Blog2019-01-18T16:06:13-04:00

Summer Stress-Busters

As the temperatures rise and the schedules fill up, it can be easy to get caught up in the business of summer and let our physical and mental health take a spot on the back burner. Now, you may think that summer time means you’re more active, spending more time outside, and eating more fresh fruit and veggies, so how could that be a bad thing? Unfortunately, those things are often paired with more unhealthy food (hotdogs, hamburgers, etc), alcohol, dehydration, [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Junk Food Cravings

You’re stopping for fuel and you head inside to pay, but then all of a sudden you’re attacked by a bag of potato chips, which make their way into your hands and you’re forced to pay for them and eat them. Okay, that’s not exactly how it happens, but sometimes it can feel that way. When you spot your favourite junk food and the craving hits, you feel like you need it and it can feel impossible not to cave. Or [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Week 5 Mini-Challenges

1. Replace all soda, juice, energy and sports drinks, alcohol, etc with WATER! This one might sound tough, but if you tend to sneak a soda, chocolate milk, or one of your kid's juice boxes here and there, this challenge may be perfect for you! I won't be too mean about it though... go ahead and have one coffee per day if you wish, and enjoy an unlimited amount of herbal tea, just skip the sugar! 2. No Bread or Pasta  [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Healthy Fleet Challenge, Weight Loss|2 Comments

Week 4 Mini-Challenges

Each week during the 10 Pound Challenge, I'll outline 5 different mini-challenges. Your job is to choose 1-2 of them to fully commit to for the week, and you may choose to continue that practice for the remainder of the challenge. You may wish to do more than 2 of the challenges, and you are welcome to do so, but be sure to fully commit to 1 or 2 so that you don’t get overwhelmed too quickly. You’ll select your challenge [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: Exercise, Healthy Fleet Challenge, Nutrition, Weight Loss|5 Comments

Is intermittent fasting healthy?

Intermittent fasting is the practice of restricting your eating window each day, typically to 6-8 hours. For example, fasting from 6pm each  night to 10am the following morning, providing a 16 hour fasting window and an 8 hour eating window in each 24h period.  Each person sets their own time frame and hours depending on what they feel works for them. This is said to help burn fat by forcing the body to enter a fasted state, in order to use [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Week 3 Mini Challenges

Each week during the 10 Pound Challenge, I'll outline 5 different mini-challenges. Your job is to choose 1-2 of them to fully commit to for the week, and you may choose to continue that practice for the remainder of the challenge. You may wish to do more than 2 of the challenges, and you are welcome to do so, but be sure to fully commit to 1 or 2 so that you don’t get overwhelmed too quickly. You’ll select your challenge [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: Healthy Fleet Challenge, Nutrition, Weight Loss|2 Comments
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