How Insulin Resistance Affects Weight Loss

Weight Loss With Insulin Resistance   The real reason you may have struggled to lose weight could be because of insulin resistance.   What is insulin resistance?   It is a condition that results from the body's ineffective use of insulin. While this condition is quite...

A Breakdown of Carb Backloading

There is a multitude of fad diets and trends that have gained popularity over the years.   It can often be difficult to discern whether or not these fads are legitimate and whether or not they would work for you. A dietary trend known as carb backloading has exploded...

Nutrition Tips for Fat Loss

Consistent fat loss is a fitness goal among most everyone who is trying to get in shape   There are many quick fixes and fad diets that claim to be the key to losing fat quickly and efficiently. However, these approaches are often unsustainable and unhealthy. Try...

What Diet Works For You

When it comes to getting the weight off, everyone wants to lose weight fast, and there are many diets out there promising instant results.   But while they might work in the short term, more often than not they are difficult to stick to and so the weight quickly comes...

How to Get Motivated to Workout at Home

Staying motivated to workout can be a hassle, especially when working out from home.   When the couch is just within reach, it can be difficult to get yourself motivated to begin your workout and stick to it. While resisting temptation and staying motivated can be...

The Top 5 Biggest Fat Loss Mistakes People Make

Looking to get back into the clothes that USED to fit you? Is the beer gut cramping your style?   Make sure you aren't making these 5 common fat loss mistakes…     If you are looking to lose some unsightly pounds, tone up for beach season or an upcoming vacation, or...

What’s The Number One Thing Holding You Back?

One Word: EXCUSES   As the owner of a 24/7 commercial gym, I've heard them ALL I'm too busy with work... My kids keep me too busy... I have no time to get to the gym or workout... I try getting up in the morning but it's too hard... etc, etc, etc... I had a gym member...

Do You Let Hardships Sidetrack You?

2 years ago I broke my leg really badly... Like, I DESTROYED it. I was at the local skatepark on a particularly lovely fall day with my wife and kids, and I thought it was a great idea to give the mini ramp a try, although my wife disagreed. One of these days I’ll...

Do You REALLY Not Have Time To Train?

Today, my wife and I are dropping our kids off at their grandparents and heading off into the Whiteshell for a much needed weekend away. Should be an awesome, fun time of rest and relaxation. Rest and recovery are such important, and often neglected components, of an...

What Is NEAT And Why Is It Important To Fat Loss?

NEAT, or Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, is simply a fancy way of describing physical activity that is not related to traditional weight training or physical exercise. Things like fidgeting or changing our posture (which are subconscious most of the time), as...

How Training Is Like Building Wealth

Training Is Like A Bank Account – Are You Building Wealth or Are You Going Broke?   The typical commercial gym is full of people who are doing too many exercises that don't give them good results for the effort they are putting in. Things like directly training biceps...

Are You Exercising Or Are You Training?

A major mistake that is made all too often by people who are trying to lose weight or reshape their body is to focus on either building muscle, or burning fat, but not both. Most people also make the mistake of concentrating too heavily on cardiovascular training to...

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