According to a study published in Science, entertaining yourself with your own thoughts may be incredibly difficult. It turns out, most people prefer to do something rather than nothing, even if that something is negative, like receiving electro shocks. To conduct the study, Timothy...

If you are working out regularly, and trying to make better nutritional choices but still not seeing any improvements in your body, chances are that you are doing something wrong. Some might argue that they have simply hit a “plateau”, but that is just a fancy way of...

There is a rising trend in the online fitness community and Canadian society as a whole. It consists of men and women who consciously refrain from eating meat and maintain a vegetarian/vegan diet. Dr.Oz came out with his “21 Day Plant-Based Diet” at the beginning of...

A recent study titled Parental Obesity and Early Childhood Development, published in the Journal of Pediatrics showed mother’s and father’s who were obese themselves affected their child’s cognitive development. From CNN: Being overweight may impact not only your...

Is it possible for obesity to spread like a virus from person to person? According to researchers. when one person gains weight, people close to them tend to gain weight as well. The New England Journal of Medicine ran an article on an obesity study by researchers at Harvard University...

Yes, weight training can improve your cardio. When you weight train, the heart beats and the lungs respire. The harder you exercise, the harder these organs work. You will notice that strength training exercises can raise the heart much higher than steady-state aerobic activity....

Most of the clients and trainers working in commercial gyms do not know how to properly train. They are doing it wrong. That’s why a majority of people who join fitness clubs are disappointed in their results. Many buy a membership and start an exercise program, only to quit shortly...

Multitasking is the least efficient way of getting things done. We would like to believe that doing multiple tasks at once saves time and increase productivity. We multitask in many ways, but regardless if we are performing two tasks simultaneously or switching from one task to...

I am challenging myself to eliminate all added sugar for 30 days. This means no refined sugar or artificial sweeteners. Naturally occurring sugars in fruits and other whole foods are acceptable and encouraged. To keep me motivated I will be watching one of these documentaries every...

Starchy carbohydrates are key for muscle growth. Use white rice and brown rice pre and post workout to provide fast acting carb for energy and glycogen repletion. Brown rice is the higher fiber version, a good staple of any muscle-building nutrition plan. Cooked brown rice contains...