3 East Ways to Stay Healthy on Vacation

Here are my Top 3 Tips for staying on track while on vacation! This is the very first time we have travelled away to somewhere hot during the winter and none the less we travelled over the busiest holiday CHRISTMAS and I have to admit it was fabulous and we are totally doing it all…

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Finding New Roads: Family Road Trip to Chicago

Third time’s a charm, well in our case it’s the best one yet! Ever vacation to a big city and fall in love with it immediately?  This is us with Chicago, and it’s not just me that loves it, we all do as a family, so when we were planning a family road trip with…

Sweat at Home with Denise- Cardio + Core Med Ball Workout

Did you know that Medicine Balls are one of the most ancient pieces of athletic equipment?  It dates back to 1000BC. It was used by athletes in Ancient Greece. If you are looking to increase your core and overall strength, coordination, balance and endurance adding a medicine ball to your workouts can target all of…

Genetics: Your Health, Wellness & Fitness Level

Being a personal trainer and certified nutrition coach, you can probably imagine how excited I was to learn about a new DNA test that specifically tests our fitness and nutrition genes. A few weeks ago I was invited to attend an information session with MyDNA as they launch this new DNA test in Canada.  It…

Eat the Rainbow! Join The 8 Week VegeGreen Challenge + Giveaway!

Health experts tell us to “Eat the Rainbow” of fruits and veggies. Why? Because every colour represents different powerhouse nutrients! When you eat (or drink) ‘the rainbow’ your body gets what it needs to live a healthy, vibrant, energized life. Because when you’re fully nourished, you feel great. And when you feel great, you live…

Women and Diets | Why are we always looking for a quick fix?

The better question is- why do we  (women) keep falling for the newest fad diet?  What is always making us search for the diet that is going to work and work fast?  Is it only me, or do we always seem to find ourselves needing to lose 10lbs? It’s not until I changed my whole outlook…

Simple Stir Fried Quinoa

Quinoa has to be the most versatile grain, you can pretty much do anything with this grain, from cooking to baking with it. Health Benefits of Quinoa? Quinoa also falls into the ‘Superfood” category as it’s considered to be a high-fiber carbohydrate and is a complete source of protein meaning it contains all essential amino acids….