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

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

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

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

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