Posts Tagged: gym

Regain your Confidence in the Gym!

January 27, 2016

By: Amy Dryden, Personal Trainer As a personal trainer I have witnessed some ridiculous trends and de-mythed a number of stories. Over the years one thing has stayed consistent; women’s lack of confidence when it comes to the gym. When form and technique come into play people seem to avoid trying what they interpret as […]

5 Simple Steps for a Fresh Health Start

August 31, 2015

  By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND September is associated with back-to-school for the kids, which means both new books and new beginnings. I propose that we should all take advantage of this symbolic time of year to kick the bad habits of summer aside and focus on how we can give our health the […]

Does Effort = Results? (In The Gym)

July 06, 2015

By Dr. Marc Bubbs, ND, CSCS A common scenario I see with clients is that when they achieve poor results in the gym, they assume they are not training ‘hard enough’. They always think ‘lack of effort’ is the underlying cause of their training plateau, inability to lose weight, or failure to add lean muscle […]

Exercise – The Best ‘Pill’ You Can Take!

June 08, 2015

By Dr Marc Bubbs, ND, CSCS The idea that exercise is the best ‘pill’ you’ll ever take to promote a healthy heart and blood vessels is consequently gathering steam in the medical community.  World leaders in cardiovascular medicine gathered last summer at the 2010 European Society of Cardiology Congress Conference in Stockholm, Sweden.  The main […]

Pilates: An Approach to Movement

June 01, 2015

By Yvette Marcek Pilates: An Approach to Movement I have a well seasoned client at the age of 63 who has a great sense of humour and an attitude to match. Over the last few years he’s gone through two knee replacements. He travels the world and travels around Toronto, either walking, cycling, or on […]

What Is TWICE As Deadly As Obesity?

April 06, 2015

By Dr. Marc Bubbs, ND, CSCS Weight gain and obesity is a major cause of many of today’s chronic diseases; diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, many cancers, etc. The plethora of convenience foods, processed foods, artificial sweeteners, sugars, and carb-centric diets have led us down the path of weight gain and obesity, with 75% […]