Health

Self-Care Tips For International Self-Care Day

With today marking International Self-Care Day, July 24 will hopefully serve as a reminder that looking after yourself is always important. With everybody around us busy working, taking care of loved ones and living in today’s fast-paced digital society, it can be tough to achieve a healthy, balanced lifestyle. From …

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Why Smoothies Are Better Than Your Daily Cup of Coffee

For some of us, starting the day without coffee is impossible. Those who have caffeine addictions rely on coffee to give them the energy they need for a busy day. However, coffee can have a negative effect on one’s health, as it can increase stress levels, disturb sleep patterns, potentially …

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Flax Seeds Are The New Health Food You Should Know About

From improving one’s fitness regimen to swapping junk food for well-balanced meals, just about everyone is looking for ways to achieve a healthy lifestyle. With the rising popularity of superfoods, we are used to hearing about new menu options and ways to enrich our everyday diets. As the latest superfood …

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Check Out Our Beginners’ Guide To Weightlifting

One of the best ways to build strength is by weight training. However, for many individuals that are new to working out, stepping into the weight room may be intimidating. There are so many different machines and free weights it can be hard to figure out where to start. Some …

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Tone Your Abs With These 5 Easy Moves

Summer is synonymous with trips to the beach and lounging by the pool. However, for many women wearing a bikini, the season of exposed skin and rising temperatures can be daunting and sometimes uncomfortable. While we can agree confidence comes from within, there is nothing wrong with wanting to tone …

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5 Ways To Beat Stress

Although the weather may be gradually improving, stress is still a factor in the lives of many people. If everyday life is slowly weighing you down, you may found yourself feeling anxious and tense about work deadlines or personal problems. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, parent or even …

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Real Style Tries A Partner Workout With WHISTLE And Fit Factory

Photo: WHISTLE With the recent rise in boutique-style gyms, team workouts have become a popular trend. These smaller, more intimate locations put a focus on more one-on-one interactions and team-building. This idea of partnership when working out is the inspiration for the smartphone app WHISTLE, which was created by Toronto-based …

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Build Flexibility With These Key Fitness Moves

Photo: iStock  Whether you’re sitting at a desk or constantly up on your feet, chances are at the end of the day your body is feeling stiff. While it’s important to stretch before a workout, anyone can benefit from stretching a couple of times a day. If your body goals …

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Stay Healthy On Your Vacation With These Smart Tips

With spring upon us and summer around the corner, many Canadians will be taking time off for some rest and relaxation. However, for those who are fitness junkies, holidays can throw one’s groove off. Between the lounging around and food indulgences, it can be tough to maintain your health and …

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