Cheryl Pattyn
Cheryl Pattyn

A 1 skillet meal!

If you have been reading my posts for a while then you know I am a BIG fan of the crockpot and 1 pot meals.  Today it’s a 1 skillet meal. Perfect post-workout meal or for a quick dinner. If you want to substitute veggies you can, or add more variety you can.  Feel free … Continued

Cheryl Pattyn
Cheryl Pattyn

Quick and Easy!

As we get closer to the holiday chaos, I find the first thing to go is one’s health.  People no longer have time to eat, eat properly or get up and move. I will be doing my best to post workouts that are quick and easy so there are no excuses this holiday season. I … Continued

Cheryl Pattyn
Cheryl Pattyn

Why Women Need To Lift Heavy

Although it has gained more popularity in recent years, weight training is still shunned by many women. There are many reasons for this, ranging from finding that section of the gym intimidating, or the perennial fear of “bulking up.” First, let’s do away with that huge misconception: you will not “bulk up” if you lift … Continued

Cheryl Pattyn
Cheryl Pattyn

Mmmm, soup!

It is definitely soup season in my opinion and I love soup.  It’s so easy and you can add or take away ingredients to make it your own. In fact, I have a pot of homemade chicken soup ready to go in the fridge and 2 containers of soup in the freezer ready to go … Continued

Cheryl Pattyn
Cheryl Pattyn

Calorie Torcher

For this week’s workout we are doing a 10 minute AMRAP/ladder combo (as many rounds as possible).  If you are wanting a longer workout then increase your AMRAP time to 15 or 20 minutes. All you need is 1 kettlebell and a set of dumbbells.  If you don’t have access to any weights then I … Continued

Cheryl Pattyn
Cheryl Pattyn

Super foods that can crush your cravings

Today I want to share 4 of my favourite super foods that are proven to help end your cravings and can help you burn more calories every day. These exotic super foods: Help balance your hormones and increases your natural resting metabolism. Help increase how many calories you burn naturally throughout the day. Help make you … Continued

Cheryl Pattyn
Cheryl Pattyn

pumpkin bite snacks

Just like I promised on Tuesday, here is your pumpkin recipe.  But I would love to hear about your favourite pumpkin recipe too so please feel free to share your recipe either here or on my facebook page at Positive Image Fitness. Like I mentioned on Tuesday in the blog post, pumpkin has a ton … Continued

Cheryl Pattyn
Cheryl Pattyn

It doesn’t get any simpler than this

3 moves 20 minutes DONE! I don’t know if I can make it any simpler.  If 20 minutes seems to long or if you are tight on time then feel free to reduce the time to your fitness level or time available. Take breaks whenever you need it, grab water when you need some, this … Continued