Dan Ferrato is the owner of Club Sweat, a personal trainer, nutritionist and avid student of health and fitness. Dan has been in the industry for over 6 years and has trained over 100 clients in person and online. If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact dan at dan@clubsweat.ca

Thank Your Body

Thank Your Body

I have never been overweight. I have never been too skinny either. This meant that as a youngster, I never thought about exercising or eating well because I felt like I didn’t need to. However, there was one thing I was self-conscious about, and that was my skin; I had terrible eczema and it caused…

Metabolism

The Right Way To Lose Weight

You’ve probably heard the word “metabolism” before, but do you know what it is? Probably not eh? Fuck I am a nutritionist and I still had to Google this shit.   “it is the sum of the chemical reactions that take place within each cell of a living organism and that provide energy for vital…

There Is Always Going To Be Something

Your week might have been a complete and utter cluster fuck   Deadline at work, kids had events they didn’t warn you about, you and your spouse had plans for dinner with another couple.   You woke up Monday and realized you didn’t prepare your meals and didn’t schedule your workouts for the week.  …

There Never Is a Good Time

One of my favorite movies is Rudy.   You guys know… RUDY, RUDY, RUDY!     When the team comes in and drops off all there jerseys for him how can you not shed a tear!   Rudy has a pretty classic movie theme. A “lesser” overcomes a struggle or restriction that society places on…

Living her best life

Living Her Best Life

  Growing up, Giuliana was always an active kid. Playing soccer and lacrosse amongst other things. When Giuliana isn’t working as a legal assistant you can still find her on the pitch at least 2 times per week, a sport shes played since she was 6.   When Giuliana became a legal assistant her activity…

I Get It

I GET IT

I GET IT   Trust me.   Most people don’t believe me when I tell them I used to be fat.Despite what I look like today, I’m a former fat Italian kid from Poco. And while I’m no longer fat, I am still Italian…  You see, I have what I call, a “love-hate relationship” with…

Fitness Is A Skill

Fitness Is A Skill

Even though not many people think of fitness as a skill, they most defiently should!   What is a skill if not the ability to complete a task, and what is fitness if not exactly that?   Being able to do a pushup or a pull-up is not much different in theory than being able…

Just Roll With It

If you asked Christy how life was 5 years ago, you would have seen that amazing smile of hers light up the room with how happy she was. She was rolling.   Unfortunately, sometimes life just kicks you in the ass! Not long after, life took a turn for the worst when her dad and…

Fruit

Unlimited Fruit AND Lose Weight? No Chance

Q: Can I really eat as much fruit as I want and still lose weight?? A: Unfortunately, NO. Fruit is a healthy choice and loaded with vitamins and antioxidants; however, fruit still contains calories and carbohydrates. These are two things that can stop your weight-loss progress in its tracks if left unchecked. One of the reasons that…