Keep Your Workouts Engaging

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Do you feel like you’re just going through the motions? Stay committed to your healthy and active lifestyle by getting the most out of your workouts. 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 tips to keep things interesting … Read More

Benefits of Drinking Smoothies

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Drinking smoothies made with whole, nutrient-dense ingredients is a great way to boost your health. The thick shake-type drinks make wonderful options for a meal replacement or a snack when made with natural items – sorry, not frozen yogurt. Some people have the misconception that eating healthy means eating food that doesn’t taste good. This is not the case. Smoothies … Read More

Recipe: Veggie Fajitas

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So, what is for dinner tonight? It can often be difficult to prepare meals during the week due to work, scheduled plans and activities. We lack time, or have fussy kids, and often turn to convenience to get food on the table. This recipe for veggie fajitas is quick and easy, and allows you to get a few more servings … Read More

How to Lose Weight in a Calgary Gym

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Consuming a sensible diet is only half of the equation when it comes to how to lose weight. Engaging in a regular exercise routine is equally important when it comes to shedding the pounds and improving overall health. There are also two mental states of mind that are crucial to taking on the weight loss challenge and maintaining your achieved … Read More

Eating a Healthy Whole Foods Diet

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Eating a whole foods diet is one of the more simple eating styles around. There’s nothing really fancy or complicated about it. It’s what we should all be eating if we want to live the healthiest lifestyle possible. Simple eat foods as they are found in nature, in their whole and natural state. The truth about a whole foods diet … Read More

Fit People Do Yoga

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While most modern gyms and studios offer yoga and fitness classes side-by-side, the image of the flexible, barefoot hippie still stands as a stark contrast to the muscular gym goer sweating it out pumping iron in the weight room, or the brightly dressed Zumba dancer. The fact is, however, that people who are serious about fitness incorporate yoga into their regular fitness routines. … Read More

Strength Training for Weight Loss

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Think of your fitness goals. It is common for them to include weight loss, toning or health improvements. You’ll be happy to know your goals can be achieved with a balanced program that includes strength training. Research on the benefits of strength training for weight loss is clear: the more muscle mass an individual has the higher their metabolism. One benefit you … Read More

The Benefits of Sweating

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Sweating doesn’t just add character, it can also aid in weight loss, lower stress and boost mood. Simply, sweat regulates your body temperature, but regular sweat sessions can have long-term health benefits. You breathe faster, your heart works more, your circulation improves and your metabolism accelerates, and those actions improve your cardiovascular health. Weight Loss Sweating helps with losing weight. … Read More

Exercise to Help Prevent Stroke

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It’s as easy as putting one foot in front of the other. A recent European study discovered walking could decrease the risk of stroke in women. Over 19,000 women and 13,000 men were part of the study that monitored physical activity as well as diet, lifestyle habits and medical history. They were all between the ages of 29 and 69 and participated … Read More

Stress and Your Diet

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Stress and diet have always been linked. It is possible that someone eating a healthy, balanced diet is going to be far less stressed than someone eating a poor diet. If you are feeling stressed, your digestive system is probably under a great deal of strain, so making changes to your diet could be key to feeling better physically and … Read More