The State of Health in America

According to the annual survey conducted by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America the majority of Americans more concerned about their waistlines than their wallets next year. Health and fitness are always at the top of the list when it comes to New Year Resolutions.  That is the good news and also the bad […]

TurboCharged and Athletic Training

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We often get questions from amateur athletes about training while TurboCharging.  These are usually people in the fit-fat category and they want to know if they can start or continue training and how it will affect their progress.  If you have been wondering the same thing, here are some pointers that can help you stay […]

Calories Really Are The Key To Weight Loss

Healthy Choice

People often wonder is there is a combination of macro-nutrients that makes weight loss easier, faster or more effective.  It is often called a “metabolic advantage”.  You have probably heard different versions of the theory before that go something like, “if you will just restrict your carbohydrate intake, you can eat all the protein and […]

The TurboCharged 5

TurboCharged 5

We read an article from The Globe and Mail by Dave McGinn titled Forget the scale: the 5 numbers that really impact your health.  We agree with the concept but have come up with our own TurboCharged 5: 1. Body Composition:  The ratio of lean body mass to fat is what everyone should be focusing […]

The Best New Year Resolution

New Year's Resolution

The typical New Year’s resolution is short lived, if started at all.  People go through the year, usually following a previously abandoned resolution, making no progress and perhaps even getting heavier and losing fitness.  They feel that they can turn around this situation in a few months next year if they just hunker down and […]