The Many Health Benefits of Green Tea

by Mel on September 23, 2014

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“Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one.”

-Ancient Chinese Proverb Keep Reading


Making Running a Daily Habit

by Jackie on September 19, 2014

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Are you ready to include running in your exercise routine? Or training for your first 5K? Whatever your motivation, running is an excellent way to get in shape and improve overall health. It’s also a convenient way to get moving and boost your cardio training. Keep Reading


Post image for Using Stability Balls to Strengthen Your Core

Stability balls in the past have primarily been used in physiotherapy offices and nursing homes. Presently, they are also found in many local gyms. Try a few of these new fitness workouts using only a stability ball. Keep Reading


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When thinking about your body’s health, did you ever give thought to that body part that supports your body upright throughout each and every day? Most people don’t, and it could cost them in the long run. Keep Reading


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Everyone experiences stress throughout their life. Learning how to deal with that stress and learning how to relax is key to removing stress quickly, so that you can move on through your day. However, there is no perfect relaxation technique that is best for everyone. When choosing a relaxation technique, consider your specific needs, preferences, fitness level, and the way you tend to react to stress. Keep Reading


Post image for Accelerating Your Fitness Using Smart Phone Apps

We live in a technological world that is full of smart phones, apps, and even wearable technology that will help monitor and track your fitness levels. Whether you’re looking to track your running or your diet, fitness apps are getting a lot of usage these days. Keep Reading


Post image for Staying Healthy Through Tailgating Season

With the football season upon us, you don’t necessarily have to sacrifice healthy eating, for some quality appetizers, snacks and desserts. You will find that it takes some creativity to avoid simply buying over processed foods, snacks that are full of sugar and salt, and greasy meats. Here is a tasty 3 course meal idea that just might win over family: Keep Reading


Post image for Keeping Your Kids Active After Summer Ends

School is back in session for a lot of children in grade school, or at least within the next few weeks. This doesn’t need to signify the end of letting your kids exhaust some of that energy by playing sports, swimming, and hiking that you might have done over the summer. Keep Reading


Post image for Unhealthy Foods That You Should Avoid Completely!

We all have our guilty food pleasures, but there are definitely some that you should eternally ban from your diet, or at least limit your intake. Here are 6 foods to avoid as much as possible, and you will be well on your way to a healthier, balanced meal plan. Keep Reading


Post image for Mixing Up Your Spinning Exercises

Spending hours on a spin bike can get quite tedious without a different routine to mix up things. Indoor cycling training has been said to be more difficult than outdoor cycling because you have the ability to customize each workout by adding resistance. Make your next spin workout super productive and fun by injecting it with different drills and variations. Keep Reading