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Fall Doesn’t Have to Mean Hibernation

Now that fall is officially here, there’s a tendency to want to stay on the couch with a blanket and a warm drink until spring. The days are darker, the weather is cooler and that often causes people to slow down and spend more time sitting and less time exercising. While no one is saying […]

A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO FITNESS (PART1)

Awhile back I read Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Mr. Covey lays out seven very effective ways that, when implemented, will change one’s life. It’s been a very popular book in the business world. But, why stop there? Can we employ these to other facets of our lives? Let’s take a […]

Use what Nice Weather we have left to your ADVANTAGE!

We had an interesting summer no matter what part of Canada you were in this year. Some of us got more sun then expected while others were a little disappointed with the amount of sun they were allowed to use to their advantage. One thing for sure, the weather seems to be staying with us […]

Fitness Quotes to Motivate You to Reach Those Fitness Goals!!!

“SHORT TERM PAIN ALLOWS FOR LONG TERM GAIN” ” BELIEF IN YOURSELF AND YOUR FITNESS GOALS IS THE IGNITION SWITCH THAT GETS YOU OFF THE SOFA AND INTO YOU WORKOUT SHOES” “ATTITUDE IS A LITTLE THING THAT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FITNESS SUCCESS OR FITNESS FAILURE” “YOUR FITNESS GOALS SHOULD ALWAYS BE JUST OUTTA […]

When there’s a Will there’s a Way

There are a myriad of excuses for why an individual doesn’t workout. Generally, the excuse most often given is a lack of time. As a society, we’re working long hours, taking the kids to soccer practice, running errands; anything but working out. We’re just far too busy. Well, where there’s a will, there’s a way. […]

Keeping it Simple Fitness Tips

Health and fitness can be a complicated subject with the vast array of information available. We are constantly being bombarded with the newest discoveries in ground breaking research, publication of the latest fad diet and more tips and tricks than anyone can keep track of. How can the average person decipher the good from the […]

Use your Smart Phone’s to your Advantage!

Smart phones are becoming more popular everyday! I’ve seen kids younger then 10 years old to our grandparents with an iPhone or Blackberry and I still am getting use to seeing that! In saying that, why don’t we use them to our advantage to accomplish our FITNESS GOALS! There are  all kinds of applications that […]

GO NUCKS!!!

Summer is finally hear and shinning hard upon us and the Vancouver Canucks as they are only 2 wins away from the Stanley Cup! With all these intense hockey games usually comes large crowds of friends and family doing their best to motivate the NUCKS to bring home the Cup to Canada for the first […]

Don’t Let Unhealthy Temptations Bring You Down

The daily struggle with the temptation of snacks  is something we all experience. Some people crave salty, crispy snacks; others, sweet sugary treats. Whatever the flavor or texture, it’s a challenge that we all have in common. Let’s face it, temptation and having strong will power is difficult. Many people live in households where other […]

Sometimes the Scale Lies! Fat Loss Versus Weight loss

This is a common mental hurdle for so many people. Everyone wants to weigh a specific amount and it often becomes a motivational killer when the scale gets involved. One great piece of advice for anyone working out,  get rid of your scale. If your  primary goal is to lose body fat, it is important […]