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.

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 my 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.

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

As Ambassador of Sports Nutrition, Health, and Fitness for the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA), Cory Holly devotes his life to educating the public, routinely lecturing at health shows, fitness symposiums and trade conventions throughout North America.

At the age of 12, he discovered Arnold Schwarzenegger, and determined to develop for himself a muscular physique to rival his boyhood idol.

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!

Clayton College Interview

Cory Holly’s five–word affirmation, I want to be well is the rock–solid foundation on which his robust lifestyle is built. Through self–motivation he devotes at least an hour each day to researching the latest news in nutrition and then crystallizes his findings into phrases, headlines and multi–part articles for newsletters, magazines and book chapters.