The Effects Of Endurance Exercise On Your Fat-Loss

The Effects Of Endurance Exercise On Your Fat-Loss

For those of you participating in endurance based exercise, you may think it is contributing to fat-loss or at least maintaining status quo.You would be sadly mistaken and here is why… If your goal is to lose fat and improve the shape and appearance of your...
Laurie’s Rant:  Why You’ll Never Be Like Arnold

Laurie’s Rant: Why You’ll Never Be Like Arnold

The fear of being bulky! When I meet with someone to discuss the kind of results they’d like to achieve, I will always explain the benefits and importance of sensible and structured resistance training (i.e. lifting weights) for achieving long-term health, wellness...
Nuts: Are They Okay To Eat?

Nuts: Are They Okay To Eat?

Q: Are nuts okay to eat? A: Nuts have long been promoted as healthy because of their polyunsaturated fat content. As such, many people include them as daily snacks in an attempt to eat more healthy fats and protein. However, it’s important that we look a bit deeper to...
Laurie’s Rant:  Beware The Franken-Foods

Laurie’s Rant: Beware The Franken-Foods

We are constantly bombarded by food companies with slick marketing in an attempt to sell us ‘healthier versions’ of what we deep-down already know is unhealthy food aka: Franken-foods. Low-fat chocolate, low-carb beer, high-protein cereal, Vitamin-D-fortified bread,...
What Is The Best Time Of The Day To Exercise?

What Is The Best Time Of The Day To Exercise?

Q: What is the best time of the day to exercise? A: There are pros and cons for exercising in the morning or evening. A morning workout is ideal (hormonally speaking), but evening workouts have been shown to provide better strength outputs.   However, THE most...