Fitness

Healthy physical fitness will allow you to live a happier and more fulfilled life longer. Our articles and tips will help.

Walking and jogging are fantastic steps towards better health and fitness. Any day of the week you can put on your running shoes, put yourself in motion, and start reaping the benefits of your movement! Click image to open full sized image

As a personal trainer and consultant I am often faced with clients who avoid exercising due to pain in their shoulders, wrists, knees, hips and back. Many factors can contribute to the pain, such as injury, overuse, or incorrect movements in daily activities. However, Arthritis with Osteoarthritis are the most common t…

Muscle groups that get skipped during exercise typically vary between men and women. Men being more visual, often adopt an out of sight out of mind approach. If they can’t see what they are training in the mirror, it doesn’t always get the TLC it deserves. This is especially true of the posterior muscles. Women however…

If you or your family are looking for new ways to get in better shape and stay healthy, here are some activities and exercise that families can do indoors. All of the examples can also be enjoyed in an area where space might be limited. Benefits. Creating positive healthy habits now and for the future will reduce your…

As we get older our bodies need a little guidance to maintain the mobility, strength and energy that provides us with the quality of life we desire. The majority of us wish to experience our day to day activities free of pain, to be able to enjoy our occasional exertions such as dancing, hiking or cycling and be left f…

Shall we start with the list of benefits? Or perhaps we can just talk about the fact that cycling is fun and feels good. Getting out of the house for a quick change of scenery can give our mood a great boost. Cycling through places we usually walk or drive through is a nice change of pace and perspective. And if you’re…

Swimming is a fantastic full body workout that can help with both your physical and mental health. Learn more now!

We brush our teeth because we would prefer to keep them. Also because we know it works. It is simple, keeps them white and shiny and prevents decay. So what are we doing for our bodies? There are so many exercises and types of routines. Where to begin? We are looking for that proverbial toothbrush. This series of exerc…

It can be frightening when you first hear your doctor tell you that you have high blood sugar levels or pre-diabetes. Instead of being fearful and feeling helpless, take action and be proactive. Realize that this is an opportunity to make some bold and life-impacting changes. Here is my 4-step naturopathic plan to help…

It’s true, not all people that exercise lose weight at the same degree, or get the full extent of benefits you expect from exercise. For some, the mood, sleep and weight improve with little effort, yet for others, there is barely any progress. One important underlying reason why people do not get the full benefit from…