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Jordan Cieciwa

Health and Fitness Expert - Workplace Wellness Specialist

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.
We're Confusing Sex Appeal And Six Packs For Health And

We're Confusing Sex Appeal And Six Packs For Health And Fitness

If you struggle with your weight or if you are stuck in a routine that has you emotionally drained, understand you are not alone. Also understand that an entire industry has been created to sell you products, diets and fad workouts that you just don't need and, usually, don't work.
05/15/2017 04:59 EDT
Let The Canada Summer Games

Let The Canada Summer Games Begin

Canada Summer Games is about to descend on Winnipeg. In less than 90 days, Winnipeg will be the site of more than 4000 athletes performing to their very best. It was my thought that all those athletes, friends and families would probably like an insiders guide to the city. You know, best restaurants to refuel, places to relax, shopping areas to kill time, and of course resources for athletes to get a competitive edge.
05/03/2017 04:58 EDT
My Dog Has Taught Me So Much About What It Means To Be Healthy And

My Dog Has Taught Me So Much About What It Means To Be Healthy And Fit

A moment of weakness in agreeing to foster the little monster has shaped how I now talk about health. Gracie is a half border collie and half husky; that's the educated guess, but no one actually know for certain. Gracie was thrown out of a car window with her litter mates; that's about all we know about her start to life.
05/02/2017 01:43 EDT
Lose 10 Pounds In 10 Weeks Without Fearing Your

Lose 10 Pounds In 10 Weeks Without Fearing Your Food

If you've ever set out to lose 10 pounds, I've got an idea for you to actually do it. Be careful, though, this will change your life, and it's pretty simple. All you need to do is cut 35,000 calories from your life, and we will get there.
03/28/2017 03:53 EDT
My Mission To Make My Hometown Healthy Starts In The

My Mission To Make My Hometown Healthy Starts In The Workplace

What if we came back around to something simple? Our goal needs to be to eat real food for what it does for our energy, immune function, and cellular function. The gym should be seen as one of many tools to build strength and get exercise.
03/23/2017 01:43 EDT
So, Why Do We Have Body

So, Why Do We Have Body Fat?

What is it with society's obsession with getting rid of fat? Books, supplements, and countless TV shows are aimed at one topic, getting rid of fat. What's wrong with having body fat? We scientifically know that some body fat is good. Not just some, we scientifically know the percentages that are safe and healthy for men and women.
04/15/2016 04:49 EDT
Let's Teach Our Children What Health And Fitness Is Really

Let's Teach Our Children What Health And Fitness Is Really About

Here is what really concerns me -- it's infected my social media feed. Instagram is full of half naked fitness models of both genders, all fighting for my attention by showing as much skin as possible. If they are in my feed, chances are they are in your feed, and worse yet, they are in your kids feed.
04/14/2016 11:36 EDT
Spaghetti May Be The Answer To Our Healthy Dinner

Spaghetti May Be The Answer To Our Healthy Dinner Dilemma

It feels like it's impossible to eat healthily. Once you've decided to eat carbohydrates or not, a super fruit is found. If you track down the superfruit, you need to know if it's GMO on Non-GMO. Or maybe you should become vegan and figure out what has animal products or not.
02/24/2016 03:49 EST
Food Should Be Fuel, Not What Makes Us

Food Should Be Fuel, Not What Makes Us Fat

Food has become what makes us fat or skinny -- acceptable levels of fat or skinniness are determined by sex appeal, not by doctors, physiologists or experts in health. We hand select beautiful people who won a genetics lottery, put them on a pedestal in social media, TV and magazines. We covet their qualities, and then we blame bread when we are fatter than them.
01/28/2016 04:25 EST
Mental Health Is The Key To Workplace

Mental Health Is The Key To Workplace Wellness

Exercise, active living and healthy eating are not the first step in living a healthy lifestyle. The base needs to be set before anyone can live a healthy lifestyle. This is the problem -- most people are not equipped to live healthy. Education is important to health, and more than anything, mental health is critical.
01/22/2016 12:46 EST
Make Healthy Living A Lifestyle, Not A

Make Healthy Living A Lifestyle, Not A Resolution

If you are going to make the "be healthy" resolution, let me help you with a few thoughts. Make the resolution something you can absolutely make happen. Here's four simple ways to make 2016 a healthy year, and 2017, and all the years to follow.
12/29/2015 02:13 EST
What I Learned From Working Out Like A Fitness

What I Learned From Working Out Like A Fitness Model

What are we doing to ourselves? When it comes to health promotion, why do we insist on beating ourselves up about appearance? It has nothing to do with health, and we make it the foundation of everything we do that is health related.
12/14/2015 06:39 EST
A Healthy And Full Life Can Start At

A Healthy And Full Life Can Start At Work

If you want to be healthy, and you work for a large corporation answer me this. Do you use your benefits package? If you want to get ahead at work, use your benefits program. The healthier and more energetic you are, the better your performance.
11/11/2015 01:04 EST
Apps Alone Won't Help You Avoid Holiday Weight

Apps Alone Won't Help You Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The season to gain weight is on us. We live in a world where there is an app to help, but no phone or gadget can do the work for us. You still have to move in order to be healthy, and you still have to say no to overeating all the time in order to have a optimally healthy body.
10/29/2015 08:49 EDT
There's More to Health Than Physical

There's More to Health Than Physical Beauty

We have made body image more important than body function. You can be healthy, beautiful and happy at any size. You can be unhealthy and unhappy at any size as well. If our children hear us say all that matters is health, but see us with fitness magazines on our coffee tables and weight-loss products in our cupboards, what message do they really get?
10/19/2015 01:10 EDT
Get Outside and Enjoy

Get Outside and Enjoy Winnipeg

What if we all started going outside again? We live in one of the most beautiful, natural playgrounds in the world. We are
09/19/2015 11:02 EDT
I'm Sorry the Fitness Industry Has Made Diet All About Weight

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

We have people avoiding certain foods because of the result it has on the scale. We stopped making diet about prevention of cancer, health, and the basics of being alive. Food doesn't make you skinny or fat, it simply ensures your cells and your body have energy and the basic building blocks to reproduce.
07/20/2015 12:36 EDT
Travel Should Be the Motivation to Live a Healthy

Travel Should Be the Motivation to Live a Healthy Life

I truly believe that the offer to awaken ones soul with exploration, and the discovery of new cultures and the experience of immersion in something brand new will get people to live healthy. To truly live for the moment. Nothing inspires me to go out and be active like the thought of climbing Machu Picchu in South America.
07/09/2015 05:12 EDT