Monthly Archives: December 2017

Healthy Holiday Tips!

December 22nd, 2017 (No Comments)

The holiday season is upon us and so are busy schedules and poor eating habits.  Here are a few tips on how to have a healthy holiday season! Plan for holiday events that involve a lot of sweet and high calorie food Eat healthy before the holiday event so that you don’t overeat Limit sampling […]

Women are fitter than men

December 15th, 2017 (No Comments)

The findings of a recent study are contrary to the popular assumption that men’s bodies are more naturally athletic.  How can this be? Women can process oxygen more quickly than men when they start to exercise, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.  The study compared oxygen uptake and muscle oxygen extraction between […]

What does a stiff back mean?

December 8th, 2017 (No Comments)

“My back feels so stiff!” We often hear our friends say. Well, that doesn’t mean your friend’s back is actually stiff, according to a new study at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. “A conscious experience of feeling stiff does not reflect true biomechanical back stiffness,” explained Greg Kawchuk, professor and back and […]

Healthier Ways to Eat Eggs

December 1st, 2017 (No Comments)

Over the years eggs have received good and bad press.  Eggs are a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals.  They also are high in cholesterol, hence the bad reputation.  The point is don’t give up on the egg, just learn to prepare them in a healthier way.  Check out this article on 23 Healthier […]

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