Fitness: How much should you exercise to lose weight? (repost)

One question I see asked a lot in fitness groups is around exercise. How much should I exercise? How much cardio should I do to lose weight? I’m always floored by how different the responses are. I once saw someone post that they rode the bike or used the treadmill for THREE hours a day,…

Fitness: the skinny on intermittent fasting

Reposting – this might be my most popular post and it’s still getting daily hits. I thought it would be good to share again – I’m doing terribly at IF right now. Some of you know that I moderate a fitness group on a (nameless) adult forum. When I joined the group, I was adamant…

Fitness Update: week 2 update

The last week has been a bit rough so I haven’t been posting as much. I had two days that were a complete washout with migraines. It’s the weather – we had rain. Then sun. Then the threat of snow. Then rain. Then sun. You get the drill. A typical spring day in Edmonton. But…

What’s Cooking: Roasted Veggies & Chicken

It’s that time of year again – time for summer recipes! I love discovering new foods and trying new things this time of year. I do hope to pick up a small grill that I can use on my balcony this year. I really want to experiment with grilling steaks and fish again. There’s nothing…

Fitness: exercising without a gym membership

Are you tired of spending money on gym memberships that you never use? Or maybe you were pressured into signing up for a membership by overbearing “fitness experts” while visiting your local fitness centre? Or perhaps you invested thousands of dollars on a new treadmill, only to have it turn into the world’s most expensive…

Fitness goals – meal planning

A lot of people are asking me what I eat in a single day to lose weight. Well, now that I’m back on track with cooking and eating healthy – let me tell you. Here is what I’ll be doing for the next two weeks. Breakfast Options Breakfast happens between 7:00 am and 10:00 am…