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…

Sweat at Home with Denise: Full Body Kettlebell Workout

Its no secret that Kettlebells are my most favourite piece of equipment. If you’ve been following you will have quickly learned that I use kettlebells as part of my daily workouts most of the time. In some form or another, I add it in, which is why I am so excited to be able to…

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….

Fit Mom, Fit Kids! Fun Workouts to do with Your Kids!

      See that video, that’s me and my son Jonathan doing burpees. Actually, he did a full workout with me that day.  He’s 13 and he’s been begging to come and workout with me at the gym, so I finally said yes and told him he had to keep up with his mamma!…