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Life Is In The Blood


Hippocrates believed that the body fluids (blood, saliva and urine) would be affected by disease and today we can conclude that disease does and can substantially affect blood composition. The presence of a virus or bacteria can be measured and in this regard, blood screening is invaluable.

Let Go and Let Health


Sometimes we assume everyone wants to be well or wants what is clearly obvious to us, meaning better health gained through optimum nutrition and routine physical fitness. Not so. It is a gift to ourselves and others to Let Go and simply 'allow' our friends, spouses, offspring, parents and siblings to live their lives out according to how they choose to. Let them be!

Kids at Heart

As parents, Tracy and I have always encouraged our children to participate in fitness and sport. Sport keeps kids active and out of trouble. On the ice is better than off. Sport provides an important outlet of expression and teaches kids new skills that help develop their neurocognitive and motor control centers.

How to Raise Athletes... Not Couch Potatoes


Kids differ from adults in two basic ways. First, they laugh a lot more than we do. Their primary theme in life is to play and have fun. Secondly, they are far more active than Canadian adults, who seldom expend enough physical energy to relieve their mental stress or compensate for the food they love to eat. But times have changed.

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load



These terms are becoming better known to athletes who read books, magazines and journals, but there are still millions of people who have no idea what these terms mean or why it's important to understand their significance.

Foundation for Success


Over the years and throughout my career as a Naturopath, Fitness and Sports Nutrition Consultant, hundreds of athletes, bodybuilders and workout buffs have inquired about my own personal dietary regime and training protocol.

Questions relating to my food panel and protein intake are common, and many are curious about my training frequency, supplement dosage or my opinion of a certain product or brand name.

Five Steps To Health



"Positive health requires a knowledge of man's primary constitution and of the powers of various foods, both those natural and those resulting from human skill. But eating alone is not enough for health. There must be exercise of which the effects must likewise be known. If there is any deficiency in food or exercise, the body will fall sick". ~ Hippocrates - 5th century BC

Cory's Personal Nutrition & Health Program (2012)




This program is by far the best I have followed to date. It keeps me well, strong and ambitious. The goal is prevention, prevention of disease and prevention of unnecessary trouble. A fit well-nourished body is best. That much I can do.

Cory's Morning Shake Recipe


This is one of my favorite ways to get a quick source of nourishment. Shakes are awesome. I love my shakes. Many a time have they saved the day when nothing was around or time was limited. For whatever reason, the protein shake thing really works for me. Is there a genetic need for shakes? Perhaps.

Cory's Diet Plan - 100 Days Out



Cory Holly - Typical Year Round Standard Diet followed by his competition strategy 100 days out from contest day. One hundred days is segmented by divisions of training intensity, exercise variation and volume & number of sets and reps. It also includes a steady pace and gradual diminution of food both in terms of energy yield and chemistry effect.

Shared Vision Interview


Shared Vision asks Dr.Cory Holly to discuss his life and health science philosophy...

"We know that the number-one stress of the human body is physical inactivity; we have to move the body physically. Exercise will extend our health span, increase our life expectancy, and help us decrease morbidity.

Pilates.About.com


Interview by Marguerite Ogle with Cory Holly ND: Natural sports nutrition and fitness expert

MO: Pilates is considered moderate strength training. Can you give us some nutritional guidelines that can help us make the most of the workouts that we do? What and when should people eat before a workout?

Online Fitness Magazine Interview


ONLINE: How long have you been in the Health and Fitness Industry? (How long have you actually been involved personally as well?)

INFOFIT Bulletin "Ask the Expert"


Dr. Cory Holly provides his expert opinion and professional advice on the following health, fitness and nutrition related questions as requested by INFOFIT.

Infofit: What does Vitamin "E" do?

Energy Magazine Interview


Understanding Food: Sports Nutrition with Cory Holly

Colgan Chronicles Interview II




CC: How and why did you get into weight training and fitness?

Colgan Chronicles Interview




CC: Cory, you are known throughout Canada for your expertise in the matter of diet, exercise and nutritional strategies to attain both peak physical as well as mental performance. Simply put, what are the key components to optimum health?

Holly-Day Diet Advice



What can people do to improve their festive diet? The solution to pollution is dilution. Drink clean filtered water. How much? 30ml (1 fluid ounce) per kilogram of lean body mass (total bodyweight less bodyfat). Next. The acronym for D.I.E.T is Discipline in Energy Transfer. Discipline. Do you have any?

Selfish Benevolence: The Science of Living Well



As in medicine theoretically, the first law of life is “Do No Harm”. In my book that’s the only law we need on the planet. In this article I will confine the philosophical weight of that premise to human interaction only.

Crock Pot Lemon Grass Chicken


After any holiday or change in routine it‘s not uncommon to feel a bit out of sorts due to a rich diet of fancy fare. This nourishing crock pot recipe assists in regulating your bodies system and puts you back in control. Good clean energy!

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