Being Ukranian, cabbage rolls have been a delicious part of my life for as long as I’ve been alive. But they can be a bit of a pain to make (or so I’ve heard…I’ve never actually made them 🤭) and I’ll never make them as good as my grandma anyways. So I discovered this “unrolled” […]
Getting bored with eggs and smoothies for breakfast? Add these 13 healthy breakfast ideas to your weekly menu and you’ll never be bored again!
I LOVE beef teriyaki, but most teriyaki sauces are loaded with sugar and who knows what else. So I set out to create a healthy version of a familiar favourite. This BluePhoenix Beef Teriyaki is gluten-free and the only sugar is a little bit of raw honey. It’s also adaptable depending on your eating preferences. If you […]
Something I often tell new clients is that losing weight is simple, once you accept how hard it is. Seems counterintuitive doesn’t it? But it’s true, losing weight is simple. Simply consume less energy (i.e. calories in food) than your body uses through physiological functions or additional activity. This is called creating an energy balance deficit, […]
“Really, that’s it? That’s all I have to do? Are you sure?” This is a common response from new weight loss clients when we start discussing changes in their diet or workouts. Contrary to what most of the attention grabbing headlines and “Insta-coaches” will try to convince you of, you don’t have to change everything about your […]
Almost 2500 years ago there was a man who lived in southern Italy named Milo of Croton. Milo was one of the most accomplished wrestlers of his time, winning the men’s Olympic wrestling category 5 years in a row. He was obviously a man of great strength, but how did he get so strong? As […]
So you’ve heard about intermittent fasting and you’re curious whether or not you should give it a try. Well, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve been talking about the benefits – and risks – of intermittent fasting since 2012, far before it was “trendy” to skip breakfast. In this Simple Guide To Intermittent Fasting, […]
So you’ve decided you want to take the leap to building a home gym – that’s awesome! Now comes the important next question most people have… How do you actually build a home gym? Well fortunately for you, before I started Blue Phoenix Fitness I actually worked in a fitness equipment store helping people build […]