Want to get moving and do it safely? Here’s a workout toolkit of information to get started. Our bodies are made for moving and if we don’t do that on a regular basis, we are setting ourselves up for mobility issues. Are you as active as you were when you were a kid or as a young adult? Unless your …
The “quick fix” health program… They go by many names, but generally their purpose is to convince you that for the right amount of money, with the right pill, with no more than 10 minutes a day, you can transform your body, your health and your life! Sounds fabulous, right!?
Did you know that an important aspect of weight loss is building strength? If you’re trying to lose weight and just doing cardio exercises, you’re missing part of the equation that can increase your weight loss results—and that’s increasing your muscle mass.
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.
Have you ever asked the question ‘What is Self-Myofascial Release or SMR?’ Probably not but you may have heard of people doing some foam rolling after a workout. Simplified, it is a way we can release the tension in our muscles and fascia on our own.
You know you’re supposed to drink a lot of water to keep your body functioning properly – but do you ever wonder why is water so important and what it actually does?
Pain is something that we all experience, regardless of our age. Young, elderly, middle-aged or retired – our gut reaction to pain is that we want it to stop. (Have you ever heard the saying about the patient who told the doctor, “When I do this, it hurts,” and the doctor replied, “Then don’t do that!”?) People used to be …
Back pain is a common ailment. According to the Mayo Clinic, 80% of us will experience back pain at some point during our lifetime, and it is one of the most common causes for people to take time off from work or even go on extended disability.
Did you know one of the most common reasons people take time off from work is because of back pain? What else are you missing out on if your back muscles and ligaments cause so much pain and discomfort that it impacts your day-to-day activities? Want to learn how you can eliminate back pain and gain a strong beautiful back?
Most people think abs are made on the floor by performing countless sit-ups. While doing all that crunching and squeezing are good exercises that create a strong and thick rectus abdominis muscle, it’s impossible to have that coveted six-pack, flat-tummy result if you’re carrying too much body fat. There are two steps to getting those great abs, and while you …
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