Should I Run To Lose Weight?

Should I Run To Lose Weight?

Often in the gym during training sessions, questions come up and if I am asked the same question a few times, then it is time to write a blog post about it. One question that seems to crop up on a regular basis is about starting a running program to “get lean” or lose weight.

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Steps to Success

Steps To Success

Most people start a fitness program because of two reasons: to lose weight or “tone up”. There are those that will be successful in achieving their goals and for others it is a struggle. I often find myself thinking about what determines a persons’ ability to succeed in reaching their goals. When we have the Fitness Challenges at the gym, it is very obvious what the successful Challengers’ do to achieve weight loss, inches lost and body fat reduction.

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Fat Fighting Lunch Recipes (and a BIG sale, too)

I’ve got two awesome updates for you today from my partners over at Prograde Nutrition. First, you’ve got to check out these 5 Fat Fighting lunch recipes they just released. They will fill you up and fuel your body the right way: http://victoriawellness.getprograde.com/easy-lunch-ideas.html Second, they are having a HUGE sale where all their products are […]

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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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