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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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Exercise and Mental Health

A certain amount of stress in life is inevitable. That’s just the way it is. But lately there seems to be more of it to go around than ever before. People have always had to deal with money worries, relationship problems, all of life’s day to day stresses, however now as the economy and job […]

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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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What happens when you abandon your workouts?

9 Unexpected Things That Happen When You Abandon Your Workout Routine

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10 reasons why people won’t exercise

Here’s the top 10 reasons why people don’t exercise: Charlie Smith interviews Ron Zalko By Ron Zalko

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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 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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