How to Exercise

Think of Your Body as a Machine

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Our bodies are designed to move in order to keep us alive and cover our basic needs for survival. Food, shelter, clothing, and warmth. All of those things used to require you to move, and be active. So imagine why it's so difficult to burn enough calories in 30 minutes three times a week in order to stay healthy.

Readers: You DON'T Have To Exercise All The Time

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Living

When it comes to reaping the benefits of exercise, new research confirms the age-old adage that quality, not quantity, is the key. And by quality, ...

My Workout of the Week: Total Body

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

The workout is simple, it's total body, it will get the blood flowing and will give you the resistance you need to build muscle, and add bone density. It's a great workout, it's not the only one out there. Other trainers will have their two cents based on what they like to do.

Want to Get Healthy? Think Positive

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 08.31.2013 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Who wants to feel constrained as well as deprived of what they love? My advice, flip your mindset, try and find the positive! Instead of "I can't eat cake," think "how great it is that I can eat these delicious berries?" Instead of, "I don't want to go for a run" think, "how great it is that I can run."

The Best Way to Get Fit

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

What is the best way to get fit? Try something new, and get your friends involved. It is built in adherence, and motivation. There is no replacing having someone waiting for you, or asking "what did you eat today?" Get solid information from trusted sources and start working it in to your routine.

Already Fallen Off The Resolution Wagon? These Tools Can Help You Back On

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada Living

We're officially in the second week of 2012, and the holidays already feel like the distant past. And as for those oh-so-achievable resolutions made b...