10 Habits For A Healthier Life

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Your health encompasses overall well-being. That includes: Happiness Energy Ability to fall asleep Have manageable amounts of stress Reduced illness Have low or non-existent joint and musculoskeletal pain Be within the typical range of body fat for your height, body type, and genetics High nutrient load and quality within your system with a low toxic load When it comes to implementing changes … Read More

Sport-Specific Hockey Workout

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Hockey is a sport that carries plenty of nostalgia for most Canadians. It is a game that can be played by all different age groups and abilities. It is an activity with participants from around the world whether it’s a game on the street, a frozen pond, or a sporting venue holding thousands of people. It is a fast-paced, physical … Read More

4 Ways To Boost Your Immune System

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The seasons are changing, and our not-so-favourite time of year is right around the corner – flu season. Besides the obvious tips of staying warm and washing your hands, here are a few ways you can give your immune system a helping hand and avoid a runny nose and achy body. Nutrition What you eat has a major impact on … Read More

Recipe: Miso Glazed Salmon

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Looking to make a healthy and quick dinner tonight? Try this holistic nutrition recipe for miso-glazed salmon. It takes less than 20 minutes and high in omega fatty acids, which are powerful anti-inflammatories, lower triglycerides, and contribute to lower levels of depression. The highest quality Omega comes from fish. This is because it already contains DHA, which your body can readily use. … Read More

7 Reasons to Try Group Fitness

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Did you know that Group Fitness classes at World Health Calgary are complimentary with your gym membership? Whether you’re just getting started or looking to take your training to the next level, group classes provide a truly exceptional fitness experience. The Signature Series classes are World Health’s foundation. The classes are self-paced and allow you to regulate your activity to obtain the … Read More

The 5 Biggest Nutrition Mistakes Beginners Make

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Nutrition is full of misinformation, and when you’re just starting out it can become a very confusing thing to navigate. How do you decipher between what you’ve read, heard on TV, and have been told by friends? Put the effort into knowing what you’re putting into your body and learn the steps to stay consistent. Here are the 5 biggest … Read More

Exercise to Manage Diabetes

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Regular exercise is one of the most important things you can do to manage and live well with your diabetes. It can also help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes from developing, improves your body’s sensitivity to insulin and helps manage your blood sugar levels. How does it do that? During exercise, active muscles use up glucose as a source … Read More

Use Music to Boost Your Exercise Intensity

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Sometimes the simplest solution is the best. When you hit a wall mid-workout, look no further than your playlist. Research by the American Council on Exercise shows that music is both a welcomed distraction and a major motivator that can help you go harder, faster, and longer. You already know that good music makes your workout that much more enjoyable, but does … Read More

Stretch It Out With Yoga

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Most people exercise to lose weight, build muscle and change their body shape. What they don’t realize is how important it is to stretch and create muscular length. The main focus is always weight loss or muscular strength when it should be about creating a balance between strength and length. You should be as long as you are strong! An … Read More

Recipe: Cauliflower Rice

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Cauliflower is rapidly becoming one of the most popular gluten alternatives. It is a great way to incorporate more vegetables into our diet and eliminate some of the side effects caused by refined, sugary, processed carbohydrates. Cauliflower contains sulforaphane, a sulfur compound that has also been shown to kill cancer stem cells, thereby slowing tumor growth. It has also been … Read More