The 4 Biggest Nutrition Mistakes Beginners Make

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Nutrition is full of misinformation, and when you’re just starting out it can become a very confusing thing to navigate. How do you navigate through what you’ve read, heard on TV, and have been told by friends? Put the effort into knowing what you’re putting into your body. Here are the 4 biggest nutrition mistakes beginners make, and how you …

What To Look For In A Personal Trainer

Whether you are unhappy with your current fitness level, want to address a personal health issue or you want to take your workouts to the next level, personal training is the perfect solution. A trainer’s job is to assess your fitness, help you set goals, and teach you the best way to work out. By mixing the services of a personal trainer into …

Workout with Bands

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Workout with bands! It is effective fitness you can take with you anywhere. Use resistance bands to strengthen your core and burn more calories. They are one of the safest and easiest ways to train without worrying about having a spotter or dropping weights. You can also take bands with you wherever; it’s great for travellers. These five multi-joint band exercises …

Overnight Oats For Healthy Breakfast

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You’ve heard it said many times: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Knowing that doesn’t always make it easy to wake up early each morning to cook. So what can we do? Meal prep is a huge help when it comes to ensuring that we eat well if we have a busy lifestyle. You can spend a …

Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin

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Humans evolved to make vitamin D (also known as the “sunshine vitamin”) provided that there is an adequate amount of UV light from sun exposure. But I don’t believe many of us are running around naked in equatorial Africa. So, it may not surprise you that many of us may be deficient, if we live, for example, in Northern climates …

5 Tips for Women to Manage Body Weight

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Maintaining a healthy body weight can be a struggle at any age, especially considering that adults gain, on average, at least one pound a year. Add to that other physical health challenges like our need to maintain healthy bones and a healthy heart, and the challenge can seem impossible. Here are five tips and tricks for achieving success in your goals …

7 Ways to Prevent Injury During Exercise

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Most of us have experienced an injury at some point in our life and have had to take a step back from our training, sport or even just had to adapt our everyday living to accommodate. If you’ve never experienced an injury, keep that spotless track record going by adopting these healthy habits now so you don’t have to slow …

3 Things That Affect Women’s Health

Women’s health needs to be a topic more widely discussed. We’re at a high risk for specific diseases but may not know it. Living a healthy and active lifestyle is a common – and smart – underlying treatment for many diseases. But some things cannot be cured by kale and biceps curls, that’s when it’s time to seek support from medical professionals. …

How Is Stress Impacting My Health?

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Feeling stressed can be perfectly normal. You may even notice that sometimes being stressed-out motivates you to focus on your work, yet at other times, you feel incredibly overwhelmed and can’t concentrate on anything. While stress affects everyone in different ways, there are two major types of stress: stress that’s beneficial and motivating — good stress or eustress — and …

Interval Training Workout

When you think “exercise”, some might assume you’re talking about sitting on a bench and lifting some weights, while others might assume you mean going for a 5km run. In reality, both are correct when you refer to the definition of the word ‘exercise’ to mean a “physical activity that is done in order to become stronger and healthier”. (Merriam-Webster, …