3 Things You Need to Know About Your Menopause Belly

These facts apply to every woman going through menopause… 1. Everyone has belly fat. In fact some belly fat is healthy & normal. 2. Fat distribution is genetic. Some people hold more fat in their belly region. 3. You can’t sit up your way to belly fat loss, you can strengthen the muscles but losing … Continued

My (2nd) Umbilical Hernia Surgery Experience…

Umbilical hernia surgery glam shots! No, this isn’t one of the more flattering moments of my life, but I’m happy to share with the hope that if you have questions, I can help. Let’s get to the ‘pro tip’ that will help you no matter what medical issue you’re dealing with… Pro tip: Speak up … Continued

Hot Sore Feet? Grab a Cold Beer

Grab a cold beer for your hot, sore feet. Sorry, you don’t drink it! Use the cold beer as you would a ball stretch in the arch of your foot. Your feet play a vital role in regulating body temperature. They have a large surface area with lots of blood vessels that open up to … Continued

Have You Been to Calgary?

Have you explored your own city? You may be surprised at the beauty right under your nose. We biked 34km this day and only saw some of it. There’s so much more to explore right here. Fitness is about being able to do the things you want. Choose your own adventure – whatever that is … Continued

Menopause is the New Cash Cow

Do you feel taken advantage of? You probably should. If you’re a women in menopause, struggling to overcome menopausal symptoms like hot flashes, irritability and weight gain – you fall prey to slick marketing campaigns designed to magically ‘cure’ you of your symptoms… Menopause can’t be ‘cured’ anymore than puberty can be ‘cured’ for your … Continued

My Preventive Skin Cancer Treatment Experience

Photodynamic therapy is a preventive treatment that kills precancerous cells. I had melanoma cells removed from my face & chest. This was my third round of photodynamic therapy, my reaction this time was very mild. The skin sun damage was done before sunscreen was really ‘a thing’. But we know better now. I apply sunscreen … Continued

3 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Here are 3 reasons why you may not be losing weight & what you can do about it. Remember, you can’t be in a calorie deficit long term! At some point you need to give your metabolism a break so you can save your sanity & your metabolism! Increasing calories can be especially terrifying! I’m … Continued

No Energy?

You’re tired. Some days you feel more energized than others. Just show up for your workout anyways! Do you feel MORE energy from your workout? Want me to hold you accountable to your workouts? Oh, and also provide weekly LIVE workouts & over 200 On-Demand workouts? Join me here: https://tinyurl.com/SKWorkouts

Best Menopause Supplement?

Want a magic pill, powder or potion to deal with menopause symptoms & weight gain? (I’m not talking about MHT (menopausal hormone therapy) which can be very effective – talk to your doctor!) Unfortunately, clever marketers have latched onto menopause as the new cash cow for ineffective supplements. You’re better off changing your habits but … Continued

Is It Menopause?

Is it menopause? Think you’re too young? Here are some of the symptoms to watch out for: anxiety brain fog forgetfulness headaches dry vagina low libido night sweats hot flashes sore joints muscle soreness weight gain around the middle bloating PMS worsening and more… Rule out other health issues, specifically insulin resistance and thyroid issues… … Continued