4 Ways To Get Back On Track

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After a hectic summer, September is often viewed as a time to refresh. It’s a time to get back into routine, to set new goals and work towards accomplishing them. It’s also a great time to give back to yourself. We get it, life happens. In the summer, our fitness goals seem to fall by the wayside. Maybe even a stressful … Read More

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Apple Soup

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Fall brings along cravings for comfort food, and warm indulgences. Our first thought: soup! This recipe for butternut squash apple soup combines hearty ingredients, ripe from the fall harvest. Not to mention nutritious, filling and packed with flavour. Homemade soup is a lot easier to make than you might think, but can often take a long time to make. The best thing about … Read More

Breathe Deep

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As you are sitting in front of your computer right now, take a moment to check your posture. You are probably slouching slightly in your seat, your shoulders are rolled forward, and your head and neck are protruding. While you are sitting in this position, try this simple exercise: take a deep, long, belly breath. Did you notice how much … Read More

How To Fit Jeans

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Shopping can be a bit of a nightmare for most. One reason for that is our bodies always seem to be in some kind of a transition, making it difficult to know what size we are, what size we should look for, and if what we’re buying even suits our current shape. The hardest thing to shop for is also … Read More

Benefits Of A Quick Workout

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Think you don’t have time to work out? Even a super fast, quick workout can improve your health. You don’t need an hour a day to lose weight or get into great shape. A study in the European Journal of Applied Physiology found that 15 minutes of resistance training was just as effective at boosting participants’ metabolism as 35 minutes. It can be as … Read More

Food Rules

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Between the thousands of books on dieting, hearing advice from multiple sources, stories in the media, and myths found on the internet, nutrition has never been more confusing. What food rules are you supposed to follow? Anyone who has read “In Defence of Food,” “Food Rules,” or another piece by Michael Pollan is familiar with his simple motto: Eat food. … Read More

Overnight Millet and Buckwheat Waffles

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Weekend breakfast is a favourite because we often have time to make a more elaborate meal. The great thing about these waffles, besides the fact they are gluten-free, dairy-free and whole grain – is that you can freeze the extra and reheat during the week. It makes meal prep a breeze. These are best made with a waffle iron, although they can be … Read More

Massage Therapy: More Than Just Stress Relief

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You’ve been sitting at a desk, or in meetings, or on a plane for hours. Maybe your head hurts. Maybe your shoulders feel stiff and sore. Maybe your lower back is aching. Maybe it’s a combination of all three. And maybe it’s time to make an appointment to have this corrected. Massage Therapy has evolved over the years. It’s no … Read More

Try Group Fitness Class

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Many individuals hold exercise in a negative light; they consider it to be something that must be done, rather then something that could be enjoyed.  This does not have to be the case. You can achieve the results that you want and still have fun.  This is why you should try group fitness class. From Zumba to Yoga, Rush, Fire … Read More

Sugar: Not So Sweet

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There’s very little chance if you are reading this article that you think sugar is an essential part of our daily diet. Yes, glycogen is a form of stored energy made by our body from sugar, which we use for energy; however, the percentage of sugar we need is often less than you would imagine. In the 1800’s the average … Read More