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


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

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

These days, the fitness world is overloaded with innovations that will help you achieve your goals faster, more effectively and easier than ever. I’m sure you have all heard the expression, “if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is”. With that said, here are the top 5 fitness gadgets

Vancouverites have all experienced - at one point in time - a lack of motivation and energy that we may have not noticed. You may have experienced it after out 27-day streak of rainy weather that we were so fortunate to suffer from in March. Believe it or not, but

Neck pain is one of the most common complaints found in healthcare clinics today. Complaints range from stiffness, aching, tightness, and even headaches. Injuries can range from acute strain/sprain to advanced cervical dysfunction. With people being more and more active these days, injuring ourselves at the gym is the last

How does strength training fit into your healthy lifestyle? Even if your fitness goals mainly focus on cardiovascular health such as losing weight, lowering blood pressure or beating your last 10k time, strength training has a real place in your exercise program. However, incorporating strength movements into your everyday workout routine can