Tag Archives: weight loss

I’m fit!! But, now what?

You’ve put in the blood sweat and tears necessary to get into the best shape of your life. T25, Insanity, P90X, Slim in 6 – whatever it was, you’re feeling amazing and so proud of your results. It was tough but you perservered and it was WORTH IT! Congratulations! But, now what? I’ve been there – I did P90X to get in shape for my wedding day, and once the honeymoon (literally, our trip to the Caribbean) was over, I didn’t know what to do. Continue reading →

WANT to LIKE Yoga & Pilates, try PiYo

I’ll admit it. The first time I tried Yoga, back in University, I kinda hated it. I had been a trained dancer for 13 years, played various sports throughout high school, and was generally a fit person. Yet, I found this seemingly simple (aka “boring”) practise of Yoga, well, HARD! And like most things in my life, if I’m not immediately good at it, I don’t like it. I know, I know, I’m working on it… So, at the time, I just stuck to my Continue reading →

So, how much should you be eating, anyway?

A while back I posted about how looking at the weigh scale isn’t always a good idea, but instead you should be looking at (if anything) your lean body mass (i.e. what your muscles etc weigh) vs. your body fat percentage. If you missed it, read more about that here. Branching off of that discussion, I wanted to go into a little more detail about how much you should be consuming each day. A lot of people get confused by this – and for good Continue reading →

Insanity: is it really the hardest workout put on DVD, ever?

You’ve probably seen the infomercial before – “Insanity – probably the hardest workout ever put on DVD!!”. You’ve seen trainer Shaun T talking about Max Interval Training, and watched many fit people on screen sweating profusely and struggling through the workouts. You’re scared. But you’re curious. So here’s my take on Insanity, the insanely popular workout program by Beachbody (see what I did just there?). It first launched  in 2009, and was the brainchild of pro trainer and all-around awesome dude Shaun T (of Hip Continue reading →