Should You Exercise When Sick?

Everyone gets sick, it’s part of life. We know that exercise is good for our health, though, so exercising when sick is okay, right? Yes, and no! It depends on how sick you are, the type of sickness, how long you’ve been sick for, and on the type of exercise. The body’s immune system is…

Healthy Mind

Mental health is central to why we need to eat well and be physically active. We know that many mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and related symptomatology are mitigated by diet and exercise. The stronger one’s markers of mental health are, the better their overall health rates on the sickness-wellness-fitness continuum. However, there…

Winter Weight Loss

Winter Weight Loss I was recently sent an article in which the author talked about different strategies for losing weight in winter versus summer. Naturally, the author began with the catch phrase “A summer body starts in winter.” Now I don’t believe that life has seasons—we should be staying fit and healthy all the time…

A Better Night’s Sleep

Exercise and nutrition advice dominates the health and fitness sphere. While those domains are essential to our wellbeing, there are more important factors. Two more to be specific—breathing and sleeping. If you’re reading this you’re still breathing, so we’ll focus on that another time. Let’s talk about sleep. Sleep is arguably one of the most…