Create Habits by Design vs Default 

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To paraphrase James Clear, the author of Atomic Habits, every choice we make is a vote for who we will become. You are always creating the future version of you, the question is, will “future you” be formed by design or default. Will you intentionally create your “future you” or will your environment passively mold…

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The Truth Behind Body Weight and Body Composition

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Do you have a love-hate relationship with your scale? Maybe you feel validated when the number is lower and reconsider your choices when it is higher. But what if I told you that your scale is lying to you? What if I told you that your body weight is not the best measure of your…

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6 Ways for Fit Pros to Celebrate National Health and Fitness Day in Canada

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Canada’s National Health and Fitness Day is a nationwide initiative that aims to promote physical activity and encourage Canadians to live healthier lifestyles. On the first Saturday of June each year, Canadians are encouraged to take part in various fitness activities and events, including fitness classes, group workouts, outdoor activities, and sports. Did you know that National Health and Fitness Day spring-boarded off the Vancouver 2010 Olympics as a project to…

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How To Build Programs That Bring Clients Outdoors

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After a few dark, chilly winter months, PTs and their clients can’t wait to inject some variety into their workouts and get some much-needed fresh air. If your clients are as tired of being confined to the four walls of a gym as you are, why not replace it with the fresh air and beauty…

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Finding Your Wellness Motivation

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Have you ever wondered how an elite athlete stays motivated? Imagine being an NHL hockey player or an Olympic figure skater, training and competing every day, working on your performance, despite having to navigate disappointing results, setbacks, injuries etc. On the surface, it’s a job. They clock in and clock out. But what drives them…

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Tips To Breath Better 

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Most of us do not spend much time thinking about the 25,000 breaths we take daily. This is, for the most part, a good thing. Breathing should be automatic; it should take place below the level of conscious thought. Its automaticity keeps us above ground; it allows us to breathe without having to divert attention…

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Taking Care of Your Gut 

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You know the importance of gut health by now. It has always been an important aspect of holistic, natural medicine but recently other fields such as psychology, neurology, and even immunology are beginning to understand and stress the importance of maintaining a healthy gut lining and microbiome to treat and prevent serious and chronic diseases.…

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Top-Notch Trainer Tips to Recharge 

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Personal trainers, fitness coaches and nutritionists are more than individuals creating and delivering safe and effective exercise programs and nutritional protocols. Collectively, we all share a love of health and a deep-rooted passion to help others live their best life. Bringing our A game to our clients day in and day out is exhilarating but…

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Newly Released: Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health 

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Even small amounts of alcohol can be damaging to our health.  As leaders in health and wellness, fitness professionals can help Canadians to make well-informed decisions about their alcohol consumption by raising awareness about the new guidelines (and where to go to find out more).   5 Key Takeaways:  Based on the latest evidence, the Canadian…

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Heart Health For Die-Hard Sports Fans 

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If you ask a sports fan their favourite month, they just might say February. With major league sports games happening in hockey, basketball and football, there are edge-of-your-seat plays happening on courts, rinks, and fields throughout North America.  February is also Heart Month, a suitable time to look at what happens to your heart when…

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