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Getting Started – how to get back into an exercise routine

Getting Started We’ve all been guilty of letting our fitness lag over the winter months at some point or another. We became too busy, too tired, unmotivated, or life circumstances have prevented us from getting the exercise we need. If you feel like your “get-up-and-go” has gotten-up-and-gone, here are some tips to help you get […]

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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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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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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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Mother’s Exercise May Boost Baby’s Brain

If a woman is physically active during pregnancy, she may boost the development of her unborn child’s brain, according to a heart-tugging new study of expectant mothers and their newborns. The findings bolster a growing scientific consensus that the benefits of exercise can begin to accumulate even before someone is born. Click below to read […]

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Weight training promotes weight loss

Use weights to target belly fat! Study shows aerobics fights pounds, but weight training trims the waist. Healthy men who did 20 minutes of daily weight training had less increase in age-related abdominal fat than men who spent the same amount of time doing aerobic activities, according to a new exercise study. Combining weight training […]

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Ron Zalko promotes brain health

Ron Zalko promotes brain health in a recently featured in a Georgia Straight article about the link between exercise and brain health.  Regular exercise is shown to increase the flow of blood to the brain, promotes the growth of brain cells and strengthens the connections between them.  It also can decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s […]

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

Phase One (Safety Protocols)