INTERVIEW: Fellow Crohn’s Warrior Jenna Pettit

Jenna is a university student, fitness instructor, handstand guru and Crohn’s advocate. She is leading the way by promoting the importance of living a healthy lifestyle with IBD. She motivates and inspires daily and I am proud to call Jenna a friend. Big things coming in the future from this fellow Crohn’s warrior. I am … More INTERVIEW: Fellow Crohn’s Warrior Jenna Pettit

Road to Men’s Physique 2017 – 4 weeks out and coming in hot!

Let’s try this again for 2017. I will be competing in Men’s Physique at the 2017 Kelowna Classic in Kelowna, British Columbia, on May 6th! Unfortunately a late start to the posts leading up to the show but I have been quietly putting in work for the last 6 weeks. I wasn’t sure if I … More Road to Men’s Physique 2017 – 4 weeks out and coming in hot!

Check me out in the latest issue of IMPACT Magazine!

Read my Final Impact feature on the last page of the March/April issue of IMPACT magazine! Click the picture or link below to download your digital copy for free from their website or pick up a print copy on newsstands! IMPACT – March/April 2017: The Running Issue IMPACT magazine is a popular Canadian health, fitness … More Check me out in the latest issue of IMPACT Magazine!

Health Induced Bliss – My advice to those on their own health and fitness journey

It’s been over 10 years that I have been heavily involved in health and fitness. I have always been into fitness coming from an athletic background but it wasn’t until I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease that I immersed myself further into health, nutrition and fitness. Having an incurable disease has created a new awareness … More Health Induced Bliss – My advice to those on their own health and fitness journey

MLB Pitcher – Jake Diekman’s Colitis Update

Texas Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman recently underwent surgery to remove his colon after suffering from Colitis for 20 years. I’ve posted about Jake before, Texas Ranger’s Pitcher – Jake Diekman opens up about his struggle with Colitis and am constantly amazed with his perseverence. I cannot think of a better role model for everyone with … More MLB Pitcher – Jake Diekman’s Colitis Update

Ab Training Guide – Train with resistance for a better, more developed midsection

This is the best tip you’ll ever get if you’re looking for a well-developed midsection. Like any other body part, abs are muscles too and need to be worked with resistance for optimal development to occur. The key is to hit them frequently (ideally 2-3x per week) using resistance. I like working abs at the … More Ab Training Guide – Train with resistance for a better, more developed midsection

Paradigm Shifting Research on the Microbiome and inflammation in Crohn’s and Colitis Patients

Link to the CBC article here: CBC – Gut bacteria study could lead to new Crohn’s treatments, researchers say The link between inflammatory bowel disease and the microbiome keeps becoming more evident as research progresses. I said it earlier this year in The Microbiome and Kombucha and I’ll say it again; if they find a cure … More Paradigm Shifting Research on the Microbiome and inflammation in Crohn’s and Colitis Patients

Humira Injection Tips

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about Humira so I thought I would try to address some of the concerns with injecting. For my review/experience with Humira, checkout my previous post: Humira – A Miracle Drug? Order the syringes not the pens I’ve talked to several Humira users who have used both the … More Humira Injection Tips