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7 Fatal Mistakes People Make When Hiring a Fitness Coach

     Are you thinking about a healthier, fitter lifestyle? Whether you’ve never worked out before, or used to work out and stopped, regular exercise is critical to your health. If you want to create a healthier version of yourself the right way, find a qualified fitness coach. Knowing where to start can be tricky! Everyone seems to be doing something different, you read a book and it tells you to do something else. There is so much information, it’s easy to get confused! There are a lot of imitators out there, so make sure you know what to look for. … Continue reading 7 Fatal Mistakes People Make When Hiring a Fitness Coach

YUM! Chocolate Chia Pudding with Berry Puree

What’s for breakfast? For a sweet tooth fix try this! Chocolate chia pudding with berry puree (perfect breakfast, snack or dessert) Ingredients: 1/2 cup chia seeds 4 cups almond milk (plain) 3- 4 tbsp Cocoa Powder – more if you like! 1 tbsp Maple Syrup* (optional- can use raw honey as well or for low sugar option use vanilla extract) 2-3 cups frozen berries Directions 1. In a bowl mix together Chia seeds and Almond milk and stir with a whisk or fork. Set aside for 10 minutes so it thickens. 2. In a small sauté pan cook frozen berries … Continue reading YUM! Chocolate Chia Pudding with Berry Puree

WHAT IS CHRONIC INFLAMMATION?

Your body’s immune system has a very appropriate and proactive way of dealing with injury and infection. At the first sign of either, it sends pro-inflammatory hormones to the site that draw out white blood cells to take care of the damage. At the same time, the body sends anti-inflammatory compounds once the white blood cells have done their job to neutralize the threat and to begin the healing process. This response is known as the inflammatory cascade. Acute inflammation is a perfectly healthy response to injury and infection as your bodies way to remove any infection and repair damaged … Continue reading WHAT IS CHRONIC INFLAMMATION?

Mindset for Fat Loss

Do you have the right MINDSET to maintain a healthy weight?

The Whole Picture – Episode 1: Mindset for Fat Loss! It’s our first episode of the Whole Picture and this week we are talking about what’s between the ears when it comes to FAT LOSS! Check out the video below for Episode 1: The Whole Picture – Do you have the RIGHT Mindset for true lasting fat loss? If you don’t have time to watch the video, here are the key points I hope you takeaway from this lesson: 1. You are NOT your pattern! The pattern you’ve adopted, your old operating system, is not you and not your future. What you do, is … Continue reading Do you have the right MINDSET to maintain a healthy weight?

Your burning questions

New Video Series! Your burning questions answered …

The Whole Picture by PUSH!FIT I am really really excited about this! We are rolling out a new Weekly Video Series entitled “The Whole Picture” to help make sense of all the clutter and confusing information out there as it relates to health & fitness. Over the next 4 months we will be diving into fat loss, pain reduction, stress management and recovery through weekly mini lessons and interviews and I would love to get your input on specifically what you have burning questions about! I put together a little intro video for you to check out. Feel free to comment on … Continue reading New Video Series! Your burning questions answered …

The Whole Picture- Let’s talk NUTRITION for FAT LOSS!

In this week’s episode of our 4 part video series: The Whole Picture, push!FIT coach, Christine Chisholm, speaks with me about the right kind of nutrition when aiming for fat loss. Check out the video below for Episode 2: The Whole Picture – NUTRITION for FAT LOSS. If you don’t have time to watch the video, here are the key tips to help burn unwanted body fat: 1. Keep consistent with meals. Eat every 3-4 hours- commit to the practise, commit to consistency, commit to regular meal times. 2. Eat a balance of all three macronutrients- proteins, fats, carbohydrates- all … Continue reading The Whole Picture- Let’s talk NUTRITION for FAT LOSS!

Boundless energy and true nourishment at your fingertips…

Okay so we’re heading into the Holiday season and I know for most of us that means lots of running around, reconnecting with loved ones and probably a LOT of…. food! It’s all good! I am Italian and I love me some good wine and delicious food – guilt free of course. 😉 Growing up in Italy and seeing food as a centrepiece for connection, I get how much joy it can bring to our lives. Good food, made from whole – locally sourced ingredients, cooked up with in the kitchen by someone who puts extra love into his/her cooking … Continue reading Boundless energy and true nourishment at your fingertips…

5 STEPS to a Healthier & Stronger Back

Don’t let back pain stop you! 5 STEPS to a Healthier & Stronger Back By Carl Weston, Head Coach, Push!FITStudio CHEK Level 4 Practitioner CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach L3 Don’t be part of the 80% who suffer with back pain and contribute to the $100 billion in health care and sick leave. Introduction Today almost everyone seems to have a bad back or had some experience with one. But the statistics are actually quite off putting. Especially as and when I work in health care and work with the body. According to recent studies, (Power et al 2006) 80% of … Continue reading 5 STEPS to a Healthier & Stronger Back

Train Smarter for Better Results

I am 100% sure you’ve heard this phrase before because it’s relevant and powerful in every area of life from relationships to health to finances: “Work smarter not harder.” You wouldn’t work more and more hours and harder and harder for the same amount of money would you? Just keep piling on more and more projects, stay later and later and then keep getting the SAME result? \What about having more and more conversations, harder and harder with the same people and getting absolutely no where? Sounds crazy and that is the definition of crazy isn’t’ it? Doing the same … Continue reading Train Smarter for Better Results

Celebrate Your WORTH: A Gift to Mom’s

Yeah yeah…  I know Mother’s Day was yesterday but I am posting this today on purpose in case you have already jumped back into the swing of things and didn’t savour the moment.  Are you still celebrating your worth and value? For all our mom’s and beautiful women who don’t take the time to honour themselves often enough please listen to this video message from me, accept the gift and take my challenge.  Did you know? You are simply amazing.  Whether you’ve carried a child, cared for a child that you love like your own, or even if you’re a mother to fur … Continue reading Celebrate Your WORTH: A Gift to Mom’s