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Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Pilates for Golf

We all know Pilates is great for toning our abs and strengthening our core. But did you know that Pilates will dramatically improve your golf game? Golf, like many sports, requires repeating the same essential movements over and over which often results in muscular imbalances throughout the body. Certain muscles get over-worked and tight and

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Swing Away!

Training ‘fore’ golf should never take a holiday. Winter is a difficult time for summer sports enthusiasts, with playing fields typically tundra-hard and covered in snow. Golfers have it particularly tough, as television coverage of the PGA...

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Make it Stick

Is starting a new exercise program at the top of your resolution list this year? Get active, stay motivated and make your routine stick with these tips from the experts. At the beginning of 2012, 51% of...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Real Men do Yoga

Why increasing numbers of men are rolling out their mats and adding yoga to their fitness routine. In Canada, as many as 27.7% of yoga practitioners today are men and the trend is growing. Studio owners are...

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Spring Training for Gardeners

The optimism that stirs the soul of every gardener each spring initiates an often contagious frenzy of activity. As we relish extended hours of welcome sunlight, the first sightings of robins and the hopeful swell of buds...

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Battle the Mid-Life Bulge

You may have been slim and trim your whole life, but suddenly, as you started approaching your mid 40s to early 50s, you noticed something that leaves you scratching your head. Your belly is getting bigger. You...

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

How to Rev Up Your Metabolism!

You used to eat anything and not gain an ounce. Now it seems you just look at a chocolate doughnut and you gain weight. 
As we age, our metabolism slows down, but there are many things you...

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Waist not Weight!

If you’re watching your weight, be sure to maintain a healthy lifestyle as well. As Shawn Nisbet advises, overall health is about waist – not just weight – management. Many people who are watching their weight may...

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Outside-the-box Weight Loss – Unconventional Strategies to Lighten Up

If you resolved this year to shed excess pounds once and for all, it’s likely your latest dieting venture has already left you frustrated and disappointed. If you’re bored by the very idea of low-calorie diets and...

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