The ruffling of feathers began with a few voices expressing concern about kids’ health. Specifically, it was about the sheer volume of cheap pizza and frozen yogurt being shilled to children at our school and how much of it was being sold to Junior and Senior Kindergarteners—some as young as three—who were ordering three slices of pizza at one nutrition break.…
The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommend that Canadian kids between 5 and 17 years of age get at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity each day. Only 5% of 5- to 17-year olds are meeting these recommendations.1 This is surprising to me as kids are naturally active. Remember when your toddler first learned to walk? They didn’t stop, into everything and always on the move. We…
Give yourself a free pass to enjoy the festivities over the next couple of weeks… but use these tips to prevent a month-long hangover come January 1st!
If you’re craving a particular food night after night, maybe something is missing from your diet! Find out what your body might actually be craving (it’s probably not really Doritos after all…).
Yes, you can sneak exercise into your day in tiny bits AND reap the benefits! Here are my top tips for staying fit when you’re a slave to the school-year schedule.
Want a killer lower body workout to tone your hips, butt & thighs without stressing your joints? Whether you’ve got knee pain or not, this routine will improve your ‘rear view’ without impact or injury!
OK, well, the secret’s out now. I’m going to be 30 in 2 weeks. 30 has made me evaluate some things in my life that are perhaps not exactly as I’d love them to be. Check out my personal health goals and get some inspiration for your own milestones, or maybe just for your healthiest summer yet!
There is one goal that seems, above others, to drive us to get to the gym, pound the pavement or squeeze in that fitness class… Who doesn’t want to be hot? Here are my must-do moves for a Hot Mama body!
I’ve been weight training & working out since I was 17 or 18 years old. I’ve been a personal trainer since 19. I’ve counseled, trained & motivated literally hundreds of people to lose fat. I’ve also lost fat myself – I’ve had 2 babies in the last 4 years. The point is, I know a thing or two about fat…
My kids are growing so quickly. I probably will not have another baby. I just don’t want to miss anything. Sometimes I’m so sad to leave the house and step away from my babies that I don’t even want to go to work (for a minute or two)….