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LISTEN NOW Some people believe that doing cardio is the best way to lose weight and get fit. And while cardio has many benefits such as lowering your blood pressure, strengthening your immune system, and supporting your mental health, it’s only one part of your health and wellness [...]
Not all processed foods are created equally! And while we should generally limit processed foods in our diet, some are better than others. In this video, I share my top 6 list, along with some facts and tips about processed foods along the way.
I recently became more curious about intermittent fasting (I.F.) after listening to several health experts rave about the results. I always knew I.F. could be beneficial; I had learned about it during my studies while I became a licensed Health Coach. I just didn't take a personal interest in it, [...]
While the holiday season is usually full of spirit, laughter, and joy, it is also attached with a gluttonous amount of food and drink. The busyness of Christmas shopping, family gatherings, and holiday parties become a common excuse not to exercise. And the time off work and social aspect of [...]
In this video, I share my top seven carbohydrate choices along with some valuable nutrition information, tips, and misconceptions when it comes to this specific macronutrient.
Do you struggle with getting enough H2O in your day? You and close to half of the Canadian population. Drinking water may be simple and accessible, but it certainly doesn't come easy for many. So why is staying hydrated so important? It has a significant impact on energy levels [...]
In this video, I chat about the benefits of supplements, my personal top 5, what to watch for, and some tips along the way.
I recently spent a month in the mountains, where my family and I hiked and walked daily, stuck mostly to home cooked meals, and maintained pretty good eating habits overall. But still, compared to home life it wasn't quite what I was used to. More bread, more chocolate, more evening [...]
With cold and flu season upon us, I thought it would be helpful to share some tips and strategies to help boost your immune system. Getting sick sucks, and the pandemic has only amplified how inconvenient it is to feel unwell. If you have kids, you probably know all too [...]
And just like that, winter is here. Cold, dark, and dreary. It kind of makes you want to curl up in a ball and do nothing sometimes. In Canada, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can affect nearly 20% of the population, although I suspect that the typical "winter blues" affects the [...]
First off, what the heck is the fourth trimester? I thought there was only three! During my pregnancy I discovered that the fourth trimester is the 12 weeks that follow the birth of your child, accompanied by a large adjustment period as you adapt to your new life. There [...]
If you can find the motivation to workout from home, there are plenty of reasons why this is the best option. It's certainly convenient and time efficient, and contrary to what some may think it can also be extremely affordable and effective. A common misconception about home gyms is that [...]
Is feeling hungry all the time getting in the way of your weight loss journey? It is challenging to stay on track when your stomach feels like a bottomless pit as you're trying to limit calories? Luckily, there are several things you can implement into your day to suppress the [...]
A few weeks after my daughter was born, I was ready to begin my postnatal transformation journey. I felt optimistic since I had started my pregnancy in the best shape of my life. I had also gone through the last nine months successfully maintaining healthy eating habits and a five-day-a-week [...]
The most invaluable thing that was lost for me when the baby arrived was time. Time to shop, time to cook, time to do just about anything with two free hands became nearly impossible. But while this challenge made it harder to make healthy choices, it certainly was not impossible. [...]
GETTING THE DREADED POSTPARTUM NEWS I was three weeks postnatal when I went to see my pelvic floor specialist to assess any potential damage done from childbirth. I was eager to get back to my regular workout routine, and was feeling overly optimistic since I did all [...]
Many women describe the first interaction with their new baby as a distinctive, life changing moment of unconditional love at first sight. I did not have that moment. My four hour labor story was so fast and furious that I was simply trying to process what had just happened. All [...]
As I sit here and write my labor story, I can't help but glance up at my two-day old daughter who entered this world fast and furiously and feel overwhelming love for her. The kind of love that makes me shed tears of joy as I write this, and trust [...]
I don't know if I've encountered a single person who hasn't experienced this uncomfortable feeling in their gut. Bloating can be downright painful, accompanied by swelling, gas, cramps, and tummy rumbles. But in addition to the physical discomfort, psychologically it's not great either - bloating can really take a toll [...]
I've been finding myself chatting and brainstorming a lot with my clients lately about different high protein snacks and the benefits of consuming them regularly. So I decided to come up with my top 10 list to give you some new ideas that are quick & easy! Many people struggle [...]
Is it just me, or does time stand still when you're doing cardio? This form of exercise can certainly drag, which can make it more difficult to sustain as part of a well balanced workout. Luckily, there are a few ways to make it much more interesting AND effective which [...]
As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on and restrictions continue to impact many of our favorite places during these cold, dark winter months, all of it might have affected you mentally and physically. Your energy, motivation, mood and sleep quality may have dipped. Keep in mind that many factors contribute to [...]
"I've tried everything to lose weight and the pounds are just NOT. COMING. OFF!" Sound familiar? If this is you, then watch this video for seriously effectively tips on breaking through that plateau when it comes to weight loss. You'll learn about these top 8 food culprits and [...]
Tension is a good thing when it comes to one training tool that you’ll want to incorporate into your workout plan. Resistance bands are versatile, durable, inexpensive, safe to use, easy to store, and a must-have for any workout enthusiast. You can do any type of exercise with resistance bands, [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we shop for groceries, with more people now shopping online. In addition to saving time, online grocery shopping is convenient. When you’re out of stock of something or you think of an item you need, simply add it to your online cart. However, [...]
I have been experimenting with pancake recipes for years. And as a certified health and nutrition coach, my definition of "the best" is not just based on taste. If that were the case, I'd be packing on the pounds from eating at IHOP all the time. No, my definition of [...]
Once you’ve figured out the right number of layers to put on, exercising outdoors in the winter will be a breeze. Among the benefits are discovering new activities, strengthening your muscles, building endurance, spending quality time with family and friends, and exploring the surroundings of your city or town. You’ll [...]
Want to learn more about portion control & calories? Join Infinity owner Shauna Muldrew as she takes you through an in depth look at her own personal meal plan that helps her stay healthy and lean year round!
If you struggle with losing weight, watch our video! What it WON'T include: false promises about how fad diets, pills, and gimmicky products will come to your rescue. What it WILL include: small, sustainable changes you can implement that can make a BIG difference. [...]