Category Archives: Lifestyle

Best Blogs of 2016

Unlike the typical best-of post, this isn’t going to be a personal recap of 2016, with a commentary for each piece of writing. As personally, I have no interest in such things – whether it’s reading someone else’s, or writing one myself. (no offence!) What I will do, is list off my top posts of…

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Contribution, Connection, Vitality – What Bucket Are You Neglecting?

Time is the #1 excuse for not exercising and discipline is the #1 reason for stopping. Which is sad when you recognize that (in most cases), this behavior stems from the false belief that exercise should focus on “burning calories.” And thus, requires excessive amounts of steady-state aerobic activity (aka cardio). We won’t get into…

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Do You Need a Nutrition Parent? Or Did You Need a Better One?

As someone that’s heavily involved with food and nutrition, it’s hard to ignore people’s eating behavior. And to be honest, it’s kind of in my best interest to pay attention to it; as that’s what motivated me to write a book in the first place, and that’s what continues to help me succeed as a…

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Struggling to Reach Your Goals? Time For a Paradigm Shift (And Maybe Some New Friends)

Setting and reaching a short-term goal isn’t easy, but most people are capable of doing it. Partly because they know where they’re going, and they know what’s required to get there, but predominantly because there’s an expiry date, so their goal is a priority for the 30, 60, or 90 day period. Unfortunately, the same…

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5 Small Nutrition Tweaks That Make a BIG Difference

They say it’s the little things that make all the difference, and this is especially the case when it comes to nutrition. Although, I’d take it one step further and say it’s the little things done consistently that make all the difference. Since this is usually the piece that’s holding people back from reaching their…

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The Government Made You Sick…And Now You’re Paying For It!

What if I told you most of the degenerative diseases we chalk up to “bad luck” are actually behavior related? And more specifically, related to our dietary behavior? Perhaps you’d call me a quack, and maybe you’d be angry. But regardless of how it makes you feel, it’s the truth. Whether we’re talking about diabetes,…

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Research Recap – May 2016

Before we dive into the research, I think it’s important to share a disturbing statistic with you. A recent report in the journal Obesity used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to determine that 17.4% of children (aged 2-19) met the criteria for class 1 obesity in 2013-2014. The sad part being,…

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Research Recap – Apr 2016

Nutrition A new paper from the New Zealand Medical Association outlines the highly effective, and very simple protocol for reversing and preventing diabetes – eat less carbs! Here’s a quote that sums it up perfectly: “In individuals dependent on insulin and other hypoglycaemic medication, the difficulty of matching higher intakes of carbohydrates with the higher…

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