What Should You Drink After A Workout?

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When it comes to choosing the best drink after a workout to quench your thirst and rehydrate there are several options to choose from. The most obvious choice for a healthful drink is water; however, if you want to help your body recover faster after a workout, or when you need to sustain your fluid levels during an intense, long-term workout, … Read More

Why Men Should Strength Train

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Last week we looked at the reasons why women should strength train, and this week we’ll dive into the benefits for men. Unlike women, men do not need much coaxing to step into the weight room, but there are still a few lessons to be learned. Muscle tissue is built through various strength training exercises that can include activities such … Read More

World Health Raises Over $10,000 for Wellspring with Toupee for a Day

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You may have walked into a World Health fitness centre on Wednesday, March 5 and thought, “What is everyone wearing on their head?” Let’s start with the background story. Over the last few years, World Health has held an Annual Charity Golf Tournament for members and staff that supports Wellspring Calgary – a warm and welcoming community that provides a … Read More

World Health Recognized as One of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada

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World Health has been recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. “We are very excited to be recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Most Engaged Workplaces,” said Scott Wildeman, Sr VP of Operations, World Health. “We are a people organization. … Read More

Exercise as Medicine: A Prescription for Heart Health

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Many doctors agree that if exercise were a pill, it would be the most prescribed. It can help you lose weight and trim inches from your waistline even when the scale isn’t budging. It can boost self-esteem, improve quality of life, reduce stress, and plays an important role in the treatment and prevention of many chronic diseases including diabetes, heart … Read More

Charity Golf Tournament Raises $27,764.22 for Wellspring Calgary

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On Tuesday, September 24, staff from World Health, Spa Lady and Bankers Hall Club presented Wellspring Calgary with a donation of $27,764.22, raised at their Charity Golf Tournament. “World Health, Spa Lady and Bankers Hall Club are committed to making our community a great place to live and lead a healthy and active lifestyle regardless of the challenges life brings,” … Read More

How to Get Started at a Calgary Gym

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You get to the gym, change into your workout clothes, and head out to the fitness floor. What now? The vast number of strength training equipment and cardio machines can be overwhelming. Where do you start? The unknowns can be intimidating, but given the benefits of exercise it’s important to remove these barriers in order to get started. One way … Read More