By now you've likely read about the UK ad by sports nutrition store Protein World. It features a heavily-airbrushed model in a bikini with the question in large bold font: ARE YOU BEACH BODY READY?
People regularly ask me what time of day they should exercise. My first response is always "whenever you'll do it". You should work with, instead of against, your regular habits and natural tendencies to fit it in when it's the most convenient and enjoyable for you. But there are advantages to exercising at certain times of the day.
Doctors and specialists collaborate to provide the best medical care possible for patients. So - shouldn't other members of your health care team do the same? We think so.
Poul Nielsen is the owner and operator of Nielsen Fitness, Toronto's leading team of in-home personal trainers. He has 16 years' experience in the fitness industry and has taught courses in Fitness and Lifestyle Management at George Brown College.
In addition to exercise (obviously), he loves spending time with his family, playing the guitar, strong coffee - and dark chocolate!