One of the most important pieces of health information has just been discovered, but it seems to still be hidden under the blankets. Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York have found out WHY we actually need to sleep! we probably already have an idea of the health implications of too little (or […]
I have this conversation with clients at least once a week, so I thought I’d share it here for you as well. Now, while I’m an Exercise Physiologist (and not a dietician), the majority of our clients ask about dietary advice, as it’s part of the lifestyle behaviours that we often coach our clients through. […]
Little people can teach us a lot about life. At this point in time, my not-quite-two year old is wise beyond what she can express through her vocabulary. This is often a source of frustration for her, and my challenge is to efficiently decode her words so as to validate her verbal communication. So when […]
If you were thumbing through the Sunday paper over the weekend, you may have come across two separate full-page articles eight pages apart from each other. The first carried the big bold headline ‘Exercise Won’t Make You Thin‘. The second had the headline ‘How I Went From Virtually Zero to $3.5 MILLION of Real Estate […]
Right up there for me with the Ab King Pro and other elaborate fold-out clothes hangers is the phenomenon of toning shoes. You’ve seen them: they kind of look like canoes for your feet. And that’s pretty much how they act as well. Canoes were built to move in one direction. If you’ve ever […]
Eat to live, or live to eat? The latter resonates very strongly with me. For as long as I can remember, my life has revolved around food. Nourishment. The social experience. Comfort. The sensory buzz. The abundance of quality and exciting ingredients in so many different locations…food has never been a boring commodity as far […]
I’ve never hated salad, yet it’s never something that’s particularly excited me either. Until I discovered how good it makes me feel!