Road to Men’s Physique 2017 – The Finale at the 2017 BC Cup!

On Saturday May 20th, 2017, I competed at the 2017 BC Cup held at the Massey Theatre in New Westminster, British Columbia for the Provincial championships. If you have been following my previous posts, I competed two weeks prior to Provincials at the 2017 Kelowna Classic where I placed 4th in my class of 24… Read More Road to Men’s Physique 2017 – The Finale at the 2017 BC Cup!

Road to Men’s Physique 2017 – Kelowna Classic Update: Advancing to Provincials!

On Saturday May 6th, 2017, I competed in my second Men’s Physique competition! The day could not have gone any better. I met so many amazing competitors and heard some awesome stories along the way, which is my favourite part about competing. I was thrilled to accomplish my goal of making the Top 5, finishing… Read More Road to Men’s Physique 2017 – Kelowna Classic Update: Advancing to Provincials!

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