Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip #29 & 30

Tip #29 (Edited from an article by One On One staffer Lindsay Playford) “Oh sure, pinch the area where I’m fattest” and “Oh gross, I am disgusting”. Have we begun to believe that the things we think and say about ourselves are harmless? It is imperative that we realize that our thoughts, which quickly become

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 27 & 28

Tip 27 (By Dr. Wendy Froberg) We often make the mistake of thinking that wanting something to be different (no matter how badly) is the same as being willing to do what it takes to achieve that change. If someone asks “Do you want to be thinner? healthier? fitter?” the answer would usually be “Yes!”

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 25 & 26

Tip #25 Have you taken a look at the size of the dining plates and wine glasses when you’ve gone out to eat?! Holy crap! Everything is supersized and we’re buying supersized dinnerware which leads to portions that are simply too large. Here are a few tips for today. Plates are 9 to 10 inches

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip #23 & 24

Tip #23 Your home can be set up to help you stay trim or it can (sub-consciously) be set up to make it easier to pack on the pounds. Over the next few tips, we’ll look around the house and offer some suggestions on, “slimming” it down. I’ll confess right now, that if I walk

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 21 & 22

Tip #21 Do you need that snack? Some people need a morning snack and an afternoon snack. Some might need the morning or the afternoon snack. Some of us may not need a snack at all. Make sure that you’re eating because you need it and not because you’re bored or because it’s a habit.

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Stampede Detox and summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip #20

Tip #20 What should you eat before a workout? Here are a few tips. The ideal pre-exercise snack or meal should: • Be high in carbohydrates, like grains and fruit, to provide the energy necessary for the workout. • Contain a moderate amount of protein to provide extra energy and to prevent a feeling of

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip #18 & 19

Tip #18 Here’s a quick checklist to help you figure out how much protein you need per day. Sedentary adults 0.4-0.5 grams per pound Endurance athletes undertaking moderate to heavy training 0.6-0.8 grams per pound Strength athletes undertaking heavy training program 0.6-0.9 grams per pound Endurance athletes undertaking extreme training programs or competition/All adolescent athletes

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip 16 & 17

Tip #16 Some yogurts are very high in fat and sugar. Here are some tips to help you in the dairy aisle. Yogurt Buying Guide • The first thing you will need to pay attention to is the serving size. A serving of yogurt in Canada’s Food Guide is 175 g, or ¾ cups. Some

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 14 & 15

Tip # 14 Did you know that a lack of sleep can affect our interpretation of events? Sleep-deprived people seem to be especially prone to poor judgment when it comes to assessing what lack of sleep is doing to them. In our increasingly fast-paced world, functioning on less sleep has become a kind of badge

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Stampede Detox and Summer Shape Up: Tip #12 & 13

Tip # 12 Pre-workout meals make a difference: If it’s been more than four hours since your last meal, then a snack within an hour or two of your exercise session may be necessary. This is particularly important if you expect your exercise to be very intense. Night time eating packs on the pounds: “But

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Stampede Detox and Summer Shape Up: Tipsy… Ummm Tip #11

Tip #11 Here’s a wine list and calories. Please pay attention to the portions. Just 2- 8 oz glasses of red wine per night over the next year is 123, 760 calories! (that’s 35 potential pounds). If you’re like me, a glass of wine leads to a little cheese and a little this and a

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip #9 & 10

Tip #10 In yesterday’s post, we discussed testosterone and the boost that it gave to men. I wanted to clarify that both men and women have a balance of estrogen and testosterone. But, what happens if a man has too much estrogen? Infertility: High estrogen levels may cause the sperm levels to fall. Gynecomastia (bitch

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shake up: Tip # 8

Tip #8 Sue Deyell’s partner Brigitte slipped me 20 bucks to make yesterday’s workout with Sue, “extra tough”! 🙂 In exchange, Brigitte also gave me the best Salsa recipe ever!!! Enjoy. (Just keep your knowledge of the pay off between us!) Brigitte says: This salsa is best eaten fresh. All of your friends will go

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shake Up! Tip #7

Tip #7 By Trainer Danny Arnold   Dead lifts are one of the most important exercises in your fitness arsenal. There are 3 types (traditional, sumo and Romanian). We will be talking about traditional dead-lifts which help with everyday life and keeps you standing tall. It’s a technical exercise that can be very difficult to

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shake Up: Tip 5 & 6

Tip #6 50% Of Canadians will do cardio as their sole form of exercise. What they don’t realize is that this does nothing to stop the loss of muscle that comes with aging….You also need to pump iron.   Tip #5 Did You Know? A 65 year old female who strength trains and does aerobic

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