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

TIPS & TRICKS FOR MAKING TIME FOR FITNESS

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Congratulations! If you’re here, you are probably ready to make a commitment to changing some aspect of your life. There are a lot of obstacles when starting and a lot of excuses we have to avoid. It’s not going to be easy but here are some ideas to help get passed your brain screaming I DON’T HAVE TIME 1. Schedule … Read More

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

THE FEAR OF STARTING SOMETHING NEW

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Doing something we’ve never done before can make us feel one of two ways: Excited or Fearful. If you’re excited about something, you are likely to do it. However, if for whatever reason you are fearful of it, your chance of doing it goes way down. If you’ve stopped watching Game of Thrones and are actually reading this on your … 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

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

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

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

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

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