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Okay, maybe "thriving" is aiming a little high. If you're anything like me, you hate the winter. The cold, the snow, the lack of sunshine... hate, hate, hate. But I digress. 

Winter is a fact of life in Ontario, and in reality the cold and dark account for the majority of our year. As tempting as it is to opt for warm blankets and hot chocolates over leaving the...

As I sit down to write this blog I have ice on my swollen knee, a pillow propped behind my ever-aggravated neck and a pillow under my legs so as not to irritate the herniated disc or finicky facet joints in my low back. I am consciously taking deep breaths to ward off anxiety and am looking forward to a good night's sleep that will allow me to have a more balan...

As we become more aware of the importance of mental wellness, the effects of stress, and the value of balance there is a big push to participate in activities in the name of self-love or self-care. This is fantastic and undeniably important in this culture of go-go-go, but are you hurting your health by "loving" yourself? 

If you’ve ever met either of us TrainMe...

February 27, 2018

Who doesn't love a good quiz?  Grab a pen and paper and take the following quiz to find out how your activity levels measure up! 

This quiz was created by researchers at the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology to help Canadians figure out if they are active enough to live a disease free, independent life. 

CSEP-PATH Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavi...

February 20, 2018

Some days it seems impossible to feel good enough. Just when you think you're having a good day, you catch a glimpse of a magazine cover that instantly deflates you. With so many platforms available we are overwhelmed with images, opinions and information (most of which is misinformation).

If you're skinny, you're too skinny. If you're overweight, your value is...

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