Training Frequency for Weight Loss

Training Frequency for Weight Loss What kind of time commitment is needed to see results? As always, the answer is – it depends! The goals that the person has will determine how often they have to workout. The good news is that for most people who want to improve their aesthetics, it’s not as much […]

How Your Body Uses It’s Energy

How Your Body Uses It’s Energy It’s easy to get a myopic view of your weight loss goals – must lose weight, must workout more and eat less(read in a mouth breathing caveman voice). I’m not saying that these are not important factors in one’s journey to achieving a weight loss goal but there are […]

My Pregnancy Journey Part Three: Second & Third Trimester

My Pregnancy Journey Part Three: Second & Third Trimester With the first trimester finally behind us, both Wade and I could breathe a sigh of relief. The breakfast sandwich and spaghetti with meat sauce cravings had slowly diminished, as had the nausea and projectile vomiting. I was finally starting to feel somewhat normal again around […]

My Pregnancy Journey Part Two: The First Trimester (And Surprise of a Lifetime)

My Pregnancy Journey Part Two: The First Trimester (And Surprise of a Lifetime) There are few surprises that can beat finding out you are pregnant. Whether you’ve been trying and anticipating getting pregnant for weeks, months, or in our case, over a year, or not trying at all, seeing that little “+” sign on a […]

My Pregnancy Journey Part One: Getting Pregnant

My Pregnancy Journey Part One: Getting Pregnant Wade and I have been together for nearly eight years. We’ve traveled and shared so many memories – music festivals, concerts, road trips, running through Spain, hiking the Grand Canyon, tying the knot in Penticton, three weeks traveling around New Zealand on our honeymoon, training together and competing […]

Minimum Effective Dose vs. Maximum Recoverable Volume

Minimum Effective Dose vs. Maximum Recoverable Volume We all want to have effective workouts. Seeing the hard earned results from your work in the gym is the end goal for most people. But what does that look like exactly? Are you putting in enough work to see progress or are you leaving more results on […]

Diets Don’t Work

Diets Don’t Work If you’ve ever tried going on a diet before, in hopes of losing that stubborn weight and keeping it off for good, you’re not alone! Most people (women in particular) have tried at least one fad diet in their lifetime, with the goal of fast tracking their weight loss attempts. The problem? […]

Building Willpower

Building Willpower We live in a world of comfort, instant gratification is basically a part of life in Western society. We can access almost anything at a moment’s notice and enjoy it. Hell, you can even order McDonalds to your house now since the drive-thru was obviously too taxing to endure. It’s no wonder we’ve […]

Taking Control of a Weight Loss Goal

Taking Control of a weight loss goal Do you feel as if you’ve been doing everything right in your efforts to lose weight, and yet you’re still not seeing the results you were hoping for? It’s time to take control of your weight loss goal once and for all! Just when you think you’ve been […]

Kennedy Falls Run

Kennedy Falls Run One of my favourite North Shore trails I’ve done to date is Kennedy Falls. On a typical rainy morning a few months ago, my wife Mary and I decided to start out on this trek as part of our ultra marathon training program. It was a wet and wild trail at the […]

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