Health and Fitness
Get Active at any Age
The following guest post is brought to us by local guest blogger Rebecca of the blogs Relish and Everything is ticketyboo! Exercise Good for the Brain As regular readers of my blog know, when I am not blogging or eating (or blogging about eating), I work full-time as a communications gal and part-time as a [...]
Add more physical activity to your day
Get Active! What if you made a conscious decision to insert more physical activity into your daily routine? What would that look like and how would you feel? Michelle J. Kwan, has shared tips to help you make that happen. As discussed below, it can be as easy as parking further away from a store entrance or [...]
A day in the life of a fad diet
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to follow one of those crazy fad diets for a day? In the name of humour and April Fools Day our funny guest blogger Rebecca has shared a day in the life of a fad diet. The following guest post is brought to us by local guest [...]
Eat with a Guide in mind
Use a Guide to lead the way You wouldn’t enter into unknown territory without some sort of guide so why eat your way through life without a guide? Guides are just that, a guide. It doesn’t mean you must follow them word for word they are there to get you started, teach you the basics [...]
Should I hire a personal trainer?
This post is brought to us by local guest blogger Rebecca of the blogs Relish and Everything is ticketyboo! Let’s Get Personal One of the most common comments that I hear from new members at the gym is “I just don’t know where to start.” This is especially true for people that are not just [...]
Why set Challenges for Yourself?
This month, Dietitians across Canada are celebrating Nutrition month, a very exciting time for us Dietitians. As well, March 8 was recognized as women’s day internationally. Why am I sharing this with you? I see a connection between the two events and this month’s topic: Why set challenges for yourself? Women have always been the [...]
Size Matters – Serious talk about food servings
March is Nutrition Month March is nutrition month and what better way to kick it off than with a talk about portion size! In my experence this is where so many folks get off track. Did you know that a portion of pasta is 1/2 cup!?! Yes, only 1/2 cup. If you eat 2 cups [...]
How much exercise do I need?
The following post is brought to us by guest blogger Kyle Turcotte, Certified Exercise Physiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Physical Activity is important for our health and we need different types of activity to keep us healthy. Health is a multifaceted concept and physical health is just one part of it, but that’s [...]
Let the music move you!
This post is brought to us by local guest blogger Rebecca of the blogs Relish and Everything is ticketyboo! The Beat Goes On and On and On Try to imagine step-aerobics, Spinning, or Zumba without the music. You can’t, can you? The movements are so closely tied to the beats and the melodies that they [...]
Food Fact or Fad – How do you know?
Be up-to-date with your health In today’s world of information overload we have messages coming at us from all angles on what is healthy, what is not, eat more of this, don’t eat that, eat only this and never that. Let’s face it, it’s confusing. So, how do you pick out the up-to-date information that [...]