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Fitness in your 40s and beyond: Does Getting Old Suck?
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"Getting Old Sucks” Does it? Or does your approach to aging have some room for improvement? As I approach 40, I am starting to hear a lot of people my age, and slightly older, talk about how “getting old sucks”. Each time I hear this it actually makes me mad! A bit extreme…maybe…. but I refuse to believe that getting older has to suck! Why do so many of us...
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Can Our Thoughts Make Us Sick?
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Neurons that fire together wire together – Donald Hebb A simple yet profoundly impactful statement.  Our brain cells communicate with one another via what’s called a synaptic transmission. As one brain cell releases a chemical neurotransmitter the next brain cell absorbs it. This communication process is known as a neuronal firing. When brain cells communicate frequently, the connection between them strengthens the messages that travel the same pathway in the...
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Setting Your Intention
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Let’s talk about the approach you are taking into your training every day.  Everyone likes to get a good sweat on and feel like they have crushed it in their workout every day. But are those really the markers we want to be focused on for long term improvements and benefits, let alone what we use to decide if the workout was actually a good one or not? Consider this...
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BirthFit Part 3: Tips for keeping fit during weeks 13 to 27 (2nd Trimester)
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As part of our overall commitment to helping our members and the community achieve their health goals, we recognize that as an expecting or postpartum mom, it's often hard to know what is "right" to do in order to stay healthy and active during and after a pregnancy. That's why we're introducing part three of our BirthFit series. This multi-part blog series comes from Janina Schmidt, our certified BIRTHFIT Coach...
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Eating for optimum nutrition with Protein
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Want to know how to eat for optimum nutrition? Starting this month, and for the next two months, I'll break down information about each of the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats) and explain how to know what's right to eat for you!   Our favourite macronutrient: Protein We'll kick it off with PROTEIN...our favourite topic. The body uses carbohydrates for fuel first, then healthy fats and then protein. It is...
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BirthFit Part 2: Integrating Fitness during your first Trimester
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As part of our overall commitment to helping our members and the community achieve their health goals, we recognize that as an expecting or postpartum mom, it's often hard to know what is "right" to do in order to stay healthy and active during and after a pregnancy. That's why we're introducing part two of our BirthFit series. This multi-part blog series comes from Janina Schmidt, our certified BIRTHFIT Coach...
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