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

EDMONTON’S FITNESS ESSENTIALS FOR SPRING

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Sunday, March 20th marks the first day of spring in Edmonton and we are feeling festive! While spring cleaning typically refers to cleaning out your home, we figure it can’t hurt to clean out your gym bag too. We’ve rounded up 6 gym essentials from Edmonton’s local sportswear stores that will help you welcome the new season. Colourful Capris: Whether … Read More

10 TIPS FOR NEW YOGIS

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By guest contributor Jennifer Neilson, World Health Edmonton Yoga Coordinator Try different teachers. Just like with any form of exercise or group class, everyone likes something a little different. Try out a few different teachers, you might find one you really connect with. Try different styles. Depending on your day or energy levels, different yoga classes can do wonders. Try out … Read More

THINGS EVERY GYM NEWBIE SHOULD KNOW

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The gym can be intimidating to a brand new fitness enthusiast, so we rounded up tips from the team at World Health Edmonton to make sure your first workout is comfortable, fun and productive! Be Okay With Not Being Okay. “As scary as it can be, always remember that everyone (even the most experienced gym goers) have felt the way you feel … Read More

EDMONTON WOMAN BEATS ANOREXIA WITH LIFTING

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“In the summer of 2011 I was the smallest I’ve been,” says World Health Edmonton member Amber. “I weighed 100 pounds and was pretty deep into hiding the fact that I was battling an eating disorder.” Amber developed an eating disorder around the age of 15. “I was always a bigger kid growing up so it started out as a … Read More

DO YOU NEED A CHIROPRACTOR?

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Runners, body builders, dancers, hockey players and nearly every other type of athlete put their bodies through a lot during vigorous exercise and training. While every case varies, there are some telling signals your body is sending you that it might be time to see a chiropractor. “Pain or decreased flexibility in muscles and joints, numbness, tingling or pain travelling into your arms or … 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

CAREERS IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY PT. 2

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So You Think You Want a Career In The Fitness Industry? We don’t blame you. As we begin the new year we are seeing more people than ever making a commitment to their health and they inspire us every day. In our first instalment we explored how to know if the fitness industry is right for you, and today we’re … Read More