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Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Sit and Be Fit

A CHAIR BASED EXERCISE PROGRAM FOR SENIORS By Kelly Nurnberger Falls in Seniors — A public health issue According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury related hospitalizations of seniors in Canada. Even though almost 30% of seniors fall each year, falls are also considered one of the

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Exercise safely outdoors this winter

By: Jessie Boogaard, Manager of Business and Quality, Regional Cardiac Care Program, Southlake Regional Health Centre Many of the patients enrolled in our Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Program love to lace up their running shoes and head...

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Pure Play for Grown-Ups: Choosing the right exercise for your constitution and your personality

Remember when we were kids – playing games, running around, having fun? We didn’t realize it then, but we were exercising. So why, as adults, do we turn exercise into a chore?  Boutique fitness studios are popping...

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Better Together

Why working out as a couple is good for you and your partner Hitting the gym with a workout buddy is not only great company, but can be extremely motivating, too. Countless studies show that working out...

Friday, August 21st, 2015

The new Technofit trend: Where fashion meets fitness

This season’s must-have accessory is not a pair of skinny jeans or a Tiffany necklace, but a simple plastic bracelet. Have you noticed your friends sporting the latest FitBit, Jawbone or Nike Fuel Band, and wondered what...

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Moderate, Consistent Exercise: The Key to Overall Wellness

Exercise is, without a doubt, one of the most powerful ways to improve your health. Regular moderate exercise can reduce the risk and symptoms of more than 20 physical and mental health conditions – and slow down...

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Mindfulness for Dumbbells

The fitness industry has failed you! We put out information about every aspect of health and nutrition. Our experts are hired. The internet is crammed with websites dedicated to weight loss and building muscle. Billions of dollars...

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Meet you at the Barre

Channel your inner ballerina for the best workout around You gave up your tutu and ballet slippers years ago, but you can still dance!  Barre classes are everywhere now and anyone who has tried a class comes...

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Fitness For Dumbbells Vol.1

A personal trainer gets personal – how being fit saved his life and could save yours too! Recently I had a terrible revelation. I discovered I am mortal. I am a 63 year old personal trainer –...

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Foot pain ruining your golf swing …

The barrier to a perfect golf swing could lie in your big toe. Or your heel. Or on the ball of your foot. These are the three areas of your feet most likely to cause pain that...

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