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The Potential Health Risks of Coffee Pods

Gone are the days when you had to grind your coffee beans, scoop them into a filter, add water, and make an entire pot of coffee. Nowadays, making coffee is as simple as pressing a button. The first rollout of coffee pods was back in 1990 when John Sylvan and his co-founder Peter Dragone founded Keurig Green Mountain. The pods …

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4 Fitness Experts on Training Around an Injury

No matter who you are, from weekend warriors to pro athletes to casual gym folks, injuries happen. We all go out of our way to avoid them. To focus on our movements, to breathe properly and practice mindfulness while we work out, but still, they happen. So it’s important to understand how you can train around an injury so that …

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Tabülè

“The Tabule Family of Restaurants is made up of 4 uniquely designed venues specializing in Middle Eastern Cuisine: Tabule Midtown, Tabule Riverside, Tabule Bayview and the fast-casual Souk Tabule. The first restaurant founded in 2005 by Chef Rony Goraichy and Diana Sideris located in Midtown on Yonge Street, quickly earned its place among the finest Middle Eastern restaurants in Toronto …

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35 Canadian Websites and Influencers

When people think about Canada, they think about cold weather, moose, and all the maple syrup in the world! What a lot of people don’t know is that Canada is also home to an abundance of fitness experts and resources. Everything from fitness programs to recipes, you can find them from these wonderful Canadians! I decided to create a list …

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Lisa Labute – The Goods

Lisa Labute is the creator and chef of the Goods. She believes food is a powerful tool for betterment. After experiencing its power to affect change in her own life she started the Goods. She wants people to remember what real food looks like and tastes like and ultimately what it feels like.The Goods has been located in the West …

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25 Health Benefits of Laughter

Laughter is the best medicine! It seems like a tired old saying, but like all old sayings, it has a basis in truth, whether the first person who said it, had any real understanding of the actual health benefits of laughter or not, they were still on to something. Obviously, laughter isn’t a form of physical medicine, but that doesn’t …

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Dr. Borys M. Chambul

A former Olympic athlete, champion discus thrower, and Canadian record holder, Dr. Borys Chambul knows a thing or two about pain. In fact, it was his own experience as a patient more than 30 years ago that set Dr. Chambul on the path to a career in chiropractic medicine. “I was being treated for a neck injury, but after a …

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It All Starts With Exercise

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last 18 months writing about how to optimize your fitness. There are lots of components;  diet, sleep,  minimizing stress but in my opinion, the most critical element is “Movement” or in other words exercise. Everyone has different reasons for getting active.  For me, it all started at the age 12.  I was …

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4 Key Benefits Of Time Under Tension Training

I was recently introduced to the concept of Time Under Tension Training (or TUT for short).   In a nutshell, TUT  refers to how long a muscle is under strain during a set. A typical set of 10 reps for an average lifter will take anywhere from 15-25 seconds depending on lifting speed. By putting a muscle under longer bouts of …