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Brene Brown – Fitness and the Value of Feedback

Here’s what Brene Brown has to say about fitness and the value of feedback… I LOVE getting inspiration from great people, particularly those smart, passionate, inspirational ones who are putting themselves out there and making the world a better place each day. Brene Brown is one of those people.   Here’s what she has to say about fitness and the value …

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Exercise Ball Safety Alert – Top Calgary Personal Trainer speaks

If you own or have ever used an inflatable exercise ball, you NEED to read this article! I’m writing this article because of an extremely dangerous situation that I feel is not being addressed in the health and fitness industry.  If you own or use an exercise ball, the information in this article could literally save your life! It’s been over …

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Movement Monday! Do you have “Dead Butt Syndrome”

It’s Movement Monday! If you sit for most of your workday, you are at high risk of developing “Dead Butt Syndrome”. The most common negative health impacts of prolonged sitting are now widely known. These include: increased risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression, dangerous changes in blood lipid profile, weight gain, and negating the positive impacts of exercise. Additionally, …

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February Fallout…and Simple Success Tips

February Fallout…and Simple Success Tips! It’s the middle of February. What have you accomplished so far this year? Are you on track to your goals? Off-track? Not even sure a track exists? It’s a sad statistical fact that by this time, over 80% of people have already given up on their resolution goals (More sobering goal stats in a moment). …

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You Are What You Eat….Literally (Food Fact Friday)

Let me repeat that…YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT! I think the gravity of it may have slipped by some people. Yes, you actually become what you eat. No, this doesn’t mean if you eat fat you will be fat. It goes deeper than that. I’m talking about food quality. The food you eat is broken down, digested, and the nutrients …