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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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Dose of Jogging and Long-Term Mortality

Dose of Jogging and Long-Term Mortality The Copenhagen City Heart Study Eating and Exercise all in Moderation.

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How to be Sun Smart this Summer

How to be Sun Smart this Summer   Summer is well on the way and with deadly skin cancers on the rise, it’s important to protect your skin and eyes if you are going to be in the sun this summer. Here are some helpful tips to remember.   Don’t get caught unprepared – the […]

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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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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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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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Energy Drink Overload – by Ron Zalko Fitness in Vancouver

You don’t have to look very hard these days to find a plethora of energy drinks within easy reach.  Every gas station, grocery store, local convenience store and even supplement stores carry them. People seem to be guzzling them by the gallon for a variety of reasons including before their regular workouts.  Sure they might […]

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