5 Ways to Beat Blue Monday

’Tis the season to be … down and depressed? You may have heard of a little thing called “Blue Monday” – that is, approximately the third Monday of January may be the most depressing day of the year. By this point, the holiday cheer has worn off, the cold is setting in and new years resolutions have tapered off. But … Read More

Why Restorative Bodywork Matters

Today, the market is flooded with so many types of group exercise classes. It’s difficult to know what is good for you and what you should avoid, what is ‘healthy’ for your body and what might hurt it. There’s yoga in its many forms, including flow and hot yoga, Pilates, CrossFit, boxing, strength training, and spinning classes. There’s mom & … Read More

Consistency is King When It Comes To Making Changes With Exercise

So you’ve made a resolution to be more active, and you haven’t given up yet (or maybe you’re just a week behind). Good for you! Physical activity is one of the single most important things you can do for your health. It has one major design flaw: For you to keep getting the benefits of it you have to keep … Read More

New perspectives:  The benefits of strength training on running

If you actively reading this blog on the regular, you are probably not surprised by my (Jordan’s) topic selection. Predictably, I’d like to discuss the merits of strength training in the context of how it will affect distance running performance. This topic is quite pertinent given the likely rise in runners now on the streets as a result of the … Read More

Meet the Team: Allison Madigan, Holistic Nutritionist

Nutrition is a tricky thing. Most of us know the basics but few of us truly do it right. I’m not talking about being 100% perfect all the time but rather making health conscious choices that optimize our health MOST of the time. It should be simple right? But that doesn’t mean it is easy. Enter Allison Madigan. Driven by … Read More

Fighting Colds Naturally

The end of the year signifies so many things: holidays, winter sports, family time and in a lot of cases: cold season! Colds are typically harmless infections, which present with runny nose, sneezing, cough and sore throat – most healthy immune systems can fight these infections off on their own. That being said, a cold can be a huge inconvenience … Read More

What Inspires Your Health and Wellness? A Patient Profile

One of my favourite aspects of working with clients is that I learn something every day. I am always grateful for the opportunity to interact daily with our inspiring and motivating clientele.   Sometimes, if I’m lucky enough, in the midst of helping others with their health and wellness I stumble across someone who gives me as much insight as … Read More

Don’t Let the Travel Spoil the Trip: 5 Ways I Travel Healthier

Do you feel it? The cold in the air?   For me that can only signal two things:   Move over pumpkin spice…it is holiday season! It is time to get on a plane and get out of the cold.   Winter is my travel season and with good reason. I don’t travel much for work but you better believe … Read More