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The importance of stretching

Why You Should Stretch. Yes, You! The Importance of Stretching We’ve heard it over and over again, yet many of us don’t take the time to do it. We either rush through our stretches, wait until we’ve overdone it and are stiff or sore and then stretch, or we simply skip it altogether. Stretching has […]

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Physical Signs of Anxiety you shouldn’t ignore

Physical signs of Anxiety you shouldn’t ignore: https://www.bustle.com/p/physical-signs-of-anxiety-you-shouldnt-ignore-29074 To help alleviate the symptoms, make sure you are physically active on a daily basis, do strength or weight training, eat well and try to get 8 hours of sleep.

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

Phase One (Safety Protocols)