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How To Burn More Calories In Less Time

How To Burn More Calories In Less Time
As much as I love taking my brisk, steady, uphill strolls on the treadmill, having…

9 Things No One Talks About After Having A Baby

A few informative (and possibly terrifying) things you should know about delivery and postnatal recovery that I wish I knew before I had my daughter.

For most first time mothers, only a few things are more terrifying than the unknown of giving birth to a baby. Everyone…

What I’d Like To Do Differently With Baby #2

Pregnancy tips for moms-to-be.

 

1. I’m Not Eating For Two
This age-old saying is how many pregnant mothers justify inhaling everything in sight (my husband also believes…

How To Lose Weight With PCOS

Find out the 6 essential factors for PCOS weight loss.

My PCOS weight gain began in my early twenties (about 40 pounds of weight gain, to be exact). I didn’t fully understand…

5 Ways To Stay Motivated On A New Exercise Program

Exercise can change your life, if you stick to it and do it safely.

Don’t Be Afraid, Just Try Your Best
It’s easy to be intimidated by exercise, especially when you are watching super-ripped people performing moves…

Do You Need a Fitness Tracker? My Fitbit Review

Details on how I use my Fitbit tracker, as well as the features of the Fitbit Charge HR.

I purchased a Fitbit Charge HR ($200CDN) almost a year ago as part of my get in shape/lose the baby weight program….

Tips to Avoid Overeating

Don't let your cravings derail your diet.

   1. Eat Slower

I have a hard time with this one because I am genetically programmed to inhale my food (thanks Daddy)….

Choosing the Right Weight

An important part of an optimal resistance training program is choosing the right weight. Not too heavy, but not too light either.

     1. Ensure You Have a Variety of Weights Available
Different muscle groups require different amounts of weight. For example, you can probably…

PCOS and Fertility: How I Got My Periods Back

Find out how I regulated my periods through weight loss.

I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) at the age of 23. Since puberty, I was never able to have a…

Lift Heavy to Lose Weight

Learn about the benefits of lifting heavy weights and why you need to start ASAP.

By the end of 2015, I decided it was time to take my exercise plan to the next level; I started resistance training…