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Christmas Time

                                            Many people with complex lives complain about the fact that they don’t seem to have enough time, that life is busy.  I have talked about being busy and making time before, and we…

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Self Care during Sad Times

With the tragic loss of players, teammates, sons, daughters, friends and family in the Humboldt Broncos bus and tractor trailer accident I have been doing a lot of thinking about the loss of a loved one and how it is a life-shattering experience. I am sure many who have kids, nieces and nephews, grandkids and…

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Sore Today. Strong Tomorrow!

If you spent your whole weekend on the couch, a Monday workout might be extra tough. But the start of the week is actually a great time to recommit to staying fit.  Research shows that people think about and act on healthy activities more on Mondays than any other day of the week… no matter the…

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2018 Gym Trends

Boxing and kickboxing workouts Recently, there has been an increase in the number of studios opening up to offer these physically demanding workouts, as well as an increase in the number of boxing/kickboxing classes showing up on group fitness schedules. Functional training After years of high-intensity interval training reigning supreme, 2018 will make a rediscovery…

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Lessons Learned in Losing

One of the biggest cheers I ever got was during a fitness competition, in fact, for a loss.  When in my mind I had lost in the competition by placing 4th, there was a thunderous ovation. I was clueless. Another competitor saw my confusion and said, “Don’t you even know what you just did?”  You, took a…

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Family Fitness and Health Everyday!

Parents are the number one source affecting the way children feel about living a healthy lifestyle. Children innately realize that Mom and Dad are their educators, mentors, heroes, supporters, and role models throughout their lives. This is a huge responsibility for the adult, as children believe that most behaviours by parents are acceptable actions, whether good or…

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What Friendship Means

Seems to me the causes of social problems, from Facebook bullying, to divorce and obesity, and everything in between are often thought to be based on stress, or poverty or unhappiness.  But a big part of me feels we are overlooking something very important:  friendships.  I feel like our society is ignoring the importance of friendship.  After a…

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The Community of Sport

The value of sport extends beyond sport for sport’s sake. It can play a role in bringing communities together, having a social and cultural impact, developing social capital and reducing crime and anti-social behaviour. Whether you’re a die-hard sports fan or just don’t understand what everyone gets so excited over, chances are you’ve never taken…

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BFF on International Woman’s Day

BFF friendships are messy, loving, spiteful, supportive, competitive, joyful, and funny. While some can be enriching and filled with adventure, others are insanely complicated.  Any combination of snubs, slights, misunderstandings, or betrayals can disrupt the status quo — and a rock-solid bond can seesaw into feelings of exclusion and abandonment.  But at the end of…

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