Can’t Lose Weight? 7 Reasons Your Weight Loss Plan Isn’t Working

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You made the decision to get fit and lose some excess pounds. Then (hopefully) you started an exercise plan and backed that up with a nutrition program. And that was all you needed to do, right? You made the choice to eat right; to exercise three times a week…but just when you think you’re on a roll, a special occasion (and ‘celebration food’) pops …

Proper Exercise Form Can Eliminate Injuries

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It’s finally here—the first long weekend of the ‘summer.’ While it’s not ‘officially’ summer just yet, Victoria Day weekend is considered by many as the start of summer, as the temperatures continue to increase and the daylight stretches longer into the evening hours, giving us more energy and more time to enjoy the outdoors.

Strong Shoulders Are Pain-free Shoulders

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Have you ever had a shoulder injury, or experienced pain in your shoulder area? If so, you know how difficult life can be if you suffer from shoulder pain. Simple, day-to-day chores become a challenge and uncomfortable to perform. Injuries to the supportive structures of the shoulder, such as the bones, tendons, bursae, cartilage and ligaments can all result in …

Ever thought About Bringing Play back into Your Life?

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Often times, when children return from playing, they look quite exhausted and ready for a nap.  This is the most accurate description, and also quite the truth, as playing is hard work.  It’s exhausting to the mind and body and it’s a fun way to become productive and healthy. Games and sports started out as a playful way to address …

Why Fitness Testing is Important in Your Later Years

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With our average life expectancy increasing, our ability to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle into our later years will depend upon how well we maintain our personal fitness levels. As we age, it is increasingly important to pay attention to our physical condition so we will be able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for …