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  • That statement is so true. Every so often, it is tough to maintain the energy that existed when you started your new routine. Even dedicated folks have the potential for a funk. Whether it’s a lack of sunshine, work stress or just not enough positive energy around you, sticking with your plan can be a…

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  • When it comes to motivation, most of our barometers are running pretty high at this time of year. Imagine what we could achieve if we could harness that same drive all year long?! Here are a four tips to keep you on track beyond the resolution season. 1. Find The Right Gear With those shiny…

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  • Have you signed up for gym membership or consulted with a nutritionist to kick off your 2016 fitness goals? Awesome! You’ll soon be feeling strong, svelte and generally more fabulous. Yes, I have absolute faith you can do it. But be warned. Achieving success in the gym can wreak havoc on your closet! As a…

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  • Our good friends at Precision Nutrition are always putting out well researched, solid information on, you guessed it, nutrition. This article is an excellent read on some more practical reasons why fat loss is so important for those carrying too much. This is timely given how many people are in resolution mode. If the snippet…

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  • Totum chiropractor Stacy Irvine and her kids appeared on CityLine to  get a quick paddleboard lesson with expert John Helfrich, before setting out on the water for some fun. Click here to watch the full segment.

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  • 5 Simple Nutrition Tips, Part 2

    By Tara Postnikoff | Tips

    Pack Snacks! If you are trying to stay healthy then plan ahead for daily snacks. Mixing veggies and protein or veggies and a healthy fat will provide an energy boost between meals, without a spike in blood sugar. Avoid breads and baked goods and try 1-2 cups of veggies and a 1/3 cup hummus or…

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  • 5 Simple Nutrition Tips, Part 1

    By Tara Postnikoff | Tips

    Help control inflammation through your diet. Face it: training is hard on the body with all that pounding our muscles, joints and ligaments face a lot of stress. Too much stress leads to inflammation in the body, which over time can lead to injury. Add anti-inflammatory foods to your diet daily, such as ginger, turmeric,…

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  • Overview: Shoulder injuries are repeatedly seen to impact the careers of tennis players at all levels of play. The shoulder complex comprises 4 different joints, each contributing to the great amount of mobility and stability seen during complex shoulder movements. When this delicate equilibrium between mobility and stability is compromised, the shoulder is vulnerable to…

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  • Nutrition for Long-Distance Runners

    By Dr. Aisling Lanigan | Fitness

    The Sporting Life 10K and Goodlife marathon mark the opening for race season in Toronto. Proper nutrition leading up to and on race day will make all the difference in how the runner feels and in their results. As a 10km-marathoner and triathlete myself, this is an area of special interest to me and I…

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