Exercise to Help Prevent Heart Disease

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Your heart is a muscle. It gets stronger and healthier if you lead an active life. People who don’t exercise are almost twice as likely to get heart disease as people who are active. The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada defines heart disease as a general term that means the heart is not working properly. Some forms of heart disease are present at birth, while … 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

5 Benefits of a 15 Minute Workout

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You don’t need an hour—or even half 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 strength training was just as effective at boosting participants’ metabolism as 35 minutes. Another study found that women had a better chance of sticking to a plan if they … Read More

5 Reasons You Need to Periodize Your Training

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If you’ve never heard of periodization, it is a strategic method of breaking your training year into smaller phases in order to maximize your training benefits. While this concept was developed for sport, it is also important to consider when developing a program for getting into shape, building muscle, or losing weight. Here are five reasons that you should consider taking … Read More

How to Stay Motivated When You’re Struggling

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Approaching the end of the month, your initial motivation may be dwindling. It was easy to jump in to new goals and resolutions full force on the first of the month but now you seem to be struggling to stick with the same routine. You don’t want to quit – and we don’t want that for you either – so … Read More

Workout to Improve Your Sex Life

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You’re in good physical shape from months – maybe years – of regular workouts. Or maybe you’re contemplating starting a new workout routine. You know the benefits of a consistent exercise regime, like weight control, overall good health and well-being, and regulating blood pressure. But do you know the benefits exercise has on the life we lead in the bedroom? … Read More

Recipe: Turkey Omelette Muffins

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Consuming a high protein breakfast has been shown to have a positive effect on regulation of blood sugar throughout the day. It’s not necessary to consume breakfast as soon as you awake, but when you do having upwards of 20-30 grams of protein in combination with carbohydrates, fat, and fibre you can help increase your chances of weight loss on … Read More

8 Tips to Live a Healthy Active Lifestyle

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Do you often wonder, “How can I get fit and healthy?” Or are you asking others, “What’s your secret?” or “Why can’t I keep my goals?” That truth is, there is no secret. You’re probably already doing some or most of what you should to live a healthy lifestyle. These eight tips will guide you to a successful combination: Change … Read More

5 Things To Know When You’re New To Exercise

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Starting a new exercise program can be really nerve-wracking; the gym can seem like an intimidating place. No matter your goal, your experience or your fitness level, getting on the path to a healthy and active lifestyle is always a great idea. To help make the transition easier, here are five things to know when you’re new to exercise: Know … Read More

Create Time for Fitness Success in the New Year

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As the calendar flipped into 2018, most of us set some sort of goal we would like to achieve in order to improve our health and fitness. Although there are many reasons why the majority of people fail to achieve success in the New Year, next to lack of motivation the second most common reason is time management. I have … Read More