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10 Signs and Symptoms of Overtraining Your Body

Exercise can be a great addition to your lifestyle – but sometimes people exercise to excess, either to relieve stress, in a frantic attempt to lose weight, or simply because they get addicted to exercise. As I’ve said before, it’s a fine line between getting enough exercise to improve your health and fitness, and too […]

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How Accurate are Treadmill Calorie Counters?

The other day I saw a tweet on Twitter that said “I just burned 938 calories in 45 minutes” and I thought WOW! That’s a lot of calories to burn and this person must have been busting their butt. The very same day a friend told me she loves a particular mainstream treadmill because the it […]

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Weight Machines Vs Free Weights – Which Is Better?

How many times have you heard someone say that weight machines are better than free weights? In fact most big chain clubs purposely start their new trainees on the weight machines for this very reason! Check out your local fitness center and chances are you’ll see circuits of equipment, lined up in order, all targeting different muscle […]

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10 Most Common Gym Injuries That Are Easy to Avoid

Today I’m talking about gym injuries – with the most common exercise related injuries I’ve seen over the years – both from my clients and in the dozens of gyms I’ve worked at and worked out in! The truth is if you work out regularly, chances are you will suffer an injury at some point. Like […]

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Is it Healthy to Eat Eggs Everyday?

Eggs! Sometimes it feels like every single day there’s a different news story suggesting that the little white ovals are bad for your health. And yet if you’re following a Paleo style regime you’ll know that eggs are an essential part of your daily diet. So for today’s Fitness Fact Or Fiction I’m asking a simple […]

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10 Easy Ways to Burn 100 Calories Fast

Working out in the gym is great but just because you’re not in the gym doesn’t mean you can’t burn a few extra calories with some simple activities. Below are 10 simple activities you can fit into your daily life that will enable you to burn extra calories – as well as revving up your metabolism! So […]

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10 High Calorie Diet Dangers

It’s quite an eye opener because even though some of these foods are considered to be healthy and nutritious, they can all be overeaten quite easily. Since it’s not what you eat, but more importantly how much you eat that determines your weight and fat percentage, this list will hopefully come in quite handy. Check these out… 1. […]

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10 Best Snacks for Dieting on the Go

Snacks – those all-important bites that keep us going throughout the day. Snacking keeps calories coming in and elevate your metabolism, but too often they’re skipped, or we consume way too much. As always it’s all about smart choices AND portion control… So here’s my Top 10 list of the best snacks to grab on […]

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