I was first introduced to the power of values when I was in my early 20s. I was the owner and operator of my gym and I read a book that suggested that every business should have their values up on the wall for everyone on your team to see.
Jean-Luc Boissonneault is an exercise and nutrition expert. A former International bodybuilder. Jean-Luc is also an author, speaker and regular contributor to top fitness magazines. <br> <br> He is the CEO and Co-founder of the Award-Winning personal training studios – Free Form Fitness and Free Form Academy. He is Canada’s top peak performance coach. Helping individuals reach their personal best; mind, body, soul.
We've all seen the blooper videos of people doing things completely wrong in the gym. Well, I asked 10 health and fitness experts from Free Form Fitness personal training studios to give us their thoughts.
03/09/2016 04:44 EST
It's getting dark and cold here in Canada. Cold weather and less sunlight changes your body in a few different ways. Here are five tips that can help you conquer the cold weather and stay on track with your fitness goals.
11/12/2015 05:02 EST
Carbs are like ninjas. They sneak past the dispatcher. They go through the stomach and into the intestinal wall without getting caught. In the end the secondary signalling systems catches them but by then you may be laying down in the fetal position.
10/23/2015 08:33 EDT
Did you know that your willpower depends on a limited psychological resource. That means that the more willpower you currently have to exercise the harder it will be to make a change. What you need to do is try to change your environment to remove as much need for willpower as possible.
10/07/2015 05:23 EDT
We all tend to gain a little fat where we don't want it to be as we age. For some people, that means losing the extra padding over the abdominals. For others, it may be on the butt and thighs. Getting rid of this stubborn fat is one the hardest challenges of a weight loss journey. It's like watching the finish line move away from you as you fight to reach the end.
10/01/2015 05:29 EDT
The hard part about exercise, at least for the business professionals I help, is showing up. You wake up tired, you have many priorities and working out moves down the priority list. Next thing you know, it's been two weeks and you haven't moved from your chair. If that describes you, I want to propose you take on a new mindset.
09/12/2015 08:14 EDT
When someone tells me "I want to get skinny" I can't help but think about the girls you see on the fashion runway. With a little more digging I usually find out that what they would like to have a body with curves. How do you achieve a look of low body fat with curves?
09/10/2015 08:13 EDT
Why can some people jump into a fitness routine while others just can't seem to stick to it? It's not laziness, because I know many hard-working people that can't stick to fitness. Sometimes it's that the desire just isn't there. But most often people fail because they fail to prioritize adding exercise into their day to day routine.
09/04/2015 01:10 EDT
Dr. Wayne Dyer's a man who has spent most of his life teaching his philosophy to a better way of living. If everyone would adopt Dr. Dyer's teachings, the world would be a much better place. That was his mission. Though it saddens me to hear of Dr. Dyer's passing, his teachings will live on for many generations to come.
09/03/2015 12:18 EDT
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