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Heart Health How Exercise Plays a Role in Heart Health - Keep your heart healthy with exercise! The Heart and Stroke Foundation recommends “adults should accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity per week, in bouts of 10 minutes or more. The activity doesn’t have to be non-stop, such as an aerobics class. You can do 10 minutes or more at […]
All About Sleep All About Sleep - We all know that we need sleep but how much do we actually require and what can we do to ensure we are getting the best quality of sleep each night.  Why is Sleep So Important?  Sleep enhances our ability to learn, memorize, and make logical decisions. It recalibrates our emotions, restocks our immune system, […]
Make a List of Goals Instead of Resolutions! Make a List of Goals Instead of Resolutions! - This year instead of making a New Year’s Resolution make a list of goals you hope to accomplish.  Why goals instead of resolutions? The difference is in the definition!  The definition of a resolution is “a firm decision to do or not to do something” whereas the definition of a goal is “an aim or […]
Strength Training for Runners Strength Training for Runners - Do Runners Need to do Strength Training? Is strength training really necessary if you’re a runner? Absolutely! Strength training is an essential part of a runner’s overall program and one of the biggest factors that will influence your performance because it strengthens muscles and joints, which can improve race times and most importantly decrease the […]
Posture and How to Improve It! - Unsupported postures cause the loads on your spine to disperse incorrectly, weakening the tissues in your lower back. As a result, the intricate network of muscles, discs, and joints in your back tend to be pushed beyond their tolerable limit, causing pain. Common unsupported postural habits come from everyday activities that typically involves a combination of actions, […]
Lower Back Health Lower Back Health - What Causes Lower Back Pain? MOTION: HOW YOU MOVE Our spines are remarkable—they’re made up of incredibly intricate systems of bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that work together to enable movement in all directions. While all of this movement is great, the potential downside is that it can contribute to injuries and wear-and-tear damage over time that may […]
How to Stay Cool with Outdoor Workouts - With the summer heat in full swing and outdoor workouts becoming more commonplace, it’s important we stay safe in the heat and sun while raising our heart rates! It’s important to remember that when the temperature is higher our body struggles a bit more to recover in between exercises. If you own a device that […]
How to Improve a Sedentary Lifestyle How to Improve a Sedentary Lifestyle - You’ve probably heard it before that a sedentary lifestyle is contributing to so many chronic illnesses and conditions in the modern-day society. Being sedentary means that most of your daily tasks do not involve very much activity and can be completed from a seated position. However, there are ways to intentionally help combat a sedentary […]
3 Common Myths and Misconceptions about Pregnancy and Exercise - When it comes to exercising during pregnancy, it turns out that as a society we were wrong about a lot. You likely know people who hold many beliefs that are considered now to be outdated and you may still hold some of them yourself. As a facility that has many members who will perhaps one […]
Do You Still Need Cardio If You Lift Weights? Do You Still Need Cardio If You Lift Weights? - The short answer is yes. The long answer is that it can depend based on what type of lifting you are doing and what your current lifestyle is like. And while everyone is different and everyone’s priorities are different, cardio is not something that should be ignored. The importance of cardio Aerobic or cardiovascular exercise […]