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Health Benefits of Bananas – Ron Zalko Fitness & Yoga Vancouver

Health Benefits of Bananas – Ron Zalko Fitness Vancouver These tropical super- foods have many health benefits which help you in the fight against various diseases. Moreover, it is rich in numerous nutrients, including sucrose, fructose, glucose and fiber. Therefore, banana acts as powerful natural energy booster. Namely, a study discovered that two bananas can […]

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The Importance of Cardio Workouts – Ron Zalko Fitness & Yoga, Vancouver, Canada

The Importance of Cardio Workouts – Ron Zalko Fitness & Yoga, Vancouver, Canada There is no denying that we live in a fast paced world where time is money. Despite our busy schedules, gathering some time from our daily routine for maintaining our health is a must. Fortunately, most people across the world are now […]

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Lady Gaga visits Ron Zalko Fitness & Yoga in Vancouver, Canada

#‎LadyGaga‬ Thank you so much for choosing our ‪#‎gym‬! It was a pleasure to meet you and host you for a great ‪#‎workout‬ ‪#‎Kitsilano‬ ‪#‎Vancouver‬ ‪#‎MonstersForLife

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Vitamins and Supplements promoted as “Magic Pills”

The amounts of vitamins and supplements Canadians are taking is steadily on the rise. These pills are also being marketed more aggressively, often as a be-all end-all cure for whatever ails you from A-Z. But how many vitamins and in what doses do we really need? Are the amounts being consumed safe? Are they high […]

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10 Evidence Based Health Benefits of Green Tea

Here are 10 evidence based health benefits of green tea.   Many of us have heard that green tea is beneficial to your health including because of it’s antioxidant properties, but this list is far more comprehensive about just what green tea can do for you.  Time to put down the coffee cup and pick […]

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The Skinny on Fat

There are a lot of conflicting stories nowadays about fat. Low fat, no fat, good fat, bad fat, how much fat is good/safe, trans fat, saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, monounsaturated fat etc etc. Here are a few good tips to separate the good, the bad and the ugly. Trans Fats Trans fats are 100% bad […]

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Baby Boomers Shape Up for the long haul

Ron Zalko, founder of Ron Zalko Fitness and Yoga in Kitsilano and founder of Ironman Canada, says he’s seen an increase in the number of older people coming to the gym during the past few years. “Baby boomers are very aware of the benefits of fitness as they age,” Zalko says by phone. “If you […]

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The Miracle Cure for aging Baby Boomers is Exercise

Many of us associate the aging process with pain, sickness and taking handfuls of prescription drugs on a daily basis.  But does it have to be this way?  Absolutely not! While it’s true that certain diseases or conditions may be hereditary or genetic, the vast majority of age related illness can be prevented or reduced […]

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Good Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Just Train Outdoors

Here are a few good reasons why you shouldn’t just train outdoors.  Countless professional athletes, as well as regular exercisers understand the benefits of working out in a controlled environment and the edge it will give you. At Ron Zalko Fitness and Yoga in Vancouver, we couldn’t agree more. Our gym in Kitsilano offers indoor […]

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The 4 Pillars of Fitness – Ron Zalko Fitness & Yoga Vancouver

The 4 Pillars of Fitness Most of the avid gym goers and fitness buffs out there know the importance of having a well-rounded and balanced fitness program.  Then there are those that will pick 1 activity and run with it (pardon the pun) While exercise in any form is great, and any activity is better […]

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Group Exercises and Extended Hours (Phase Two), July 6

Phase One (Safety Protocols)