Nutrition Month: Frequently Asked Questions

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There are a ton of supplements and exercise-related nutrition do’s and don’ts out there. Which ones should you follow and which ones should you avoid? Here are some frequently asked questions: 1. What should I eat before I exercise? Try … Read More

New Year Resolutions: Make Them Stick

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It’s that time of year again. Time for New Year Resolutions. Gyms are about to become packed, people are going to buy tons of equipment, books, how-to guides, etc. And they’ll probably forget about them in a couple weeks. Here … Read More

How To: Survive Christmas Party Season

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The holidays are a great time of year however they usually come fraught with temptation as party after party shows up in your calendar. Here are our tips for making it through party season. Get Ready to Mingle Step away … Read More

Benefits of a Social Network (not the electronic kind)

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When you’re going through a tough time, you probably lean on some friends and family to support you. The same kind of support can help you stay more physically active. There are many different types of social support. All of … Read More

From Health to High Performance: Top 10 Things I Learned at the CSEP Conference

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A few weeks ago I went to the annual conference put on by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP). Kelsey and I are both certified by CSEP and need to continually get professional development credits (PDCs) to maintain our … Read More

A Health-tastic Halloween

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Veggie Skeletons My grandma used to trick us into eating more veggies by making them in Carroty-Ann or Carroty-Andy. Put a twist on the usual veggie bowl with this spooky twist. You’ll need: Veggie dip Celery Carrots Cucumbers Red peppers … Read More

The Magic Pill:Exercise Is Medicine

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What if I told you there was a magic pill that could reduce your risk of cancer, stroke, heart disease, and diabetes? This pill could also reduce your high blood pressure and your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. This magic … Read More

Different Approaches to Medicine

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Your health is important to you. You get your regular check ups, try to eat healthy and are physically active. However, do you know that being healthy is more than the absence of disease? It’s about being proactive to protect … Read More

Tasty Tuesday: The Glory Bowl

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I got this recipe from the Whitewater Cooks recipe book and it is definitely one of my new favourites! I have been eating it non-stop over the last few weeks. It’s got all the food groups and actually managed keep … Read More

Tasty Tuesday: Crispy Tofu Spinach Salad

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There’s been a big push for incorporating more vegetarian meals into our diet. I’ve eaten tofu before but in limited quantities and it was always dessert tofu instead of part of the main meal. Much to my surprise, this salad … Read More

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