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Walking For Fitness – Is It Really Enough?

Walking For Fitness – Is It Really Enough?

Walking often gets a bad rap when it comes to fitness. A lot of fitness pros may even scoff at the idea of a walk being a “true” workout. You may even find yourself feeling like a bit of a slacker on the days you choose to walk rather than run or do a higher intensity...

6 Ways to “Biohack” Your Sleep…Naturally

6 Ways to “Biohack” Your Sleep…Naturally

Sleep! When was the last time you woke up without an alarm, refreshed and didn’t need a big bucket of coffee to get going in the morning? There’s no question that we all want better sleep! But, with all of the distractions, and stresses of daily life - it’s a wonder...

Emotional Eating – What is it and how can I get a handle on it?

Emotional Eating – What is it and how can I get a handle on it?

Picture this: You hit the snooze button one too many times, had a last minute project thrown at you at work, and then sat in an hour of traffic (or if you're luck enough to live a short commute from home - perhaps you've spent the afternoon running around after the...

7 Simple Ways To Eat More Mindfully

7 Simple Ways To Eat More Mindfully

As a nutrition coach I focus on habits and behaviours - and the first habit I introduce to clients is mindful eating. We’re often told WHAT to eat... what types of foods, how much of them, what combinations, and what time to eat them - all with the intention of...

Exercising with Chronic Pain

Exercising with Chronic Pain

Exercising is good for you, for so many reasons - physically & mentally.  This isn't new information - the benefits of exercise have been well researched and reported. But what if you are living with chronic pain (i.e. pain that lasts longer than 3 months)....

 Almond Butter Stuffed Dates

 Almond Butter Stuffed Dates

 Almond Butter Stuffed Dates  Ingredients  12 Medjool Dates (no sulphites) 12 tsp Almond Butter (no added sugar or oil) Optional Toppings: unsweetened shredded coconut, pomegranate seeds, chia seeds, hemp hearts, cinnamon and/or a pinch of sea salt Preparation  Create...

Is The 80/20 Rule For Nutrition & Exercise A Myth?

Is The 80/20 Rule For Nutrition & Exercise A Myth?

Have you heard of the 80/20 rule when it comes to health & fitness? You may have heard that abs are made in the kitchen... Or you may have eaten an extra piece of dessert because you exercised that day, so you feel like you “earned” it dammit! In order to see...

7 Hormone Balancing Lifestyle & Diet Tips

7 Hormone Balancing Lifestyle & Diet Tips

Menopause is a normal, natural life event that occurs when a woman’s period stops. It commonly happens between the ages of 40 and 58. Smokers can start menopause up to 2 years earlier than non-smokers. Menopause happens because the ovaries naturally stop producing the...

Can Lack of Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

Can Lack of Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

Have you ever wondered whether a lack of sleep can cause weight gain? Are you stuck trying to figure out why you’re gaining weight? Or why it’s so difficult to lose those extra kilos that just seemed to sneak up on you despite not changing your diet or exercise...

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