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Pilates vs Yoga – What’s the Difference?

So you’ve noticed that both Pilates and yoga are growing in popularity. All your friends are talking about it and your Instagram is saturated with beautiful fit half naked people posing in their over priced gym gear doing it. To be honest, I haven’t really tried Yoga. Don’t get me wrong, I would like to, because it has many physical benefits, and some days I long for a big long stretch out, but Yoga classes contain a very spiritual element that conflicts with my own religious beliefs. However, even if… Read more Pilates vs Yoga – What’s the Difference?

Soy – It’s Healthy…… Right??

The ploy of soy is a big one. There are so many claims that it has health benefits and is the perfect substitute for animal protein. I used to eat a lot of soy myself, but over the years I have unearthed some hard truths that now make me think twice about consuming soy.

Importance of Metabolism in Weight Loss

What is the role that metabolism plays in weight loss? How can you increase your metabolism to burn more energy and therefore lose weight faster? First, lets look at what the term metabolism means. Basically, it is the rate at which your body burns energy to: keep itself at an even and warm temperature for daily maintenance & bodily functions The metabolic rate of each person is different and directly influences how much fat you use and store.  The good news is, we can increase our metabolism to burn more fat , the bad… Read more Importance of Metabolism in Weight Loss

My Guilty Friend…

Anyway, sitting around the house while everyone is at work, not being able to go for a run or walk to the wharf to watch the water and boats .. (yes i enjoy doing that…it’s not lame, it’s nice…) I started to feel that old friend Guilt. When Guilt visits I usually do either of two things