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Staying in Shape the 45+ Way with Demmy James

Bio: Demmy is a fitness buff who believes in paying it forward by always aiming to inspire others towards achieving their own health and fitness goals…   There is a common misconception across the health industry that as you get beyond the age of 40, it becomes increasingly difficult for …
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Chad Landers

Bio Chad Landers is a 1991 graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana- Champaign with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and in 2018 was named the NSCA’s Pe…
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Roll Up and Roll Out that Pesky Pain Once and for All!

Foam rolling used to be a tool that was generally used by athletes, coaches, and trainers. Soon after, they started popping up in gyms and have grown to become popular for home use. Despite the absolute pain and discomfort they cause when, it gives you the option of myofascial release which you othe…
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What are the Best Foods to eat before bed for a good nights sleep?

For a lot of people late nights are inevitable. For some, the ability to eat at what is considered a “reasonable” hour may not be an option for them. For others, late night snacking is a regular part of their routine. What you eat and when you eat it prior to going to bed has...
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Julie Daniluk

Nutritionist and TV personality, Julie Daniluk is the award-winning, bestselling author of Meals That Heal Inflammation & Slimming Meals That Heal. Her third book, Hot Detox, was on the Canadian Bestseller’s list for 11 weeks in 2017 and is already in its second printing. Julie hosts Healthy G…
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Tips For Surviving the Holiday Season

Bio Kathleen Trotter is a fitness expert, media personality, personal trainer, writer, and author of Finding Your Fit. A Compassionate Trainer’s Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit and Your Fittest Future Self. Kathleen has been a personal trainer and fitness expert for more than fifteen …
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Karen Furneaux – Strong Beauty: Power Up The Champion Within

I recently caught up with Karen Furneaux and had a great chat with her. Karen is a Canadian Fitness legend and a FitAfter45 contributor. She is a 3-time Olympian, a 2-time World Champion, and winner of over 9 international medals; all over her 20-year professional sprint kayaking career. Karen is al…
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Cannabis and Exercise: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

On October 17th of this year, cannabis was officially legalized in Canada. This was a pivotal moment in Canadian history and drew a plethora of opinions and stances on the matter at hand. There are those who are elated with the legalization of cannabis and those who are concerned about how it will i…
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Balance Training – More Than Standing On One Foot

Bring up the word balance and visions of gym goers performing circus tricks on a stability ball is probably the first thing that pops into your head. Balance training is not doing bicep curls while standing on a Stability ball or channeling your inner Cirque du Soleil in front of the dumbbell rack.…
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