Strengthen Your Hips In 5 Minutes

Do you find you are having trouble putting your pants on while standing up, or feel weak in your hips after standing for prolonged periods of time? You are definitely not alone. We spend so much time sitting that our hips weaken over time. Try the following Pilates Hip Series …

Kale Salad

Kale Salad with feta, apples, cranberries on top.

Kale has to be one of my favorite vegetables. It’s so easy to grow in abundance and can be used in a variety of ways. My top two would have to be frozen in smoothies and raw in salads. I love how it keeps it’s crispness even the next day, …

The Easiest Fitness Habit To Change

A girl on the beach, sweaty after a run drinking water from a water bottle

All of the fitness advice you receive can be so over whelming. Have you wondered if you only had to change one fitness habit what one should I choose? The answer is quite simple. It’s water. And here is why. Your whole body relies on water to keep it functioning. …

Are Personal Trainers Super Human?

Guy in suit and blue button down shirt, ripping open his shirt to reveal a super hero underneath.

Have you ever looked at a personal trainer and said, there is no way could I ever look like them? Through the 20 years I have been a personal trainer I have heard it all. The reality of the situation is that we are just regular people. We all crave …

Steamed Greens with Wasabi Green Dressing

White bowl with brown rice, topped with steamed swiss chard and kale. In a small side dish in the bowl there is a greeen wasabi dressing.

Kale is one of my favorite greens. You can eat it raw in salads and smoothies as well as steamed and cooked. It’s so versatile and very easy to grow. And has so many health benefits. 1. Blend everything in the blender and pour into a serving container. Set aside. …

5 Ways to Get 10 000 Steps In Toronto

Someone with blue shoes and work out pants jumping in the grass.

Are you finding it tough to get 10 000 steps per day? You are not alone. Having an active plan in your day helps you get there faster. We have compiled a list for you of fun ways to get your steps in while exploring Toronto. Casa Loma is one …

5 Tips for Cottage Snacking

When I think of the cottage instantly I am surrounded by memories of sitting by the camp fire roasting hot dogs and smores, munching on chips by the lake in between swims and ice cream cones that are necessary to battle the heat! We’ve created a list of tips and …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups are so quick and easy to make which is a good thing as they rarely last a few hours in our house. It’s hard to believe they are healthy as they taste so decadent. Servings: 12 small cups If you like this, you should also …

Why 10 000 Steps A Day?

Does your Fit Bit or Garmin tell you to take 10 000 steps/day? Is 10 000 steps/day really the number you should set as your goal? And how did this number come about? The first fitness trackers came out in the 60’s in Japan and were called Manpo-kei which means …

3 Golf Exercises To Drive The Ball Further

The beginning of golf season often starts with creaking bones and aching joints until you are used to the demands of your swing and weight of your clubs. Golf takes a toll on your body and requires a lot of muscle engagement to drive the ball. Often injury prevention is …