You might have heard of this thing called orthorexia before, but what is it and why are we worried about it? Orthorexia about an obsession with eating only healthy and clean foods. Orthorexia is a subsection of an Eating Disorder but it is currently not a diagnosable eating disorder as it is not listed in the DSM 5. However the longer these thoughts and behaviours are … Continue reading Orthorexia: The Unhealthy side of Clean Eating
We are surrounded by images of bodies every day, and we know that these images can impact and distort the feelings we have about our bodies and create feelings of unworthiness and dissatisfaction. But what about the messages we received from the ones closest to use, how do they show up? On a daily basis, we are seeing up to 600 advertisements a day and … Continue reading The one thing more Influential on our Body Image than Instagram
Is this really the best we can do? This week I have had a number of people speak with me in private about how fitness has completely ruined their relationship with food and their body. This saddens me, but also makes me very angry. What makes me more upset is these clients could have been better supported so that the negative thoughts and behaviours that … Continue reading Hey Fitness Industry, is this the best we can do?
Thinking about hiring a personal trainer? What is the difference between a good trainer and a great trainer? Unfortunately in today’s society we encouraged to believe the best personal trainers are the ones with the biggest instragram following, the leanest abs, or most booty shots. Particularly for someone starting out our getting into fitness this can be very confusing and misleading as to what to … Continue reading The three qualities that make a good personal trainer great.