Improve Your Golf Swing

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Improve Your Golf Swing

What does it mean when we talk about an effective golf swing? There are a number of different factors that contribute to solid mechanics in the golf swing. Two crucial elements are stability and mobility. Many golfers believe swing speed is paramount and don’t often take into consideration tempo, sequencing or balance. These are extremely important when it comes to … Read More

Tips For A Better Sleep

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Are you getting your 7-9 hours of sleep nightly? Not many of us are and it’s something most of us could use a lot more of. Sleep is your body’s number one recovery mechanism. While you are sleeping your body detoxified and repairs itself and your brain works to process information and reset itself for the next day. Lack of … Read More

Nine Grocery Shopping Tips

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When you first step inside the grocery store, you have every intention of filling your shopping cart with the healthiest ingredients. Often, what ends up in your cart is usually a mixed bag, health-wise. Start shopping better today with these tips. Nine Grocery Shopping Tips Go with a list. By starting with a plan, you’ll make grocery shopping an efficient … Read More

Healthy Living by the Numbers

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When it comes to health and fitness, there are many statistics and figures to take into account. It can become overwhelming. Here are nine numbers to know when it comes to maintaining your optimal fitness. 150 – The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines state that to achieve health benefits, adults aged 18-64 years should accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous-intensity aerobic … Read More

What To Eat Before and After a Workout

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Have you ever wondered what you should eat before or after your workout? Stressing over your workout nutrition should never prevent you from breaking a sweat. Regular exercise is important for creating a healthy mind and body. Here are a few nutrition tips to help you fuel your fitness. For Morning Cardio If your morning workouts are low to moderate … Read More

Why You Should Do Cardio

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Cardio strengthens the heart and lungs, increases endurance and burns calories, which helps you lose weight. Those who prefer strength training can neglect it – with complaints that it is boring and time-consuming – but a fitness program should always include cardio. What is Cardio? Cardiovascular exercise, cardio for short, involves movement that gets your heart rate up to improve … Read More

Warm Up Before Your Workout

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Before you start any type of exercise you should always perform a thorough warm up. This will help to prepare your body for the activity that lies ahead. Why then, do many of us skip the warm up? Is it that we feel it’s unnecessary like it’s a waste of time? Studies show the warm up is time well spent … Read More

Overcoming Nutrition Roadblocks

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Overcoming Nutrition Roadblocks

Starting something new can often bring up fear. Doubt and unanswered questions can convince you to stop a healthy habit, like improved nutrition, even before you’ve started. With a little planning, you’ll be overcoming nutrition roadblocks in no time. I don’t have time to cook. Make time. Some of the busiest people are the healthiest eaters. You have to make … Read More

Improve Posture with Simple Exercises

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Ever been told “sit up straight” or “bring your shoulders back”? Many people still don’t realize how posture is important for pain-free daily activities. Nowadays it’s not just people working at desks for long periods of time but you’ll notice how posture is getting worse with more individuals on small electronic devices that cause more slouching and head-forward posture. When … Read More

Prehabilitate to Prevent Injury

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Why rehabilitate when there is a simple way to proactively reduce your risk of injury? Injuries find numerous ways to occur: overuse movements, which is overusing the same muscles and underusing others in a daily living pattern or specific sport movement; movement in a non-controlled manner, such as haphazardly picking up a dropped object on the floor; poor posture; lack … Read More