FOCUS ON HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS THIS YEAR

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So, you have decided to start a new weight loss program and are probably thinking “I need to go on a diet”. This seems like the best way to lose weight, right? The reality is most diets don’t work – long term. You may start losing all the weight you wanted, BUT once you are “done” dieting, you go back … Read More

MINDFUL HOLIDAY EATING

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Holiday get togethers all tend to revolve around the same thing: eating. We caught up with some of our Nutrition Consultants at World Health to find out their top tips for eating mindfully this Easter (while still enjoying yourself!). Experiment: “Try making healthier recipes of your favourite meals or desserts with less calories, saturated fat and added sugar.” -Tracy Holmes Supply: … Read More

SHOULD YOUR PERSONAL TRAINER HAVE A SIX PACK?

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By guest contributor and World Health Edmonton personal trainer James Harris There’s a huge stigma associated with personal training. We all know this. Most of the people who enter a gym are expecting to see bikini bodies and huge, jacked, swolled, roided out meatheads for trainers. The problem with this mentality is that 99% of personal trainers look nothing like … Read More

EDMONTON MAN ON A WEIGHTLOSS MISSION

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“I just woke up one day and realized I didn’t want to look like this anymore,” says World Health Edmonton member Chris McCarthy. “I had grown uncomfortable with my size and realized that it was time to take my life back under control.” Chris began his weight loss journey in June of last year at World Health Kensington. “I did … Read More

DEPRESSION, ANXIETY & FITNESS

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In the summer of 2015, World Health Edmonton member and associate publisher of Edmonton’s Child Magazine Chris Reeve noticed something was off. “I was having trouble sleeping, and was being consumed with concern about things that I hadn’t previously,” explains Chris. “I had always been an anxious person, but this was different.” Chris references one afternoon when she was leaving … Read More

LIVING BEYOND CEREBRAL PALSY

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At World Health Edmonton, we are passionate about changing our members lives. So many of our members are self-motivated and hardworking, but we also believe in the power of incentive. We offer a 60 Day Transformation Challenge quarterly where our members work with a personal trainer to achieve incredible results in a 2 month period. Christine Lepage, a member at … Read More

POST-PARTUM WEIGHT LOSS

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“Returning to the gym was the best thing for me,” says World Health Edmonton member Tracie Lloyd. “Not just physically, but also mentally for avoiding post-partum depression. Days at home can be long with a new baby and getting out at the same time every day holds me accountable.” The “right” time to get back to the gym after having … Read More

TRAINING IN EDMONTON

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What You Can Learn From Different Training Styles and People  by guest contributor Trevor Mah The realm of fitness and exercise encapsulates many different modalities. Every time you enter a gym, there are different people working on different things. From the avid runner to the hulking strong man, there are benefits to every style of training. Here is a breakdown … Read More

LIVING WITH DIABETES

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 10 million Canadians live with diabetes or pre diabetes, and every hour 20 more Canadians are diagnosed. With staggering numbers like these it’s inevitable that you or someone you know is affected by this disease. “Go one day at a time and each meal at a time,” advises Sherrell Knapton. “Don’t try to change everything all at once.” Sherrell is … Read More

NATIONAL DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH

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This month World Health Edmonton is proud to announce our sponsorship of the Canadian Diabetes Association. With 20 Canadians being diagnosed with diabetes every hour, we know that many in our community are impacted by this disease and we’re doing our part to help. CLOTHESLINE DROP BOX: If you’ve been inside one of our 10 clubs in Edmonton lately, you’ve likely noticed … Read More