Walking might not seem like the most effective way to get fit – but it actually is! The human body is designed to walk. Not only is walking a fun way to improve your fitness, it is also gentle, low impact, super convenient, and free – and it’s suitable for almost everyone.
What do calories really mean in relation to our diet? Food shapes our metabolism & what the calories are made of makes all the difference.
Intense workouts are a key part of improving your fitness. Learn about 8 steps to improving workout recovery to avoid pain and stiffness the next day.
There are so many benefits to exercising outdoors in the winter cold! Outside air is generally healthier than that of the great indoors. Heading outside for your workout can immediately provide the body with fresh oxygen and relief from indoor germs.
Most bathroom cabinets are overflowing with lotions and potions to tackle the exterior signs of aging, but the real fear for many of us, is not how we’ll look in five, ten, or fifteen years. It’s the fear of dementia and, more specifically, Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association of Canada, over 747,000 more…
Learning how to breathe properly during exercise can do wonders for your performance, stamina, and recovery rate. Knowing when to inhale and exhale during exercise can be tricky, but with a little practice, proper technique can quickly become a healthy habit!
Are you sore from working out in beast mode? That’s fantastic.
The aches and pains that you’re feeling mean that your muscles are stressed and rebuilding to become even stronger. Scientifically speaking, this is called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). More….
With the drop in temperature during the winter, it’s all too easy to hibernate indoors for months on end. Here are 4 fun, outdoor activities to keep you active this winter: 1. Skating This is an activity that can be done indoors or out. An indoor rink is a great place to learn and more…
The summer sun can bring out our indulgent side, leading to weeks spent indulging in such activities as: beers on a breezy patio, ice creams by the ocean, and lounging in the garden with a cocktail or two. While your body may be busy synthesizing vitamin D while you’re lazily drinking up the sun, the temptation to be more sedentary during these months can have an impact on your health and fitness later on.
Many people suffer from joint pain as they grow older, or if they put too much strain on their joints at a younger age. Whether you suffer from joint pain with an unknown cause, or you put too much stress on your joints, there are natural nutrients known to reduce inflammation and promote healthy joints.