Review

My Year on Herbalife

I'd been on Herbalife very briefly before, and it didn't go well. I felt terribly sick, and I only lasted a few days. After that, my opinion of it was very low. Then I met my boyfriend, Tony, who was on Herbalife. His Mom, Gordana, is a health coach for it. That means that she's… Continue reading My Year on Herbalife

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Diary

Diary: Changing Things Up

It’s been about a month and my weight hasn’t changed. This isn’t all bad though, I was slacking pretty bad. Extra cheat meals, and little exercise. Really, I’m lucky that my weight hasn’t changed. But after a few weeks of coasting and eating comfortably, it’s time to kick back into gear. I’ve had a good… Continue reading Diary: Changing Things Up

Fitness

Motivational Weight Loss Story: Evan AuCoin the Power Lifter

I met Evan AuCoin at HMCS Quadra, a Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Camp, in the summer of 2005. He's one of the biggest teddy bears that I've ever met, and his weight loss journey below is truly inspiring! Why I Lift First off, my name is Evan AuCoin. I’m a 28 year old musician and… Continue reading Motivational Weight Loss Story: Evan AuCoin the Power Lifter

Diary

Slow Progress

Alright, in to week 3 of the Bikini Body Guide, and week 4 of the New Year! I was down another 0.5kg and 0.3% body fat since my last weigh in. Progress has definitely slowed down, but it’s still going in the right direction. I need to get a LISS (walking) and resistance session in… Continue reading Slow Progress

Diary

Motivation Struggle Street

Well, I got sick, and missed all of last week, so I restarted “Week 2” this week. I’m sore, I’m still recovering from being sick, and I’m feeling bloated, because…. Reasons. So this week hasn’t been the easiest. I caved and had a second cheat meal, and if my muscles weren’t killing me right now,… Continue reading Motivation Struggle Street

Fitness

Starvation Mode

The first thing people do when they’re trying to lose weight is cut out calories, but it needs to be done the right way in order to work. If you cut out too much for an extended period of time, your body will enter starvation mode.   What is Starvation Mode? When the body isn’t… Continue reading Starvation Mode

Diary

Week 2 and Seeing Results

I’m in to my second week of the New Year. My body is sore as anything from the gym, but I’m recovering. Last week I completed all of my planned exercise, stayed within my calorie limit and macros (except for my cheat meal), and drank at least 3L of water. I’m feeling awesome. I even… Continue reading Week 2 and Seeing Results