It’s the middle of the night. You’re fast asleep. All of a sudden, your calf seizes up. The pain hits. You struggle to straighten your leg. The whole thing lasts maybe 30 seconds. But it’s enough to jolt you out of a deep sleep and enough to keep you awake for a little while longer afterward.Read More
In modern society, obesity has reached epidemic proportions. It’s one of the leading causes of heart disease and diabetes.Read More
Are you sore after a particularly tough workout? Or maybe you’re just looking for a better way to recover.Read More
Metabolism refers to the sum of all of the chemical processes that occur in the body and help you stay alive.Read More
Do you wake up with a stiff or sore neck? Or perhaps after a long day at work, your neck feels strained.
While your posture and possibly bed set-up may have a lot to do with it (and may be worth looking into), there are things you can do in the meantime to help yourself and reduce your neck pain.Read More
When most people imagine a massage, they picture themselves luxuriously falling into a place of relaxation and bliss. And while somewhat true, massage isn’t just for helping you relax.Read More
Technology has brought forth less labour-intensive jobs and more desk jobs.
Many people sit a desk 8 hours a day for 5 days a week. And the majority of people don’t move much during that time.Read More
The popular diet of the decade is low-carb and high-protein. It’s been talked about by celebrities. It’s been proclaimed as the easy route to weight loss. And carbs have been made the enemy.Read More
Typically, golf isn’t considered a very high-intensity sport.
Yet, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t come with an array of health benefits.Read More
Most people think of massage therapy as a relaxing and luxurious experience.
And it can be!
However, there are many different types of massage - all with different purposes, techniques, and goals.Read More
Foam rollers are inexpensive and relatively easy-to-use recovery tools… that is if you know how to use ‘em. And don’t worry - you’re not alone.Read More
The internet allows you to access an array of information at the touch of your fingertips. Yet, it also spreads a lot of misleading and inaccurate info.Read More
The average person sleeps over 200 000 hours in their life - that’s almost 1/3rd of your life spent sleeping.
Yet, sleep is essential for repair, restoration, and processing. In fact, scientists have compared a lack of sleep to the same impairments associated with intoxication.Read More
Perhaps you are new to the sport. Or you finally want to get your golf swing down.
In golf, the small details matter. For example, the way you hold your club can make a huge difference. And while there is by no means a ‘perfect’ golf swing, there is always room for improvement.Read More
More than 80 percent of adults will experience a back injury at some point in their life. This type of injury can knock you out of the fitness game for weeks or even, months.Read More
The squat is dubbed the king of all exercises.
Why? The squat works some of the biggest muscle groups in your body. It activates the thighs, glutes, and core. Your upper body even comes into play, working to stabilize your whole body.Read More
Whether you’ve been working out for years or you just started back into a fitness routine, hiring a personal trainer may be a good idea.Read More
A lot of people sign up at a gym and work out three or four times a week. They may even go every day if they’re dedicated. A few weeks into their regimen and they begin to get discouraged. They haven’t reached the goals they set for themselves or they don’t notice a difference in the way they look or feel. If this sounds like you, don’t give up. Hire a personal trainer.Read More
You’re up before dawn, getting ready for another long day at the office. Once the day is over (and yes, it was quite productive), you’re exhausted and ready to go straight home. A glance at the gym as you take your usual route gives you a moment of guilt, but you push it away at the thought of relaxing with a good movie after dinner.Read More