IF Life

Tips, advice and experiences from the IF team and friends.


It is reasonably safe to say that the summer is not great for most of our fitness regimes. There are a few of us who ride bikes and hike all summer long, which helps offset summer BBQ’s and cold beer in the backyard. But for most, the warm weather and

Vancouverites have all experienced – at one point in time – a lack of motivation or energy that might come after a streak of rainy, grey weather. Believe it or not, you may have been experiencing this low state of energy due to a lack of sun exposure and Vitamin

By Dr. Kathleen Mahannah, ND   Intermittent fasting (IF) is a lifestyle or dietary approach that has gained more attention recently, and rightly so.  Studies are demonstrating promising health benefits of IF, including: weight loss, reduction in cardiovascular risk factors, enhanced cognition, better mood, and hormone balance.  Intermittent fasting alternates periods of

  Former IF coach Dr. Rory Gibbons talks burn-out & how to treat it. Tired, stressed-out, heavier, moody and “just not the same as you used to be”? You are not alone. Burn-out is becoming more and more common among hard-working professionals that literally want to to do it all and be the

Whether it’s training one on one with a coach or training with a group of others that have similar fitness goals to yours, it’s incredibly empowering and motivating because you are part of a community that is invested in keeping you accountable and supporting you on your way to success. In

One of the biggest blunders the food production industry has ever made was when fat was removed from most recipes and replaced with sugar. This action has resulted in the general population being pushed down a path that has led towards diabetes, obesity and put us at a higher risk

  Calling all runners and history buffs! Innovative Fitness North Vancouver is excited to announce that we will be heading to Athens, Greece this fall in pursuit of the Athens Authentic Marathon and 10K.   Date: November 8th, 2018 to November 16th, 2018 Trip Highlights Include: Athens Authentic Marathon and 10K – a historic race