Finding Time For Health When You Don’t Have Time

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Despite best intentions, finding time for health, nutritious meals and exercise can be tough amidst the daily family and career responsibilities. Our priorities have such great competition that despite best intentions finding time for health is often sacrificed. People’s success at achieving and maintaining good health in face of time constraints is impacted by two main pillars: priorities and habits. PRIORITIES: Whatever … Read More

Nick G – World Health Member Success Stories

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Throughout my experience I have learned a lot about proper fitness, nutrition and about myself. I joined World Health because I was the slowest personal on the hiking train, didn’t have much stamina when out bike riding, and did not have the most appealing body. I had been going to the gym for about eight months and was not seeing … Read More

ViPR Group Exercise Joins World Health’s Lineup of Classes

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On Friday, April 3 ViPR Group Exercise joins the World Health class schedule. Standing for Vitality, Performance and Re-conditioning, ViPR is a full-body strength training and cardio workout designed around three planes of movement to train the whole body at once and burn maximum calories. This class uses the natural movement patterns of life and adds the weighted resistance of … Read More

Eric T – World Health Member Success Stories

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Location: World Health Edgemont I approached my personal trainer Jeremy because I wanted a mentor to help me achieve my personal fitness goals. He helped me in many different ways. To start off, he helped me strengthen my lower back, which was strained due to a previous injury. He has also helped me with many little things, such as proper form … Read More

Ryan S – World Health Member Success Stories

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Until the venerable age of 32 I had worked outside of the downtown core for most of my career. I had stayed active, through sport mostly, and found time to not eat too terribly. Cue the downtown-working environment. A very busy work lifestyle meant horrible eating and inactivity replaced all workouts. I was slowly coining the term “skinny fat”. Hockey injuries had also … Read More

Whitney W – World Health Member Success Stories

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Location: World Health Edgemont When I started the eight-week challenge, I didn’t think I could succeed. I had failed so many times in the past that I thought this would be another effort in the failed column. I lacked any sort of self-confidence. My turnaround came at the half way mark. The difference between my before picture and what I … Read More

Fitness Focus: Transverse Abdominis – Your Natural Weightlifting Belt

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First things first, get your nutrition in order or you’ll never have visible abs. Now that the completely obvious is out of the way, let’s talk ab training. The transverse abdominis (TA) involuntarily contracts during many lifts; it is the body’s natural weight-lifting belt, stabilizing the spine and pelvis during lifting movements. The TA helps to compress the ribs and … Read More

Randy C – World Health Member Success Stories

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Previous World Health Calgary Challenge Winner

Location: World Health Richmond Basic truths: diet and exercise are the keys to being healthy and in shape; everyone knows this. The problem, as I see it, lies in how these concepts are defined. As individuals we entertain a widely varied definition of diet and exercise and it seems as though few get it right as evidenced by rampant weight … Read More

Ken M – World Health Member Success Stories

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Location: World Health Edgemont My fitness journey began when I moved to Calgary in June 2014 and knew I wanted to make a healthy lifestyle change. Being brand new to a city that I did not know many people in did not leave too many options for social opportunities or team sports, which I had become reliant on as physical exercise. … Read More

World Health Calgary 10-Day Detox Sample Plan

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World Health 10 Day Detox

The first thought that comes to mind with a detox is deprivation. You think hunger, starvation, strange food and juice cleanses. You may feel better by the end, but is it worth all the suffering? What if you didn’t have to suffer? There is a type of detox that involves delicious and healthy food. It’s a reboot for your health … Read More