an amazing new body!

You want a workout that will shape your glutes? One that will carve your abs? What about one that will add some definition to your arms?

This full body workout does all of that and more.

This one’s a little different than normal. It’s called a freestyle timed set. You’ll cycle between a number of different exercises, from squats to push-ups. Do as many reps as you can within the given amount of time!

Ready? Start the clock!

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