Professionally, I’ve helped over 1700 clients in the last 10 years. I’ve got a degree in Nutrition, and have worked in hospitals, clinics, and in fitness centres. Few in the business can match what I can offer you. See the faq page for more information.
I eat healthy and exercise regularly. But there was a time when I was completely lost and unhealthy. The journey has helped me understand what you might be going through now.
When I was a kid, I was more interested in TV and climbing trees than I was in organized sports. I was a picky eater and ate a lot of peanut butter sandwiches. As a result I was a bit chubby. By about grade six I wanted to be more fit and athletic, which I think is pretty normal.
My dad never explained sports to me or taught me how to play anything. So if you feel like you’re starting from scratch with exercise and eating right, don’t worry! I’ve seen hundreds of people go from totally lost to totally lean. And although I did it as a teenager, I’ll never forget how scary it was to sign up for football, like you might be scared to take on a body and health transformation.
I couldn’t catch, couldn’t tackle, I didn’t know the rules, I was slow, and small. I took a lot of beatings the first year. But eventually I got good at it, and rugby too. Good enough at least to play for some city teams and university.
This experience taught me the values of hard work, consistency, and skill development. Looking back I can see that human beings will do anything if they want it bad enough. When you work with me, I’ll help you access the passion you have for your goals.
So by grade twelve I identified myself as a jock. In gym class, we did a unit on nutrition. I was fascinated!
I did a dietary and training experiment where my body fat went from about 18% to 10%. My rugby career continued to develop.
I wanted to become a nutritionist but at 17 I felt it was “too late” to go back and get science credits. Plus: I lacked the confidence to pursue sciences as a career.
This is how I feel when 50 year olds say it’s too late to change how they eat. It’s never too late to do something for your happiness or health.
After university, a few years went by. I didn’t know what to do with my life. I was working at a recruiting firm where the boss yelled at us daily. But I learned how to talk to people…or more like: how to listen to people and inspire them.
But I wasn’t happy. I got really out of shape. Sports had just kind of disappeared out of my life. Things got worse until I decided to give up the job I hated. I bought a “one-way ticket” to England and claimed I would live there until I figured out my life.
Lesson: people usually have to be in a pretty bad place before they make a big change.
Eventually I circled back to my love of nutrition. To be industry-best I needed a degree, so I got that. It was tough getting this business off the ground, despite being as smart as the best in the business. 10 years later, here we are. Living the dream.
I want you to have a healthy life and if you work with me, I’ll use all my education and life experience to help you.
If this has struck a chord and you want to chat, call me at 416-459-9956. You can also text me at that number, or shoot me an email to email@example.com. I check it a few times a day.
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