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

Fall Into Fitness

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September is my favorite month of the year in the fitness industry. January brings a lot of motivation but often poor follow through. September on the other hand, year after year, produces some of the most consistent and successful gym goers. People are relaxed after a hot summer, and ready to get into a steady routine to help keep them fit … Read More

How To Combat Back Pain

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There’s a reason your back is called the trunk of your body – it is central to all of your movement. Whether it is chronic or acute, back pain is debilitating. Poor posture, core strength, and work habits can quickly lead to an unhealthy spine. Your spine does a lot for you, so return the favour and give it a little … Read More

Useful Tips for Healthy Living

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While you may see some results at first, fad diets do not work in the long run. Weight management needs to be looked at differently. Permanent lifestyle changes – changes to eating and exercise patterns – are the only thing that will guarantee weight loss maintenance. It will also reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and other medical problems, … Read More

7 Tips to Improve Your Running

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As the weather changes, temperatures drop and the roads become snow covered, you often reevaluate your summer goal of becoming a runner; the novelty has worn thin. With our tips and our treadmills, you’ll be able to stick it out long enough to see nice running weather again. Here are 7 tips to improve your running that can resonate with the … Read More

Improve Your Golf Swing

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Improve Your Golf Swing

What does it mean when we talk about an effective golf swing? There are a number of different factors that contribute to solid mechanics in the golf swing. Two crucial elements are stability and mobility. Many golfers believe swing speed is paramount and don’t often take into consideration tempo, sequencing or balance. These are extremely important when it comes to … Read More

Run for Health

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Why do we run? Most people run for health and to stay active. We all know the movement, and you only need a pair of good running shoes. Running allows you to set a goal for yourself, whether you are looking to compete in a race, lose weight or simply start on a path towards a healthy and active lifestyle. What are you running … Read More

Sitting is the New Smoking

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“Sitting is the new smoking” might be a phrase that you’ve heard lately in the news, but what does it really mean? It has become socially acceptable for us to sit almost all day long. You sit in your car, at your desk at work, when you eat, when you have long conversations, when you are watching television or reading, when you … Read More