Jordan Cieciwa
People forgot how to have fun. My mission is to make this Nation healthier One Fit City at a time. Add a little fun to functional training, and introduce regular people to sport specific training and we have a recipe for success. Done smart, and over time, we can turn this nation into aspiring athletes(or at least healthier arm chair quarterbacks). A degree in Kinesology and Applied Health and work with everything from Couch Potatoes Pro Athletes over the past decade is my key to battling Obesity and Inactivity.

Entries by Jordan Cieciwa

I'm Sorry the Fitness Industry Has Made Diet All About Weight Loss

(16) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 12:37 PM

I often start my workplace wellness seminars off with a question, followed by an apology.

The question: "What is your body made of?"

The apology: "I'm sorry the fitness industry has made this so confusing."

The answer I'm looking for is cells. Your body is made up of millions...

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Travel Should Be the Motivation to Live a Healthy Life

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 5:12 PM

My best friend had a daughter four years ago. That same year at Halloween I noticed how "revealing" costumes had become, especially in the female demographic. Then Instagram took over the online word, and what ever infected Halloween took over my fitness industry.

Male and Female fitness models can...

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4 Great Father's Day Gift Ideas to Keep Your Dad Healthy

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2015 | 5:19 PM

This week is #MensHealthWeek, you'll see it around the social media scene a lot. The idea being that it all culminates on Father's day with men getting motivated to do small things to take care of their health.

If you missed my write up on the very...

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Men Need to Focus on Health Instead of Six-Packs

(3) Comments | Posted June 16, 2015 | 12:53 PM

Men, it is our week to wake up! We are unhealthy, we have been denying it, and putting it off. Now is the time to stop, take notice, and make changes.

I urge you to read this, share it, and keep it somewhere close by so you don't forget in...

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You Can Be Healthy and Never Go to a Gym

(2) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 7:19 AM

Fitness and creating a sexy body, and health and managing disease are two entirely different things.

What we see on magazine covers, the workouts that invade our T.V.'s and the push for us to "lose weight and get a six pack," and the diets that confuse and overwhelm us...

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There's No Such Thing as a Quick-Fix for Health

(2) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 12:14 PM

The world has been overrun by marketing. It's a little disturbing to me, especially in the health realm. Quick fixes are promised everywhere, and with seemingly no need to bring the truth.

Here is a list of four things that if you get and use as directed, I promise...

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Three Social-Media Supported Fitness Trends to Try

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 12:37 PM

If you are looking to have the healthiest summer of your life there are three things I want you to try. Each one is supported by social media.


Not saying you need to be a vegan, but our nation eats way too much meat and animal products. I...

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Four Ways to Make Workplaces Healthier

(2) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 9:06 AM

Ever think your workplace needs group therapy?

You are not alone if you say "yes." Now imagine two scenarios for me.

1) You haven't stepped away from your desk in three hours, it's about 1:30 in the afternoon and you worked right through lunch. You skipped breakfast and grabbed...

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3 Ways to Lose Those Pesky Pounds

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2015 | 9:07 AM

Are you connected to your workout? Guess what, there is no app for that. If you want results in the gym, you need to buckle down, get focused and be part of your workout.

Try these three things to get those pesky last few pounds off.

1. Interval Cardio Training:...

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Focus on Health Instead of a "Beach Body"

(1) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 9:14 AM

The "summer body" season is coming. This is when I started to feel ashamed of the health industry.

You are going to be bombarded with tips to lose weight. They will all work.

However they miss the mark on three fronts:

1) They are not sustainable

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An Easy Formula To Stay Healthy

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 2:39 PM

The gym has become exercise.

Diet means restriction.

Food became the thing that makes us fat or skinny, not fuel.

Becoming health-conscious mean weight loss.

When did we get twisted around so badly as a culture? When did our appearance become more important than enjoying life and being healthy? There...

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Are You a Bully?

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 11:28 AM

If there was an 8-year-old in the next room, and they over heard you talk about your co-workers, spouse, friends, other family members, what would they hear?

I love the pink shirts, and the #BullyingAwareness tweets. But what have we changed?

Let me explain.

I wrote a blog on...

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Healthy Food Is Actually Faster Than Fast Food

(2) Comments | Posted February 16, 2015 | 4:00 PM

What if healthy was faster than fast food?

As you read this keep in mind I don't eat anything that doesn't taste good, and I don't waste time because I stay busy.

Here is my day

I'm constantly in contact with workplaces to ensure the wellness programs I...

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This Is What Your Morning Meal Should Look Like

(5) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 9:40 AM

I use my instagram for the purpose of spreading health and wellness, with the occasional selfie. The feedback I got on my One Fit City facebook page led me to create a 4 part mini series here on the huffington post, starting with breakfast.

Yes, this is what...

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Do You Know These Shocking Super Bowl Consumption Statistics?

(2) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 4:17 PM

Deflated balls or not, we are a society that over consumes.

This weekend is Super Bowl weekend, and if you've ever seen the rough estimates on what is consumed, it's frightening.

I posted as many stats as I could find on my One Fit City Facebook...

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If Health Is Your Mission, Follow These Rules

(1) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 4:25 PM

Social media is fast becoming my best friend. It's making it easy to show people in a visual how to be healthy.

I can take concepts, and break them down through photos and videos. This makes it easy for people to get ideas and stay motivated.

Fun fact: At this...

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Stay Healthy to Enjoy Life, Not to Get a Six-Pack

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 12:07 PM

Somewhere along the way, we lost the soul of what food and activity was.

Every time I go to a workplace to do a seminar, or work with kids I see it spiral out of control a little more. Three things break my heart, and I'm doing everything I can...

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Jon Jones Needs Support to Fight His Addiction

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2015 | 10:08 PM

I created a movement in my home town of Winnipeg called One Fit City. The goal is to return us to a health-minded generation. Not only do we need to talk about obesity, unhealthy eating and inactivity, we also need to talk about addiction, mental health, and everything...

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The Food You Eat Powers Your Body, So Choose Wisely

(3) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 4:18 PM

I want people to think of their bodies a little differently.

Your body, strangely enough, is in no way connected to itself really. It's a bunch of little cells all huddled closely together. They work together to make structures. Each cell has a unique job, and those jobs and their...

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Don't Make Your Health a Resolution, Make it a Lifestyle

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2014 | 4:35 PM

If you make a resolution in the typical style, you'll fail. If 2015 truly is the year you want to be healthy, make it a lifestyle.

New year's resolutions have the best intentions, with the worst type of planning. More often than not, it's an emergency type situation.

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