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Raise Your Quality Of Life Today

Raise Your Quality Of Life Today

What does it mean to raise your quality of life? For some, it’s all about possessions, having expensive things and where you live. For others, quality are things that are more intangible, like good health, mental well being and personal freedom. It means many things to different people, but one thing is certain, staying healthy […]


Increase Your Good Gut Bacteria

Increase Your Good Gut Bacteria

You’re never alone. No, it’s not Big Brother that’s watching you, but the microbiome that’s living in you. You have billions of microscopic fungi, bacteria, archaea, virus and eukaryotes living in and on your body. In fact, some estimates say they outnumber human cells by ten to one. They play an important role in your […]


Health Benefits Of Kale

Health Benefits Of Kale

Kale used to be relegated to the salad bar as decoration, but is now touted as one of the superfoods. How did that happen? It occurred because of all the health benefits of kale. I remember early in my grocery shopping days, there was always a small display of kale in Gloucester, ON, but it’s […]


Are You Wasting Time With Cardio

Are You Wasting Time With Cardio

While cardio is important to your fitness effort, you might be wasting time with cardio if you want to lose weight. Even worse, you might be sabotaging your efforts, too. Cardio is important for overall fitness, just as flexibility, strength and balance training is. It’s not meant as a cure all for every fitness goal, […]


Is Sugar Ruining Your Health

Is Sugar Ruining Your Health

One reason we provide nutritional advice, besides a program of exercise, it that what you eat is as important, or even more important as working out when it comes to any fitness goal. You simply can’t out-exercise a bad diet. One of the things we find most people have a problem with is all the […]



Stretch For Success

Stretch For Success

Do you want to get maximum results, plus help prevent injury, you need to stretch for success. That’s right, stretching should be part of everyone’s workout. It’s not only great as a warmup or cool down, it’s also necessary for flexibility. While strength training is definitely important for weight loss and protecting you from injury […]


Interval Training? Does It Help?

Interval Training? Does It Help?

There’s a lot to be said for interval training. My clients in Ottawa find it extremely effective. HIIT—high intensity interval training—is one where you workout at high intensity, for a few minutes and then have a slightly shorter recovery period and back to the high intensity. Regular interval training combines two or more activities, one […]