You May Be Mentally and Financially Ready To Relaunch Your Career But Is Your Body Ready To Go Back To Work

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Amid the anxiety of getting your child to daycare and the anticipation of jumping back into a career, there is one thing that often gets overlooked when women return back to work…themselves. While we may prepare for the mental load of going back to work, very few people plan (or train) for the physical load that comes with working an … Read More

2018 Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

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Every year around this time I start to rack my brain for thoughtful gifts for my loved ones, friends and colleagues. The problem I struggle with is that in this digital age where everything is just a click away, most people just tend to buy what they want for themselves when they need it. The days of coveting something really … Read More

This Year, Start to Exercise BEFORE the New Year

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I hate to say it, but we are less than two months out before the start of 2019! It might be cliché to have a resolution around getting back to exercise, or increasing the frequency of your weekly exercise routine, but I think it’s a great one, to be honest! Why not spend time working on yourself? Why not work … Read More

My Top 5 Tricks for Staying Balanced This Holiday Season

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Last weekend marked the beginning for holiday season in our family. Two Thanksgiving dinners later, my belly and heart were full with good food, good wine and precious time spent with family. That being said the holidays can be a tricky time for maintaining health. Over the years I have wavered between being militantly restrictive and overly indulgent. Now with … Read More

Avoiding Shoulder Injury This Tennis Season

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Let’s do some quick math to start:   (past history of sport) + (current desk jockey career) + (public tennis courts) + (the human ability to ‘over-do’ it) = ????   Though this math seems a bit unorthodox, I’m sure you can extrapolate from the title that this can result in injury. Shoulder injuries, in particular, are common in overhead … Read More

Running Mistakes to Avoid

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While August is often dominated with back to school excitement, there is another group of people giddy with anticipation for September……..runners!   With the height of Fall race season being October, many runners start to prepare towards the end of August for upcoming races. Whether you are running your first race or are a veteran runner aiming for a personal … Read More

Your New Year’s Resolutions Are Likely to Fail – Here is How to Make Them Stick

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Chances are your New Year’s resolutions are going to fail. That is not my pessimistic outlook on 2017 but rather fact. Greater than 70% of New Year’s resolutions are broken, modified or forgotten by February 1st. In the health and fitness industry, we love broken resolutions. It is good for business. Our offices are busy with those who gave up … Read More