• Finding Your Cardio Fit

    We all know that cardiovascular exercise is a “must do” but the question is, what type of cardio is right for YOU. Should you bike? Use an elliptical? Run? Walk? Not all pieces of equipment or modes...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    How to Train for Your Favourite Spring or Summer Sport

    The spring weather has arrived – yeah! Since sunshine makes everything seem more manageable – including being active – now is the perfect time to participate in your favorite sport and / or try something new! Summer is the perfect...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Banish the “I am too Busy” Excuse

    I know that we all need to go to work, pay the rent, grocery shop, sleep and negotiate the demands of life. If you are not a fitness professional, whose job it is to be fit, training...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Eight Fitness Hacks

    “Hacks” are basically innovative ways to motivate or trick yourself into exercising — a fun way of reframing the classic concept of “exercise motivation.” We all need motivation to exercise. I love moving and I still often...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Intervention for Health and Fitness New Year’s Goals

    It is now approaching the end of January. Unfortunately, although not surprisingly, this means many people have started to abandon their New Year’s goals. The ‘New Years’ gym crowds have started to thin. Home exercise equipment around...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • 7 Healthy Holiday Tips!

    It is probably unrealistic to think you will lose weight in December, but you don’t have to gain weight. There is nothing worse than starting the New Year feeling like you have completely lost your health mojo....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 5 Steps to Get You Off of the Sofa

    We all know the benefits of working out and eating well, but when it comes to our health, knowing and doing — especially doing over the long­term — are two very different things! Sure, most of us...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Posture 101

    Almost everyone I know (including myself) needs to work on their posture; we all sit way too much, and it is almost impossible to sit for long periods without becoming slightly rounded forward. I don't even have...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Don’t Fall Into The Trap of Eating “Unhealthy Healthy”

    Trying to lose weight or adopt a healthier lifestyle? Do you feel you are working really hard, but that you just can’t reach your goals? You may be inadvertently sabotaging your efforts by making what I call...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • How to Safely do a Cleanse

    Last year I tried a fairly lengthy (and pricey) "cleanse." Why? Partly for research, and partly because I was seeking a sense of control. Thinking rationally, I know that the feeling of control that a cleanse offers...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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