Are you an active person who would enjoy the benefits of weekly or even daily massage appointments, but without the price tag that would go along with this luxury? Well this service can be within your budget through the regular use of a foam roller.
Currently there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease. It is a chronic neurological condition that affects 100,000 Canadians, mostly in, but not limited to, those over age 60. There is reason to believe however that the symptoms of this disease can be slowed or changed through regular physical activity. It is known that on a […]
I have recently been told, by more than one person, that they do not want to exercise for fear of wearing out their joints. It’s not that they want to just moderate their activity they simply don’t want to do it at all. They want to “save their joints”. Well to me that is crazy […]
As I write this the Olympics have started and Canada is at top of the list with the most medals!! I love the Olympics! So exciting and so inspiring! Hopefully watching those young, fit athletes has inspired you to leave the television for a bit to improve your own fitness. I’m betting that all the beautiful snow […]
World Diabetes Day falls in November each year. This is one day dedicated to raising awareness of the disease considered to be a global epidemic. Diabetes affects more than 250 million people world wide. If this disease is mismanaged or left untreated it will eventually cause complications in all areas of the body. Blindness, heart and kidney […]
Sunday September 15th is the 33rd annual Terry Fox Run. I’m sure many of you already know that Terry Fox was a very determined, young, man who having lost his leg to cancer, set out to run across our entire country to raise funds for awareness and research into that, often, devastating disease. Do you […]
Hormones could be hindering your weight loss plan. Cortisol, the primary stress hormone is normally high in the morning and naturally declines throughout the day. When we were hunters and gatherers cortisol was the hormone that signaled the body to slow down and store fat in stressful times of famine. Today’s stress usually has nothing […]