Notes from Nutrition Lecture

March 15th, Victoria Wellness had the pleasure of hosting another great nutrition lecture from Anneke of Dani Health The lecture was entitled ‘Starving Yourself Fat’ and focussed on dieting, metabolism and how starvation diets have a detrimental effect on not only your overall health, but your weight loss efforts as well. Thank you Meaghan for […]

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What Gets You Moving?

I sometimes wonder what gets and keeps people involved in exercise programs.  At my studio, clients comes from all walks of life with a varied exercise history.  Some have exercised their whole lives in various forms, whether it be sports when they were in school or activities taken up later in life.  Some have a […]

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Am I getting enough? Too much? Quick Nutrition Check for Protein

Am I getting enough? Too much?  Quick Nutrition Check for Protein Danielle Van Schaick BASc, RD, CPT Registered Dietitian, Lead Dietitian Professional Speaker 1) Begin by calculating how much protein you should be getting on a daily basis. My Minimum Daily Protein Needs = Weight in pounds x 0.8 grams divided by 2.2 What about […]

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Machines vs Free Weights

Free Weights vs machine training. Which is better? This is a question that continues to be asked usually by potential clients viewing our facility or even by people requesting me to set up home training programs for them. This is a good time to look at machine weight training vs free weights. I think it […]

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ARE YOU A DIET VICTIM?

By Melonie Dodaro A diet victim excuse is the line you tell others, and yourself, about why you haven’t been successful with your health goals in the past. By and large, this is a conglomeration of misconceptions, assumptions, and denial all rolled up into one. All of us have heard or used the following excuses […]

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