FIND WHAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU

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You’re ready to get fit. Good for you! So where do you start? How do you make sure you make the right decisions about your next steps? Do you join a gym? Get a Personal trainer? Or do you enrol in a group fitness program? How do you pick what to do so that you don’t quit? Let’s start by … Read More

HOW CHANGING YOUR GOALS MAKES IT EASIER TO GET WHAT YOU WANT

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Show of hands, please: how many of you have set goals that sound something like this? “I want to lose/gain X pounds by (insert arbitrary date here).” Most of us, right? I mean, it seems like a good goal; it follows the rules: it’s specific, measurable, attainable (theoretically), realistic (I hope), and time-based. Ok, one more show of hands: how … Read More

QUICK OFFICE YOGA

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Many of us do not take enough breaks throughout the work day to move our bodies. We are busy answering emails and phone calls and before we know it we try to stand up and our bodies are stiff and sore. This is a 5-minute yoga routine that you can do at your desk throughout the workday. Set a timer … 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

EDMONTON WOMAN LOSES 100 POUNDS

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“My highest weight that I recorded was 232 pounds, although I definitely weighed more than that,” explains Angie. “I just refused to get on the scale.” Angie Martin from World Health Edmonton has had an incredible transformation over the last several years that was unfortunately jumpstarted by a health scare. “In 2006 I got a loud thumping noise in my … Read More

EDMONTON TWINS FALL FOR FITNESS

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There is plenty of research supporting the fact that having a gym buddy helps immensely with motivation and accountability, two factors that are important for anyone competing in a fitness competition. But how about if that gym buddy is your identical twin sister, who is also competing?! Meet Megan and Kayla, two sisters who have fallen in love with the … Read More

A LIFE CHANGING STORY: PART 2

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Cody is on a mission to change his life. This week he opens up about the struggles he has faced and the overwhelming support he has received. Watch below or catch up on part 1, here.

CONFESSIONS OF A PERSONAL TRAINER

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By guest contributor Hannah Gray My two-year-old daughter studied her reflection in the mirror for a minute, then sighed and felt her tummy through her new princess dress. That was my wake-up call. Because of course, at two years old, she wasn’t judging herself – she was just doing what you’re supposed to do when you look in the mirror. Because … Read More

EDMONTON WOMAN TURNS TO FITNESS

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Mariya Patrick was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba but at an early age her and her mother relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico. “I grew up in Santa Fe involved with running, swimming and theatre arts,” remembers Mariya. “We didn’t have the most money growing up, but my Mom busted her butt to provide me with what everyone else had.” At the … Read More

ROCK OUT WITH YOUR BROC OUT

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We spotted our friends over at Fresh Fit Foods cooking away on Global Edmonton Sunday afternoon and it got us thinking… If broccoli really is high in Vitamin K (good for blood health), full of soluble fibre (ideal for digestion) and packed with iron (helps our muscles store and use oxygen!)- how can we better incorporate it in to our endless quest to be … Read More