Health

Food’s Role in Celebration

The role food plays in celebration is deeply rooted. It is a reward for an accomplishment, an expression of love, and an important cultural custom that instills tradition. Sometimes, having sufficient food and loving people to share it with is the cause for celebration.

Posted by Katie Hamar on Nov 30, 2017 in Health

RD-Approved Hacks to Recharge your Routine

Feeling down lately? You may not be depressed just perhaps in a slump. Professional nutritionist Tiffany helps you feel more energized and joyful.

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Nov 15, 2017 in Health

Recharge Your Immune System

With colourful leaves comes the inevitable cold and flu season. Though your immune system can use a boost at any time of year, this is a great time to consider a more intense recharge to arm yourself with your best defence against this year’s bugs. Here are some tips to get your immune system fired up:

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Nov 12, 2017 in Health

Rest is a Weapon

“Rest is a weapon” is the mantra of Jason Bourne and people who “go hard” often end up recovering from overuse injury or struggling with plateaus, stress, poor sleep, poor nutrition, and bad exercise habits. AKA burnout.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Nov 09, 2017 in Health

Rachael’s Reflection

In Canada, most of us are lucky enough to have food to eat each day, a bed to sleep in and loved ones who bring us joy. Yet somehow, through cultural and societal conditioning, we’ve come to favour the negative aspects of our lives and what we feel we’re doing wrong.

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Oct 11, 2017 in Health

Preparing for Ski Season

The summer was amazing and as we transition into winter, now is the time to start prepping for the ski season. If you have never done this before, it is an absolute game changer and well worth the effort! Here are five tips to get you going.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Oct 08, 2017 in Health

Brooke’s Lunchbox Battle

A mom of three school-aged children who works full time knows what a nutritious lunch might look like, but she isn’t sure how to make it affordable, timely and find options that actually get consumed by her picky eaters.

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Sep 20, 2017 in Health

Family Fitness Challenge

With the kids heading back to school and the schedules reappearing, it is also a great time for a family fitness challenge. 

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Sep 17, 2017 in Health

Unplugging for Your Family’s Health

We live in a complicated time when advancements in technology are occurring at lightning speed, and most of us have to keep up with the new developments to stay current in our jobs, in managing our exposure to and interaction with the me

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Aug 23, 2017 in Health

It’s All About Balance

Quick and to the point – summer workouts truly allow you to be fit to play and do whatever you want, whenever you can. It also helps you to feel good, which is another by product of “good-sore” weekday muscles that help you stand straighter and re-balance the body for the coming weekend adventure. 

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Aug 21, 2017 in Health

Mason’s Mindful Eating

As we make an effort to unplug and remove ourselves from the increasing technology we have at our fingertips, have we considered how these may be affecting our relationship with food?

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Aug 12, 2017 in Health

Managing Your Family's Stress

Life is incredibly busy, particularly when you are balancing the needs of a whole family, and the busier you are, the more stress can seem to pile up on your shoulders. Find out six basic ways to arm your family against the effects.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jul 25, 2017 in Health

Getting “Ultra” Ready

The Elk Valley Ultra 50km race takes place Saturday July 29, 2017 and Sarah helps with tips to prevent overuse injuries.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Jul 19, 2017 in Health

Morgan’s Metabolism Mayhem

Experiencing the natural phenomenon of progressive metabolism decline with age and the frustration that comes with it.

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Jul 10, 2017 in Health

Preparing for Your Family Vacation

Road trips, airplanes, camping, hotels; vacations come in many different shapes and sizes. Here are five ways you can plan ahead to make your family vacation happier and healthier

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jun 23, 2017 in Health