How to Begin and Commit to Your Fitness Journey

Laura Franklin doing an outdoor workout

GUEST WRITER BLOG POST BY KASSIDY GAMBLE: Growing up, sports were always a requirement in my family. Before I got to middle school, I had been on soccer, softball and swim teams, taken gymnastic classes, spent my summers as a junior lifeguard and more. Finally, right before middle school, I decided competitive dancing was the sport for me. For eight … Read More

Tired? Here’s How to Get Better Sleep For Good

woman sleeping

Are you tired? Your sleep patterns and daily habits may need some TLC. There’s no denying that we live in a culture that prioritizes productivity, the constant ‘go-go-go’ and making personal sacrifices to be as productive as possible. So when we need to GET ISH DONE (which seems like always), what seems to be the first to be sacrificed? Very … Read More

How to Use Mindful Eating to Digest Your Best

Are you digesting your food perfectly? Probably not.Even if you don’t suffer from digestive complaints (and this is honestly more rare than not these days), you can always amp up your digestion. Optimal digestion is SO important because it’s the process that gives us the energy and vitality to be rockstar humans. If I asked you to point to where … Read More

Drink This, Not That: How to Make Better Bevvie Choices

glass of water

What you drink, counts, a lot. Yes, our food choices are super important, but so are our beverage choices. What we choose to imbibe on the daily has a massive impact on our health and wellbeing and a lot of us are unknowingly sabotaging a decent diet with poor beverage choices. This is so important that I’m not even going … Read More

Get Fit the Fun Way: A Beginner’s Guide to Obstacle Course Racing

GUEST WRITER BLOG POST BY MELISSA BOUFOUNOS, C.H.N.: The sport of obstacle course racing has exploded in the last few years, with several new races popping up every year. Spartan Race, Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash are likely the ones you’ve heard the most about if you’re just getting into the sport. In the Greater Toronto Area you can also … Read More

How to Eat to Combat Stress and Fatigue with Dr. Salna Smith, ND

GUEST WRITER BLOG POST BY DR. SALNA SMITH, ND: You awake to the abrupt BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! of your alarm clock.  Sadly, snooze just isn’t an option. You put your feet on the floor, go to stand up and a wave of dizziness hits you like it does everyday. Your foggy mind says ‘it’s ok, it’ll just be like this until … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Organic Veggies

So, you’re ready to grow your own organic veggies, but have never gardened in your life and have no idea where to begin. Perhaps you are like my friend Sarah and consider yourself to be an accidental plant murderer and have a black thumb (sorry Sarah). I bet there are a million questions flying through your head, like “what kind of … Read More

Bone Broth: Everything You Need to Know

Bone broth in crockpot

Bone broth, yay! Bone broth is not only a super nutritious and healing food, but it also adds beautiful flavour to other dishes you add it to, or use it to cook with (soups, stews, curries, crockpot meats; the list goes on…:)). The cool thing is that you can actually find good quality bone broth, pre-made, in many health conscious … Read More

5 Easy Ways to Get Back on Track When You Fall Off the Nutrition Horse

Will Ferrell from Elf Stuffing his Face

**Update: Originally titled “5 Easy Ways to Get Back on Track After the Holidays”, but then I realized that the holidays aren’t the only time we fall off the horse… so enjoy. Phew… I made it. It’s Dec. 26th, and I just came home from my final family holiday get-together. The company and the love has been so great, but … Read More