5 Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer

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Try as they might, weights aren’t just going to lift themselves. They need you to pick them up, as well as a plan of what to do with with. But where should you start? It’s easier when you have guidance. That’s where utilizing the services of a personal trainer becomes a total game changer. Having a step-by-step plan in place … Read More

Roasted Vegetable Quesadilla Casserole

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Quesadilla Casserole

This roasted vegetable quesadilla casserole is a great use-up-what’s-left-in-your-fridge meal. You can throw anything and everything into it and it will still taste great. It’s just a twist on a quesadilla, making it into a casserole and serving it up like a pie. It’s also easily customizable. To add more protein, for example, just crumble a veggie burger into the … Read More

6 Exercises to Help with Lower Back Pain

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Started a 2017 weight training routine? Signed up for a spring running race? Participating in a lot of winter activities? Lower back pain is common in many individuals; from those that work at desks, stand for prolonged periods of time or more active individuals who have a sudden increase in training or participate in a new activity. Often, lower back … Read More

Turn Your Resolutions Into Routines

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In the fitness world, everyone knows what January means for gym-goers. There is an influx of new members, determined to stick to their New Year’s resolutions this time around; however, when the initial motivation starts to wear off, fitness facilities start to notice less new members utilizing their memberships. Now that January is over, how do you keep your eyes … Read More

The Importance of Goal Setting

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Whether you are looking to lose weight, gain strength, or have more energy, it is important to set goals. This can be one of the most important steps in a fitness journey and will help you have something to strive for. If you know the outcome you desire, it is easier to plan how to get there. A useful way … Read More

Power Bites

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Snacking is an effective way to fit extra nutrient into your diet. If you tend to get very hungry between meals, eating more frequently may be a good solution for you. Nutrient-rich snacks keep your energy level up, satisfy your hunger, balance blood sugar levels and prevent overeating. This recipe for Protein Bites features nuts and seeds for protein, fibre and … Read More

Fitness Focus: Weird Gym Equipment

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We know the drill: Since starting your fitness journey you’ve been constricted to the treadmills and fixed movement machines in the back corner. Your gym routine is starting to take shape, but you have finally decided to start making some serious gains. Your first thought is to jump into the deep end known as the free weights section, but you haven’t got a … Read More

Ginger Beef and Broccoli

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Ginger beef and broccoli is often a favourite takeout dinner treat. It’s something you order knowing it is probably not the healthiest, since the beef is usually coated in batter and deep fried before coated in ginger sauce. The paleo recipe below gives you a healthier twist on the delicious dish. Ginger Beef and Broccoli Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. coconut oil … Read More

Great Legs Workout

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Friends don’t let friends skip leg day, and for good reason. Legs are just as important to workout as any other muscle group in the body. Legs are one of the largest muscle groups in the body with the quadriceps and hamstrings taking most of the credit. Doing a full leg day workout has more benefits than just developing your … Read More

Eating for Your Gut

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Digestion is one of the most important processes in our body. The ability to digest food means we can absorb and assimilate nutrients that our body can’t make on its own. Our whole body is affected by the state of our digestion because it not only affects our energy levels but it will also largely affect our mood and emotional … Read More