Author Archives: Shannon Clark

The 10 Holiday Fat Prevention Commandments

The holidays are upon us, bringing with them children singing meaningless Christmas carols and a veritable excuse to eat anything we can shove in our overzealous mouths. “OK Grandma” we say. “I’ll have another glass of eggnog – after all, it’s only 3 more weeks till Christmas”. Now I personally don’t remember the last time […]

The 5 Best Lower Ab Exercises That You Can Do Anywhere

The lower abs are the most elusive and hardest part of the core to work effectively. That’s because most of the time our stronger upper abs take over, or our hip flexors. When first starting out working this muscle group it’s important to work it slowly and under control. Here are the 5 best Lower […]

Exercises to Reduce Pooch Fat

One of the biggest things that women want to change about their bodies is the “pooch”. The liitle bit of fat in the lower belly and abdomen area that doesn’t seem to go away no matter what you do. This can be frustrating, especially when you’re working hard in your training and your diet but […]

Build a Booty – Training Guide

When putting in the work to build a set of glorious glutes, it’s important to include a variety of exercises to hit not only the large muscles of the glutes, but also the smaller muscles that often get left behind. The glutes have 2 main functions: Hip Extension Leg Rotation Knowing a bit about how […]

Tabata Training for Significant Fat Loss

Shannon ClarkShannon Clark holds a degree in exercise science and sport performance from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Her love for physical activity began with her time as a competitive figure skater and she has since been working in the health and fitness field for over 10 years. When she’s not writing about health, […]

Nutrition & Fitness Don’ts: Supplement Edition

You now have your diet and exercise program in check. That’s great – two of the biggest components of fat loss are now under control. But what about supplementation? When it comes to seeing optimal results, it’s important not to completely overlook supplementation as it can make a big difference on your results as well. […]

Nutrition & Fitness Don’ts: Exercise Edition

Looking to kick-start your weight loss program? Whether you’re a beginner just getting started or you’re someone who’s more advanced, there are a few important don’ts you need to remember at all times. Sadly, some people make some grave mistakes that end up costing them big in the long run. Let’s take a closer peek […]

Nutrition & Fitness Don’ts: Nutrition Edition

If you’re on a mission to lose a few pounds, be it five pounds or twenty that you’ve gained over the last few months or years, it’s vital that you are taking a look at your nutrition plan. Nothing is going to impact weight loss progress more than the foods you eat, so getting things […]

A Closer Look At The Benefits Of Suspension Training

Suspension training

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