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AK Lifestyle Guide

AK Lifestyle was created to encourage balance and holistic living. Our team firmly believes that combining all of the elements below will help you achieve health on a new level. Although food is only one part of a lifestyle change, living it fully with these actions can really change your life.

Tips for eating well during the summer During summer, the days are longer and we are generally more active, but we also tend to eat out more. Read More
Sleep Sleep is something we take for granted! Read More
Athlete’s Kitchen 2021: Toronto’s Leading Meal Delivery Service Oscar Naziri, Founder of Athlete’s Kitchen, chats with us about his successful Toronto-based company that delivers meal plans to your door. His philosophy is to create delicious food from simple, locally-sourced ingredients to promote a simpler, healthier life. Read More
Top 5  Supplements for the Winter First and foremost, throw away your multivitamins! Most people think they should simply take a multivitamin and call it a day. The issue with this is that they contain too much of some things and not enough of others. The... Read More
How Bone Broth can preserve your youth Have you ever consumed bone broth before? Do you even know what bone broth actually is? I discovered bone broth about 10 years ago when one of my holistic nutritionist friends suggested I start consuming it to speed up... Read More
Be more resilient with adaptogenic mushrooms So you’ve been working out, training hard at the gym and getting your healthy meals conveniently delivered to your door by Athletes Kitchen. But then you noticed that people at your office are beginning to get the cold and... Read More
The difference between pre and probiotics The concept of gut health has been gaining enormous traction over the last few years (and rightfully so). We have only started to uncover the immense complexity that is the microbiome, and many people now claim to have the... Read More
Could your hormones be contributing to weight gain? Life is all about balance. This is a common philosophy that has been adopted more and more in today’s society. Balance comes in many different forms. Many of us strive to achieve balance in our personal lives and work... Read More
Happy Mind = Happy Life Having a positive mindset is something that needs to be cultivated.  One of the most effective tools in cultivating this is through a gratitude practice. Read More
Is there such thing as eating too clean? So you eat clean. Great! You eat clean consistently. Great! You eat the same clean foods consistently. Not so great. Eating too many of the same types of foods, even the cleanest foods, can alter your gut bacteria and... Read More
Mindfulness is Your Weapon Against Stress Mindfulness has reached its tipping point. Once a mysterious, fringe practice, it simply means becoming more attuned to the present moment, often through meditation. Top achievers — from financier Ray Dalio to media magnate Arianna Huffington — have raved about its benefits. Athletes having been... Read More
The Death of Diets As a health and fitness professional a frequent question I find myself answering is what I think of the newest fad diets on the market and dieting in general. Let’s just say I don’t believe in them! Read More
Environmental toxins As shocking as it may sound, factory based food systems use many chemicals such as: harmful preservatives, hormones, antibiotics, food colouring (dyes), artificial flavours, food chemicals to preserve, genetically modified foods, hybridization of natural foods, and hydrogenated oils. Toxic... Read More
Grass-fed beef In today’s world, with all the exposure created by social media, it seems very difficult for anybody to keep anything away from the public eye. The industrial meat production industry, has however done an incredible job of keeping their... Read More
Healthy Hormones = Healthy You When we think of food we generally think of our stomach. If it’s full - we stop. If we feel we have room for more, we keep eating, and sometimes we just can’t stop eating due to the nature... Read More
Artifical light and learning to unplug The light bulb was one of the greatest inventions in history. We light our homes, hospitals, streets and more. With the innovation of Artificial light came new jobs, and the practice of the “night shift” was created. Now businesses... Read More
Not all calories are made equal Calories may appear the same, but are they really? This is a subject that has had many different perspectives, it's very critical to understand the different types of calories and how they effect our overall health. Read More
Processed foods and pills. The new normal? It’s called junk food for a reason and it’s making you sick. Processed foods are made of chemicals and unnatural ingredients that harm our health. To counter attack, the damages, we now see an increase of medicines created to... Read More
Why do diets generally FAIL? We don’t like the word diet. We call what we do a lifestyle, one where we live it every single day. A lifestyle has to be sustainable, yet full of experiments, there are learnings, highlights and some pit falls. Read More