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Trista Zinn – The Power of Low Pressure Fitness

For 27 years, I have been working in the fitness industry, YEP- started as an aerobic instructor back in University! Exercising has been part of my life style all through high school, although I never gravitated towards a particular team sport, it was more about looking good & feeling good about myself. I will be 47 in Feb, and as …

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Jordan Wagman

Meet award-winning chef, teacher, advocate, husband, dad, musician, hockey coach, sales person, manager and psoriasis conqueror — Jordan Wagman. He wears each title as a badge of honor and takes on each role with precision and tremendous passion. Jordan’s unique culinary journey began over campfires in Northern Ontario’s Algonquin Park and progressed to the kitchens of some of the top …

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4 Non-Physical Ways Working Out Enhances Your Life

Time is money. The more free time we have, the more we can allocate that time towards income producing activities. It can be very difficult to find the time needed to exercise regularly especially when its competing with the numerous other things we could be doing. But don’t hang up the gloves just yet. There may be a way to …

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Dr. Schreiber’s Top Ten Natural Testosterone Boosters

Current research shows that forty percent of men over 45 have low testosterone.  Low testosterone is associated with a host of age related ailments, including decreased muscle mass, decreased sex drive, depression, dementia, trouble sleeping, fatigue and an abnormal pain response, among others.  This is not just a man’s issue.  Women also suffer from low testosterone levels.  Many pain syndromes, …

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Valerie Parkes Backunowicz

When I was young, I was not what you would call an “active kid”. At school I hated competitive sports and physical education in general.  In my teens I loved reading, writing and the only physical activity I enjoyed (and was passionate about) was horseback riding; which I only did once a week. Most of my adult life I have been …

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15 Foods To Speed Metabolism

Dr. Scott Schreiber shares his knowledge on metabolism through this thorough and detailed article, written by himself. Everyone wants a faster metabolism, but can certain foods make it a reality?  The answer is…Yes, they can!  Here are 15 foods that will speed up your metabolism, accelerating your gains while keeping you lean and healthy! 1) Hot peppers-Capsaicin, the compound that …

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Haley Borden

 Bio  Fitness Expert, Haley Borden, has trained many professional athletes, including The Toronto Blue Jays. She has implemented her Pilatecize program into the Blue Jays training routine to help build core strength and increase their flexibility, which in turn helps reduce their sport injuries.  She has trained the trainers themselves of the team so that they can incorporate and maintain the …

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Jorge Ramos

Bio Jorge Ramos is Vice President of Shepherd Life and Health –  a successful insurance brokerage in Toronto specializing in the unique needs of entrepreneurs and the sports industry.   He has been in the insurance industry for 23 years and is well known as an expert on insurance.    1. When did your athletic career begin? At age 40, …

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The Importance of Recovery

There are many different aspects to fitness and to living a fit lifestyle. We touch a lot on two of the more obvious branches of the fitness tree; nutrition and working out. That’s because they are two very essential aspects and there are many different factors to each which are different for every person. Another very important part of living …

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The Benefits of Muscle Activation Technique

Muscle Activation Technique, or MAT for short, isn’t the most well known form of physical treatment but it has actually been getting more press recently. Many professional athletes including Peyton Manning are publicly extolling its virtues. Manning was quoted in a Sports Illustrated article claiming that MAT was one of the main reasons he was able to resurrect his Hall …