Why I Only Eat Poutine in Quebec (Or Why the 80/20 Rule is Bullshit)

January is often the time of year when people get on the healthy eating bandwagon. Doing a Whole30 or 21 Day Sugar Detox are excellent ways to re-establish your health. But what happens after your 30-day challenge? Do you stick to your new strict eating habits all the time? Or are you going to do … Continue reading

Eating Vegetables Is Weird!

Defending Your Right To Love Broccoli You’re sitting in the staff room eating lunch. Leftovers always taste better the next day and so you’ve planned a week’s worth of lunches. Today’s lunch consists of pork chops, roasted Brussels sprouts and mashed cauliflower. Your co-worker sits down beside you with her lunch of fat-free deli meat … Continue reading

Overloaded

Exercise is a metaphor for life. You can go through the same routine day in and day out for years and wonder why your situation is no different. It’s the same with fitness. You can do the same program workout after workout or you can challenge your body with variety and intensity. Your choice depends … Continue reading

The Paleo Chronicles Revisited: Our “Whole 30” Challenge

Our steps into paleo began earlier this year when Greg decided to cut grains and see what impact doing so would have on his seasonal allergies. I’ll admit initially I was hesitant. It took me a couple of days to realize the foods Greg was eliminating (cereal and granola bars) I never ate anyway. Yeah, … Continue reading