Author Archives: Dai

Optimum Nutrition for Peak Performance and Why #ItMatters


Do you EAT to LIVE or LIVE to EAT? Semantics perhaps, but if you are really honest with yourself; which one best describes your way of being? For many of us, nutrition is a daily battle that often ends with feelings of frustration rooted in our failure to follow a plan. Our performance both in life and in sport is ... Read More »

Team #iWantMyMudder takes on Tough Mudder Whistler


We came, we saw, we got REAL muddy! Team #iWantMyMudder is a group of highly motivated people who love to challenge themselves to get comfortable with feeling uncomfortable. It’s all about the Grow Zone! For more info on how to join Team #iWantMyMudder and other events we’re participating at, check out Join our tribe! Hoorah! A question to ask ... Read More »

Working Out Naked Has Its Benefits – can you name 3?


Working out naked, huh? The Ancient Greeks and Romans did it, so why shouldn’t we? Several months ago a story of naked men doing CrossFit began to circulate the internet. It began in Aarhus, Denmark, when the owner of the Danish gym ‘Spartan Mentality’ Steffen Haldrup Andersen, decided to pull an April Fools joke with an ad featuring some ripped, ... Read More »

July’s #ChickenChat is all about living well with Diabetes


Diabetes – when you have it, your life may become very focused on what you’re eating, how much activity you’re getting, and what your blood sugar is at certain times of the day. Sometimes it may feel as if you’re being controlled by your condition… however, by focusing on a few key lifestyle tips you can live well with diabetes ... Read More »

The history of the Burpee: Why we love to hate them #BuckFurpees


Have you heard of the Burpee? If ‘yes’ then you know all too well the term “BuckFurpees” isn’t just a funny T-shirt slogan but rather a term of endearment for one of most loved-to-be-hated exercises known to all of humanity. For fitness enthusiasts, the funny name refers to a far from funny exercise. The Burpee is considered brutal by most, but effective by ... Read More »

The 1% Solution: Couples who sweat together, stay together…


Some may say… “No way am I getting sweaty and gross in front of the guy I like.” Or, “I’m not interested in training with a chick’” (not challenging enough, what if I look like a fool, what if she kicks my butt); or I remember a day when I told myself, “I have my thing, they have theirs, we ... Read More »

Check out the 2nd Annual Eating Psychology Online Conference at No-Cost!


Are you ready for an approach that honors all who we are as eaters – body, mind, heart and soul? I’ll be participating in a truly one-of-a-kind online conference with over 45 fascinating experts. We’ll explore leading edge thinking in the fields of eating psychology, nutrition, and personal transformation. Get inspired by speakers from a variety of disciplines who have ... Read More »

5 Summer Activities to Keep the Family Fabulously Fit


The days are longer, the sun is shinning and the kids are out of school for summer vacation. It’s time for some family fun in the summer sun, and because the best activities are those that help you get in shape without even noticing, I compiled this short list of 5 summer activities you can do outdoors while enjoying your family’s company ... Read More »

Top 10 Paleo Superfoods that everyone should eat


The Paleo Diet is simple in concept – just eat like a caveman. But the Paleo Diet isn’t just for caveman anymore! Directly put, if a caveman couldn’t eat it, well then neither can you. So when it came to your food, unless you could hunt or forage for it, forget about it. Types of foods you could hunt or find ... Read More »