OCR Holiday Giveaway 2018

Welcome to my annual OCR Holiday Giveaway! Want to win some fun prizes from race entries to training tools to supplements? Now's your chance! From December 11 - December 22 there will be a daily OCR holiday giveaway announced right here on this blog post with details...

Top Foods for Tissue Health

As an active OCR athlete, I know you want to protect your tissues so that you can remain injury free and train hard so you can achieve your racing goals.   Did you know that the most abundant tissue in the body, which is also extremely important for anyone who works...

Turmeric – Is it Really a Miracle Spice?

Turmeric is a rhizome that grows under the ground like ginger. It has a rich, bright orange color and is used in many foods. Originally used in Southeast Asia, it’s a vital component for traditional curries. You can find dried powdered turmeric in the spice aisle of...

All About Multivitamins

Multivitamins: Are They Really a Waste of Money? Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They're supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They can also contain several minerals and other ingredients like amino acids...

What is Metabolism?

This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days.   You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean?   Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It's how...

Product Review: truLOCAL

truLOCAL Review   The first time I heard about truLOCAL was while I was walking around the CanFitPro World Fitness Expo in Toronto with one of my clients.   Their booth quickly got my attention and I started chatting with Greg Quaile, one of the Founders and the Vice...

How to Naturally Lower Cortisol

How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)   STRESS!!!   Its causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree?   Our natural “fight or flight” stress response can sometimes go a little overboard. It’s supposed to help us escape injury or death in an emergency...

CanFitPro World Fitness Expo Recap

As part of being a Certified Personal Trainer, I must take a certain amount of continuing education credits every year to keep my certification in good standing. I do this by attending the World Fitness Expo in Toronto.   This is the second year I have attended the...

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