Hippie Bowls can Step Up your Food Prep Game

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Hippie bowls are an endlessly customizable one-dish meal for all foodies! They can be made vegetarian, or you can easily add meat proteins to supplement your diet. Standard hippie bowls are half vegetables with the rest divided between grains and legumes (or meat proteins). The basic instructions that will have you indulging in a healthy hippie bowl ASAP are: 1. … Read More

ANSWERS TO EVERY QUESTION YOU HAVE!

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Okay, there is no way we can solve every problem you’ve ever had but we’re trying to find solutions to the ones that most often stop people from joining the gym. It’s a difficult change and creating new habits can mean overcoming psychological and physical roadblocks. The goal is to make it as easy as possible for you and to make … Read More

WHY YOUR EVERYDAY ACTIVITY MAY NOT BE ENOUGH

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So, you think an everyday walk of the dog and weekend bike rides are enough to maintain the healthy look and feeling you want? Well, you’re somewhat right. The importance of non-structured exercise is important to our overall calorie expenditure and our ability to maintain or improve our overall health.  We all know that a sedentary lifestyle can be detrimental. … Read More

WHAT’S A WORKOUT PROGRAM AND WHY DO I NEED ONE?

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What’s a workout program? It’s the thing I follow when I workout! Duh Yes.  Initially as you look at this title, this may seem like the most unnecessary article ever written. Most people know a workout program is important, but still, many people are making some simple mistakes that, if they fix them, will make them a more super awesome … Read More

GET ACTIVE AS A FAMILY

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Helping your kids stay active and create healthy habits gives them a far greater chance of becoming healthy adults. That means a longer life, fewer physical struggles, and a greater enjoyment of life. And who doesn’t want that? The problem is that getting active as a family is a practice what you preach sort of lifestyle. It’s difficult enough for … Read More

THE COMMON MISCONCEPTION OF “I NEED TO GET IN SHAPE BEFORE I GO TO THE GYM”

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As the owner and operator of 9 high-end Health Clubs in the Edmonton area – we hear the same thing day in and day out from our existing members, our newest enrollees and even from people who are still considering joining our club. “I don’t want to _____________(fill in the blank) until I’m in better shape”. The (blank) here could … Read More

BAD SLEEP MIGHT BE GETTING IN THE WAY OF THE BODY YOU WANT

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Excerpt from the Jason Gregor Show on TSN 1260 Discussion between Jason Gregor, Jason Strudwick, Marc Majeau, and World Health President Blake MacDonald on “Why SLEEP might be getting in the way of the Body you want”  Jason: As always – Monday Afternoon we are joined by Blake MacDonald – President of World Health. Today we’re looking to discuss sleep … Read More

WE’RE LISTENING – MAY 2017

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The month of May in Edmonton brought us one of the most memorable displays of the Northern Lights and finally some warm weather! We are looking forward to jumping into some hot summer days out in the community. Last month, maintenance of our equipment was an area you highlighted in your feedback. As we mentioned in our last entry, pristinely … Read More

HATE EXERCISE? YOU NEED TO READ THIS!

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“If I hear from one more person who tells me about how my endorphins are supposed to kick in during a workout I’m gonna shove a running shoe down their throat!!!” There are people in this world that actually feel better working out. They think it’s fun to get their butt kicked and they crave the muscle soreness and hunger … Read More