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Addressing Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is when we opt to eat something to make ourselves feel better – and we may not even realize we are doing it. When we are stressed, sad, tired, or anxious, it isn’t uncommon to find ourselves in front of the fridge or pantry looking for...

Fitness Tip – Circuit

Pre-circuit tip: 1) warm up for 5 mins, 2) wear your gym shoes, and 3) check for hazards on the floor. You choose your intensity but try to avoid stopping for more than a minute between exercises. Consider 2-3 rounds to start. – Push-ups: keep your hips still...

Getting protein quick

Protein consumption – for many people – is often associated exclusively with meat. This is why so many people struggle to hit their protein intake every day. Meat is of course a great source of protein; however, there are plenty of other quick protein...

Post-workout stretches

Even with stretching, perform only stretches that you are comfortable doing and preferably those that you have already done with your trainer in the studio. Modify them as needed (reducing/increasing intensity where appropriate) and stop if you feel pain. Don’t forget...

Work your core!

Have you ever wondered why your trainer may not include sit-ups or crunches in your workout program? The answer is the movement required for these exercises – continually curling the lumbar spine – adds pressure to the discs and can actually lead to tears and...