Stay on Track Over the Holidays

Stay on Track this Season! Our neighbours to the south officially kick off the holiday season this week with U.S. Thanksgiving happening on Thursday.  Here in Canada, Thanksgiving is a distant memory, but Black Friday and the calendar turning to December signal that...

Manage Your Changing Hormones

How Exercise Helps Manage Our Changing Hormones Meridith Ford was at work when the first hot flash hit.     “What in the world is happening to my body?” she remembers thinking a few years ago. It was the onset of menopause, which brings lower levels of estrogen and...

Fitness for Everyday Life

Functional Fitness: In Shape for Everday Life ​Why should you work out regularly? For big muscles? To lose weight? To beat your brother-in-law at golf? Sure, all of those are good reasons for some people. But what about working out so you are better prepared for the...

Making Modifications

Adjusting Workouts Makes Them Personal — and Better ​Tony, a lifelong tennis player, is in his mid-50s now. When he started noticing his game wasn’t as sharp as it used to be, he thought gym workouts might help restore his power and relieve some pain.  But the...