Back-to-School Means Back-to-Health

Getting Back into a Healthy Routine It’s back-to-school time and that means, for many people, it’s back to settling into routines. This doesn’t just mean setting schedules for your children’s school activities; this can also be a time to refocus and get back into a healthy routine for the fall. Summer vacations, family outings, and special […]

How to Set Great Fitness Goals

Setting Realistic and Useful Fitness Goals Setting goals can be a great way to motivate yourself and structure your workouts. Having goals helps you improve. However, it’s important to set specific and realistic goals. Setting goals that are vague, unclear, or unrealistic aren’t just ineffective, but they can actually be harmful. This is because they […]

Five Lifestyle Factors That Could Hurt Your Heart

You know your heart is important, but did you know that several common things that many people do could be hurting it? There is a lot that we do (or don’t do) every day that could be affecting our hearts. Here are five factors that could be hurting your heart, and what you can do […]

Is Working Too Much Bad For Your Health?

We all have busy lives and, many times, we work more hours of the day than we probably should. If you put long hours in at the office every day, you likely know that it’s not good for your social life. But did you also know that it could potentially be detrimental to your health […]

How to Safely Exercise in the Summer Heat

When it comes to exercise, one of the best parts of the summer is that you can do your workouts outside. However, summer weather can get hot. Very hot. It’s important for your health that you take precautions when exercising in summer heat and humidity. Here are a few ways to make sure you’re safe […]

How Improving your Sleep Can Improve your Life

A lot of us don’t get enough sleep. And then, even when we do, we don’t necessarily get quality sleep. Not getting enough sleep is one of the most common complaints among people. We live busy lives and we have a lot going on in our days. Too often, we try to gain some “extra […]

Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Getting More Fruits and Vegetables in your Diet Fruits and vegetables are good for your health. They have a lot of nutrients and vitamins, plus, they are filled with antioxidants, fibre and even water. But the reality is that most of us don’t eat enough of them. Canada’s Food Guide recommends that men between the […]

Four Great Exercise Motivation Tips

Everyone has a time when they don’t feel like working out. Maybe you had a long day and you’d rather just rest on the couch, maybe it’s a special occasion so you don’t think you have to, maybe you just don’t feel like it today. Sometimes taking breaks can be a good idea, but if […]

Why it’s Important to Eat a Healthy Breakfast

We’ve mentioned before that what you eat is important for your overall health and wellness. One key way to kick-start a healthy day is by eating a nutritious breakfast. There are many different reasons why eating a healthy breakfast is so important, including: It gives you the energy that you need to get a productive […]

Healthy Ways to Avoid an “Afternoon Crash”

It’s common for people to experience periods of lower energy in the mid-afternoon. These crashes can leave us running to the coffee machine or the corner store for a “pick me up” snack. However, there are healthy ways to deal with this “afternoon crash,” that are much better for your body than the less-healthy ways. […]