You have the power

I haven’t had candy for 22 days (as I gave it up for lent) and I’ve made a few observations of myself and some long-held nutritional beliefs during the past 3 weeks. Here they are in no particular order.   … Read More

How to exercise when you’re a parent

If you’re a parent, you know raising kids and all it entails is almost a full-time job. You may have wondered (at one time or another) how could I possibly get or stay in shape when I have to care … Read More

How you can start an exercise routine from scratch

Getting started is hard. Whether you’re doing something for the first time or starting up again after a break, taking the first step is difficult. You’ve all been there at some stage, correct? My first foray into the gym was prompted by … Read More

The real reason you should exercise

I used to smoke weed. I used to drink a lot. I used to pop every pill under the sun. I used to party till dawn, go to bed and then get up do it all over again. And I … Read More

The pantry is my enemy

When you were a child, you could almost eat anything and not put on a single pound. No matter what time of the day, you’d raid the pantry and shove some sugary goodness down your throat. Did I say you? … Read More

Overcoming a serious injury

I thought I knew what I was doing; however, my back told me different. That small tweak that I felt on that fateful day was later diagnosed as 3 herniated disks in my lower back. To make matters even worse, … Read More

Gym etiquette

The gym is a great place to de-stress and throw some weight around. It’s an environment to improve your mind, body and soul. You can leave your problems at the gym doorstep and just focus on training. Unfortunately, not all people … Read More

25 reasons why exercise is awesome

I love birthdays. Some people hide from their birthdays, but not me. I’m a pig in mud when it’s my birthday and everyone around me KNOWS it’s my day. Besides, birthdays mean cake. Mmmm, cake. I’ve managed to roam the … Read More