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Caffeine: Nature’s Wonder Drug for Mental and Athletic Performance

October 2, 2018 at 11:57 am

LUCAS GRASBY, FITNESS AND SPORTS INSTRUCTOR Beep! Beep! Beep! Time to get up! If you find yourself reaching for that cup of coffee to dull the harshness of the morning hours, you are not alone. Coffee makes up approximately 67% of the hot beverage market in Canada . Coffee is not the only way to get caffeine. Every day consumables including tea, soda, energy drinks (more on those later), and yes even chocolate contain caffeine.Read More

Small changes, big transformations

February 6, 2018 at 4:55 pm

Charity Simmons, Fitness Instructor I was listening to the radio the other day, and the DJ was asking what was your fastest time for breaking your New Year’s resolution. I started to laugh. My husband and I had resolved to take more pictures this year. But on New Year’s Eve we went out and we forgot to get a picture of ourselves… failed! Maybe making one resolution at New Year’s is not the answer. Don’tRead More

Why you should do  pigeon pose daily

Why you should do pigeon pose daily

August 1, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Jacklyn Wassell, Fitness and Sports Instructor Pigeon pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana), a pose used in many yoga classes to open the hips, can benefit more than just the avid yogi. Everyone from the sedentary office worker to the high performance athlete can benefit from adding pigeon pose into their daily routine. Many people carry tension in their hips. Many jobs require sitting all day, which keeps your hips from the movements (flexion, extension, rotation) theyRead More