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BDNF. The best reason to exercise.
BDNF? Best Damn New Friend? Not exactly – although, working out in order to support a friend is a pretty great idea. In this case though BDNF stands for brain derived neurotrophic...
Ready for the Holidays?

We’re getting ready to wrap up 2020. But before we do, we’re ready to celebrate the holidays and spend a few days relaxing before we move onto 2021.

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The Most Powerful Motivation to Exercise?

Every once in a while, a person’s motivation to exercise is so remarkable, it literally moves us. Perhaps to tears. And hopefully to action…

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What's More Powerful than Willpower? Compassion
Specifically: Self-Compassion. That little voice in your head can be very rude and loud: “Not good enough. Not strong enough. Too lazy. If only I was more…” The tough thing...
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Effective Weight Loss Relies on Science not Willpower

“I could exercise more, eat more vegetables, be “healthier”, lose weight… if I only had more willpower.”

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Healthy Alternatives for Comfort Foods
Winter is all about comfort foods for us! So, as we kick off December, we’re sharing some of our favourite recipes. But most of these have a twist – they’re healthier...
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Age is not a barrier when it comes to weight loss
Our bodies change as we age. It’s natural to experience decreases in bone and muscle mass, leading to decreases in metabolism and increased body fat. “Natural” does not mean...
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Three Paths to Happiness: Sunshine, Sleep, & Serotonin
Happier, fulfilled, satisfied, optimistic…? However you define “great wellbeing” I bet we all could use an extra boost of “feel good” hormones these days.Happier,...
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Preparing for the Holiday Season
The holiday season is in full swing, even if it may not feel like it yet. But fear not, we’re here to help! Whether you’re looking for gifts for the athlete in your life, your...
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