fat-friend

Is it possible for obesity to spread like a virus from person to person? According to researchers. when one person gains weight, people close to them tend to gain weight as well. The New England Journal of Medicine ran an article on an obesity study by researchers at Harvard University...

canadian-fitness-the-rock

Yes, weight training can improve your cardio. When you weight train, the heart beats and the lungs respire. The harder you exercise, the harder these organs work. You will notice that strength training exercises can raise the heart much higher than steady-state aerobic activity....

Lee Priest - Tom Platz

Most of the clients and trainers working in commercial gyms do not know how to properly train. They are doing it wrong. That’s why a majority of people who join fitness clubs are disappointed in their results. Many buy a membership and start an exercise program, only to quit shortly...

Multitasking

Multitasking is the least efficient way of getting things done. We would like to believe that doing multiple tasks at once saves time and increase productivity. We multitask in many ways, but regardless if we are performing two tasks simultaneously or switching from one task to...

Sugar Free

I am challenging myself to eliminate all added sugar for 30 days. This means no refined sugar or artificial sweeteners. Naturally occurring sugars in fruits and other whole foods are acceptable and encouraged. To keep me motivated I will be watching one of these documentaries every...

Rice Protein Canada Fitness

Starchy carbohydrates are key for muscle growth. Use white rice and brown rice pre and post workout to provide fast acting carb for energy and glycogen repletion. Brown rice is the higher fiber version, a good staple of any muscle-building nutrition plan. Cooked brown rice contains...

Potato - The Perfect Food

There is much more to nutritionally packed potatoes than just calories. They have 2.5 grams of dietary fiber per potato. Potatoes are very high in vitamin C, most B vitamins, potassium and other minerals. Just as important are the recognized health hazards you are avoiding with...

yoga-back-pain

Flexibility tends to deteriorate with age, often due to a sedentary lifestyle. Without adequate flexibility, daily activities become more difficult to perform. Over time, we create body movements and posture habits that can lead to reduced mobility of joints and compromised body...

Running in Old Age

Some forms of exercise may be much more effective than others at bulking up the brain, according to a new study in rats. For the first time, scientists compared head-to-head the neurological effects of different types of exercise: running, weight training and high-intensity interval...

Renewing our Relationship with the Earth

Many Christians are suspicious of terms like “environmentally friendly,” “green,” or “eco-friendly.” The images the terms conjure, and the practices they denote, are often associated with atheists, progressives, and “hippies.” As a result, too many of us ignore genuine...