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

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

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

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

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

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

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