"Doc, I think I've hurt my rotary cup" is a statement I hear from patients many times per week. Whether it be by virtue of an injury, repetitive tasks, or without any clear reason at all, the rotator cuff can cause a lot of pain. Before dissing the rotator cuff, let me explain what it … Continue reading Rotator cuff injuries
Tennis elbow or "lateral epicondylitis" is a common condition that I've discussed with and treated many patients for. The condition is defined by pain at the common extensor tendon in the outer aspect of the elbow. This is usually a result of "tendinosis" or disorganization/degeneration of the tissues. The movement that causes this condition is … Continue reading TENNIS ELBOW
Good morning! Just went to work to find out that I don't actually start until 10 today so I thought I'd spend this next little bit sharing these delicious muffins I made last night. I've been using FitMenCook for a lot of my recipes lately, so I can credit them for the inspiration...changed a few … Continue reading Zucchini Carrot Coconut Muffins
Spring is in the air and doesn’t that mean we’re supposed to feel refreshed? Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case for me when I woke up this morning with one heck of a nasty sore throat. Whether the cause of your throat is viral or bacterial, it’s worth trying these natural healing remedies to help relieve … Continue reading Sore throat – be gone! – a guest blog by Lindsay Hunek
My boyfriend and I were in Mexico at the end of February and let me tell you - I could eat tacos and guac for dinner every night. So when our friends Monique and Paul invited us over for Mexican night last week, I couldn't have been more pumped. The food (and the cocktails - Mezcal tequila … Continue reading “Muy bueno” Skinny Chicken Tacos.
With all the spin classes, fituals and Orange Theory workouts I've been doing lately, my legs have been feeling pretty tight. I thought I'd touch on another common pathology called Iliotibial Band Syndrome. First, I want to explain what the IT band is for those people out there who have never taken an anatomy class. … Continue reading IT bands…so tight right now.
If you're craving fettuccine alfredo, try making this instead. It's healthy, delicious, and has that creamy texture that your favourite pastas are served with. It's also very simple. Here are the ingredients: 5 zucchinis (spiralled and dried) 2 avocados 1 cup of fresh basil leaves 3 garlic cloves 1/4 cup of pine nuts 1/2 a … Continue reading Creamy Avocado Pesto Shrimp “Pasta”
I have made this Salmon a few times now and I absolutely love it. I added a little twist the other day by placing it on a bed of cabbage, arugula, carrots and edamame beans. It was delicious! It could also be served over quinoa, rice, orzo (or orzo with brussel sprouts as I've also done) … Continue reading Spicy Honey Garlic Salmon
Happy Friday!! To kick off the weekend, I thought I'd share our household's staple breakfast dish. Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day as it kickstarts your metabolism. These protein pancakes are not only absolutely delicious, but also will keep you feel AT LEAST until lunch time. They are also extremely easy … Continue reading Protein Pancakes
Day 14 of the 100 day fitness challenge!! Only 86 days to go!! Eesh. I've managed to not miss a day so far...but what I've realized is how much my body needs recovery days. I've been doing mostly classes - spin classes at Saikel, Orange Theory Fitness (a mix of treadmill intervals and weights), as well … Continue reading RECOVERY DAYS