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

Try These Low Maintenance, Healthy Recipes To Start Your Day Off Right

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 5:37 AM

Somehow, without any scientific backing, we have blacklisted carbs, overloaded on protein, alienated fat, and decided that water doesn't taste good unless we put sugar, fake sugar and colour in it.

I think it's because the human race has gone crazy. Being overweight became a huge fear of ours. The...

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Ladies, This Is The Simple Truth About How Men Think

(6) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 12:49 PM

If I had been born in the right time and place, I'd like to think I could have been one of those enlightened monks. Instead, I'm a little more redneck. I'm a really refined redneck, which means I understand girls, totally.

I grew up in the frozen landscape of...

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Healthy Living Starts With A Balanced Diet

(1) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 8:25 AM

New year resolutions are right around the corner. I'm hoping people make decisions for the right reasons.

It's your journey, don't let someone control it. However, let experts help make it as safe and fun as possible.

When I first started driving, the fact that it could kill me...

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This New Year's, Resolve To Be Healthy -- Not Gym Obsessed

(8) Comments | Posted December 13, 2014 | 3:45 PM

About 5 years ago, I did a photo shoot

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This Is What a Healthy Day Looks Like

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2014 | 6:43 PM

The new year is fast approaching. Getting back to health will be the goal of many people in 2015.

Let's break this down

1) You want to improve health over the entire year.

2) Each month you need to make count

3) Ensuring your week is planned and you...

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Things to Consider When Buying a New Suit

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 4:09 PM

If there is anything more important than a suit when it comes to men's fashion, I'm not sure what it would be. Except maybe fashion sense in general.

I have none of the latter, fortunately you can be the former. You can also buy fashion sense, sort of. Well, like...

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Out of the Box Gift Ideas To Encourage Healthy Living

(1) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 5:15 PM

Not sure if you know this, but gift giving season is just around the corner. Let me take two minutes and show you some of the coolest and unique gifts you could give someone.

These gifts range from $50-$4000. So if you haven't been good, some of these may be...

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How to Stay Healthy During Eggnog Season

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 12:48 PM

If you want to read a blog by a fitness person being blunt, this is your chance.

Enjoying the holidays, eating the food, and being grateful and enjoying the abundance we have is not part of the obesity and inactivity epidemic we have. These few short weeks of peace and...

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How This Country Boy Learned to Take Style Seriously

(1) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 5:37 PM

Ladies, I may be just like your husband or boyfriend: clueless about fashion.

This could potentially be a life-changing read for you. It's a moment inside the brain of a country boy who has had an epiphany -- I HAVE NO STYLE.

I'm going to change that fact....

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How Workplaces Can Get Their Employees Into Solid Shape

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 11:29 AM

You ever think to yourself "I'm way better than my co-worker". Well, e-mail them this post and show them by the numbers why you are.

Let's say everyone starts this world at the same 100 per cent ready for the day, high level of mental function. For the sake of...

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How to Have a Healthy Day, in Five Steps

(2) Comments | Posted October 31, 2014 | 2:24 PM

The move towards the perfect healthy day in five steps. It's simple:

1) Wake up and drink water. First thing in the morning drink a big glass of water, do it again five to six more times at least, more if you can, but no less. Water is the storage...

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Don't Let Your Low Energy Become the Norm

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 4:55 PM

Why do we accept low quality? The more I speak at workplaces, the more I'm convinced that headaches and low energy have become an accepted part of life. This has me perplexed.

If a bank was being robbed and you called the police saying there are alarms ringing at the...

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If You Want to Get Healthy, Start With the Fundamentals

(3) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 11:56 PM

Fundamentals are strangely something in this world that we glaze over. The basics, the building blocks, the ground work that will create a project or building that is unshakable. Yet, we put very little time and effort into mastering those fundamentals.

We want the result, but don't want to put...

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How Workplaces Can Incentivize Activity

(1) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 6:18 PM

This may come across as "preachy," but I've seen the inside of a lot of large businesses. More than 50 per cent of our population is overweight and obese. We die from things that the medical community has labeled "preventable," and our inability to be kind and considerate...

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The Secret to Being More Productive At Work Doesn't Involve Work

(1) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 2:24 PM

There is no one answer, path, or perfect plan when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. This is the problem I'm finding. Too many experts, too many articles, and too many people with good intentions.

I've been very fortunate in my career to have contact with hundreds of...

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Are You Guilty of This All-Inclusive Vacation Habit?

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2014 | 6:23 PM

I live in one of the greatest Cities in the world, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It's a prairie city, so it gets cold. Real cold.

Most people here look to get away in the winter. Winnipeg is amazing in the summer. A world class zoo, Canadian Museum of Human Rights, river...

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Don't Like to Workout? Three Shortcuts to Keep You Healthy

(2) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 1:31 PM

You have one life to live, it's your choice how to do it, but what many people miss is that you pay for your choices. You can not get a result that you want without putting effort in. If you take the "easy route" of sitting on the couch for...

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Get to Know Your Food Better

(2) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM

I don't try to cause controversy when I write, and I definitely try to be as positive as I can be. This may not be one of those articles. It will be positive, but I feel it may spark a little debate. My hope is that it brings understanding and...

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How To Be Healthy in the Workplace

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 12:52 PM

Let's talk wellness, your work day, and the fact that people are dying of heart attacks really young.

Just a question, but how do you start your day? Alarm clock goes off, you hit snooze, no excitement to get up, or maybe you are still exhausted?

The better...

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The Way Most Workplaces Encourage Exercise Is Wrong

(1) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 2:06 PM

If you are an employer you'll get this blog. Absent employees, present but unable to work at max output, sick, stressed, low energy, our workforce is getting sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Here is the disconnect, from what I can see. A work place wants a healthy...

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