Keep Your Workouts Interesting

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You are committed to living a healthy and active lifestyle and are using the gym. It’s easy to feel lost or confused when putting together an exercise plan. This feeling can become discouraging and lead to you not using your membership. Instead, follow these 10 tips to keep things interesting and you’ll stay motivated and on track with your fitness … Read More

Recipe: Caprese Skewers

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Cooking in the summer is not always that appealing. It’s hot, why would you want to turn on the oven? If you can’t barbecue it, the recipe doesn’t usually make it into the rotation. Plus, fresh flavours always win! If you need a no-cook, make-ahead hors d’oeuvre this summer that packs a fresh-from-the-garden flavour punch, may we suggest caprese skewers? We gave … Read More

Get Back Into Routine After Vacation

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Did you take some time off work over the holiday? Thinking about returning to work and your regular routine after even the littlest time away can be exhausting enough, but now you actually have to do it. Here are four ways on how you can get back into a routine after vacation: Cut It Short Returning from vacation on a Friday … Read More

Body Weight Circuit

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This circuit is a good example of something you can use to work on muscular endurance and controlling your body weight. This will have the effect of toning and increasing endurance and will help you, not only in appearance but also fitness level, so you can have the freedom to do any activity you want to try this summer. Complete … Read More

What to Expect From Your First Group Fitness Class

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Research has shown that working out with a partner or in a group setting with a team of like-minded individuals increases success. You know the benefits but group fitness classes can be overwhelming if you’ve never tried it. With numerous daily options and classes for all levels, members never need to feel left out or intimidated. Group fitness is a welcoming environment … Read More

Use Athletic Therapy to Complement Your Workout

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Joining a health club is a big decision, and this means for some that your thoughts are focused on a healthier lifestyle. A fitness facility assists you in achieving your goals, whether the goal is weight loss and gaining lean muscle mass, increasing either your flexibility or cardiovascular fitness (heart and lungs), and /or reducing joint pain all for a … Read More

Pros and Cons of the Sun Exposure

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The season of sun rays and sun basking is here. What are we to think when we are told that the sun is healthy for us, yet poses threats to our bodies at the same time due to damaging UV rays? Some people are so concerned that they cover up like they are about to journey through the Arabian Desert. … Read More

How to Improve Your Posture

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In our modern lifestyle, we spend the majority of our day hunched over our desk, laptop or cell phone. You’re probably guilty of it right now. Poor posture leads to reduced mobility, general stiffness, and chronic conditions such as headaches, back, neck and shoulder pain. Your concave chest and compressed abdominal cavity can also interfere with breathing and digestion. Here … Read More

Exercises for Injury Recovery

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Injuries may suck the life out of you, but they’re not the end of the world. You can typically still train them in an altered program and return to activity relatively healthy, you just need to have a smart program in place. Talk to an athletic therapist or personal trainer at your club to see if there’s anything you should … Read More

7 Keys to a Healthy Diet

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Developing healthy eating habits does not have to be as restrictive as many people imagine. The essential steps are to eat mostly foods derived from vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes and limit highly processed foods. Here are tips on creating a healthy diet: Eat Plenty of Produce Aim for mostly vegetables and some fruit every day. Include green, orange, … Read More