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

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

I regret the time I gave up, the memories, the fun, the time with friends. But that's me. For some the "gains" in the gym, the Instagram fame, the self sacrifice make them feel more whole as a person. This fitness life is for a select few.
12/13/2014 03:45 EST
This Is What a Healthy Day Looks

This Is What a Healthy Day Looks Like

What we need to do is make sure you have successful days. Having a healthy day is actually fairly simple. Humans were designed to move, your goal every day is to be more human. You've got 24 hours in a day and ideally it looks like this.
12/10/2014 06:43 EST
Things to Consider When Buying a New

Things to Consider When Buying a New Suit

vThis isn't as simple as colour, and then out the door. Nothing ever is in the fashion world. Boys, we have a tendency to rush over the finer details. That leaves us with a look that is less than ideal. So why not plan to take a few minutes, get fit properly, and then make a first impression like no one else?
11/25/2014 04:09 EST
Out of the Box Gift Ideas To Encourage Healthy

Out of the Box Gift Ideas To Encourage Healthy Living

The iWatch isn't out yet. I am sure that more than most people would be happy to wake up to an IOU for Apple's new iWatch -- this thing is going to revolutionize health. Not just high performance, but healthy living, and ensuring people lead as healthy a life as possible. This to me is going to be the ultimate in health. But what do I know, I just lift weights for a living.
11/17/2014 05:32 EST
How to Stay Healthy During Eggnog

How to Stay Healthy During Eggnog Season

I've never said it's bad to indulge during this time of year, I simply say that if you don't want to gain the typical holiday season weight it's best to leave the treats alone. Let's be honest though, we all look forward to everything food-related this time of year. We put way to much emphasis on weight in our society. It's not about your weight, or how you look -- we need to be healthy.
11/12/2014 12:48 EST
How This Country Boy Learned to Take Style

How This Country Boy Learned to Take Style Seriously

I was born and raised in Kleefeld, Manitoba. I rode dirt bikes, shot guns, and my first paycheques came from cleaning out chicken and hog barns. I've never been a fashion guy. Now my career has evolved to keynote speaker, wellness consultant, and health writer. My newest skill sets include making a killer cup of coffee, and schmoozing. I need to add to that, fashionable.
11/10/2014 05:37 EST
How to Have a Healthy Day, in Five

How to Have a Healthy Day, in Five Steps

Five simple steps to make your day a little more healthy. Nothing major, and don't try to change it all at once. The move towards the perfect healthy day is simple.
10/31/2014 01:21 EDT
If You Want to Get Healthy, Start With the

If You Want to Get Healthy, Start With the Fundamentals

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 need to build a workforce that is supported in these five fundamentals.
10/24/2014 10:56 EDT
How Workplaces Can Incentivize

How Workplaces Can Incentivize Activity

Here are four initiatives from my One Fit City program to recharge the workplace. The workplace Instagram/Twitter fitness challenge -- monthly giveaways at work for the best social media posts about being active. Not just the gym, and not just the high intensity stuff.
10/22/2014 05:18 EDT
Are You Guilty of This All-Inclusive Vacation

Are You Guilty of This All-Inclusive Vacation Habit?

I see people do this really unhealthy thing, especially young people: They book an all inclusive vacation, diet for six weeks unhealthy, workout at a short bootcamp, then head off to a sunny beach to take a few selfies on the first day and put all the weight and then some back with buffets and breakfast margarita.
10/06/2014 05:23 EDT
Don't Like to Workout? Three Shortcuts to Keep You

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

The work to get "sexy" is way more than what you need to do to be healthy. That's the problem. Our media and our massive gyms seem to be working in cahoots to get your money. If you don't like to workout, don't. If you like to be alive and stay out of the hospital, you just have to do a few small things.
10/02/2014 12:31 EDT
Get to Know Your Food

Get to Know Your Food Better

There are far too many people, who are so far removed from what they eat that they don't understand what they are doing to their bodies. Our farming practices have become big business, and the little farms need to come back to the spotlight. It's not all doom and gloom, but we need a few tweaks on some things. Here are my big thoughts.
09/25/2014 09:00 EDT
The Way Most Workplaces Encourage Exercise Is

The Way Most Workplaces Encourage Exercise Is Wrong

Start creating cultures and communities in your workplace that support active living. Doesn't need to be the gym life, it needs to be simple happy movement. Sneak it in, offer programs and ideas that are activity based. Have fun, bring in some puppies or food-based days that people don't even realize is healthy.
09/19/2014 01:06 EDT
Don't Work Out to Look

Don't Work Out to Look Sexy

Healthy living conversations need a make over. Our vision is skewed and our motives lack staying power. Our goals are set by wanting to be sexy, not by wanting to be healthy. Depriving yourself to look a certain way won't make you healthy.
09/17/2014 08:02 EDT
Take Health One Day at a

Take Health One Day at a Time

Take it day by day. That's the best lesson in success I ever got. Where do you want to be at the end of your life, get a
09/09/2014 10:15 EDT
Look at Fitness From a New

Look at Fitness From a New Angle

We want to get to a certain number, physical look, or something along those lines. Vanity is a great motivator, and can't be over looked. But what about getting back to a state in life where we are like puppies and babies. Seeing things for the first time?
09/01/2014 08:28 EDT