Some may say being tied to your tech is an addiction and you need help to get off. But when it comes to your fitness tech, we say it's a healthy addition that can help keep you on… on track with your health and fitness goals that is!
It goes without saying that nowadays being tech-savvy is just the norm. But just what are the reasons why adding some wearable fitness technology to your workout gear can help you level up your game? One big reason is that the great weather of summer is a great motivator, helping you be much more enthusiastic about heading outdoors to tackle your fitness goals. But there’s a few more reasons that can be the icing on the cake, especially if that’s what you’re aiming to burn off
Level Up Your Ability with Wearable Fitness Tech
In addition to wearable tech, your mobile device can also help you become fitter and healthier with great health and fitness apps that cost next to nothing. You’ll be able to make better use...
One thing we can't stress enough is the understanding that a "diet" is something you follow short-term, while a balanced "nutrition" plan ensures you're including a variety of foods in certain quantities and proportions so that your requirement for carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and alternative nutrients will be met within the parameters of your specific caloric needs – ALWAYS.
It’s not only the type of food but the ingredients that make it nutritious. So, it becomes a no-brainer then that in order to maintain good health, limit your consumption of empty calories, and instead try to get your calories from foods that maximize nutritional value.
For example, a homemade pizza with a natural food base and plenty of fresh veggies on top may be a healthy choice. In contrast, premade pizzas and other highly processed foods often contain empty calories and can not only sabotage your waistline but your over-all health too.
Nutrition Is A Balancing...
OMG, we're 17!
Thank you to all of our loyal clients and wonderful family who have and continue to support us after 17 amazing years in business. Because of all of you we have been able to change the lives of thousands of individuals with our fitness, nutrition, weight loss programs and more!
Back in 2004 we embarked on a mission to take a one-size-fits-all approach to fitness and turn it into something that was customizable, had integrity, sustainability, and could change lives across all demographics – from teens to seniors, homes and corporations. In fact, we were the very first in-home Personal Training company in Toronto, Canada, servicing not only homes, offices and cottages, but also major Ontario resorts like J.W Marriott, Taboo, Red Leaves, and Muskoka Bay Club. We’ve also had the pleasure of working with major corporations like BMO, KMH, IBM, Penmore, STAK Fitness, Coca-Cola, Molson Canadian, and AstraZeneca, to name only a few.
Over the years we’ve grown...
Accountability starts with having the desire to be the change we want to see in life. It really is the fundamental key to changing your life. We are relied upon for many commitments daily: family, work, bills, relationships. But there’s still more – something bigger. And it’s by far the most important when it comes to reaching the top of your life’s desires for success. It’s the relationship you have with yourself.
You see, with so much clutter in your daily life pulling you in different directions, how can you begin to focus on that which is most important – yourself? When you are clear on what is best for you only then can you give the best energy to life’s external demands with value and integrity.
There are some important steps you can take to manifest all that you want in your life that creates a balance of what you give and also what you get in return for your authenticity. And for your absolute happiest life, that requires action....
Do your children have difficulty when you change from one activity to another? Do you have trouble getting your child to follow a regular schedule during quarantine homeschooling? Consistent routines help create order and structure in your day. Things go more smoothly when you and your child know what to expect. These are indeed strange times, and your kids are certainly affected by the constant switching from in-school to home-school routines, along with imposed stay-at-home orders that change almost week to week. There are some simple ways to help make things run more smoothly at home that will allow everyone to optimize productivity and create positive flow in the day.
It’s normal for young children to test the limits when boredom sets in, and it can be frustrating and really test our patience as parents too. One way to keep control and keep the mood calm to help children learn is to create structure. Structure is created by consistent routines and rules....
Daily living under a “stay at home” order has impacted both families and single individuals alike. Restless stress and anxiety have begun to manifest greatly in our mental health, putting strain on our mind, body, and spirit. This also means that getting creative with new & exciting ways to effectively manage our time at home is a must. Our newest challenge has been learning how best to release our restless energy through activities that prove to be entertaining, beneficial, and also fun for the entire family. Now, more than ever, with our children required to be home-schooled, there is a need for healthy, fun, and effective daily schedules and activities to be in place – also to save our sanity!
Here’s some eLifestyle-approved tools to help you and your family discover new and exciting ways to help navigate your time while being at home.
3 Steps To Routine Success
Establish a daily schedule and outline the...
Today’s blog topic is about cravings – why you’re having them, plus a real solution that offers our unique approach most fitness professionals fail to recognize.
Have you ever felt that any time you follow a weight loss plan that is too restrictive that after a while you start to have non-stop cravings that drive you insane? I get it. It’s like your body is a car that has a broken gas gauge – the needle is always showing empty, but you know you recently filled it up. Still, you give in, and against your better judgement you head back to the gas station – your refrigerator. And that can surely sabotage your ability to lose weight.
3 Big Reasons Why Cravings Happen
There are reasons why cravings sometimes interfere, and today I’ll touch on three of the one’s I feel our clients have struggled with the most. The information is key here because many studies have been done to back it up.
In today’s fast-paced environment with hectic work and family dynamic a real challenge, the idea of eating a nutritious breakfast it usually pushed aside. Fact is though that chowing down some much need A.M fuel is vital it is to not only losing weight but to your overall health as well.
From the time you were a little kid, I’m very confident your parents, teachers, and media educated you on the importance of eating breakfast. Deep down we know it’s the most important meal of the day. Reason is because a balanced breakfast breaks the overnight fasting period and replenishes your supply of glucose, which is your body’s energy source that’s broken down and absorbed from the carbohydrates you eat. And that’s not all…
Some More Simple Science
A balanced breakfast provides other essential nutrients to keep your energy levels stoked throughout the day. And that’s key because in the morning, after you have gone without food for as long as 12...
Hey, it’s coach Robb of eLifestyle here with a topic that’s top of mind for everyone this time of year when warmer Spring weather slowly creeps in. The very idea of weight loss can conjure up different images and emotions for everyone. You know you need it, but it can be daunting to even think about just how you even go about starting a weight loss plan. You may be feeling so confused and asking yourself, “What do I eat? How much or how little? What’s best for me personally? Do I need special foods or supplements? Do I need to cook separate meals from my family? Am I too old? Can I really get my pre-baby body back?” You get my point.
These are all great questions, but somewhere deep inside you’ve realized that the guessing games you’ve been playing in your mind have only held you back from your weight loss goals – and ultimately from the body you deserve.
And that’s ok, because I know exactly what you’re going through....
Take a vacation from your fitness efforts this winter? Well, if you’re like most there’s a good chance you did. Now that your kids are back at school, we know you're pumped to get back in your spring exercise groove and strive towards your weight loss and fitness goals.
From nutrition nonsense to exercise and protein intake, I’ve got the tips to get your quarantine fitness regimen on point fast so you can see tangible results before warm weather hits. So, here’s how to get going in the right direction…(Hint: good things come in 3’s)…
Streamline Your Exercise Routine for Optimal Results
Short of cloning yourself, how can you make the time to take your “better than nothing” style of workouts to the next level?
Whether at home or at the local gym, here’s 3 timesaving, turbo-charged tips to getting it done right…
Join our 5000+ strong community. We promise we won't spam, sell or abuse your data.