7 Life-Changing Benefits of Playing Tennis
Whether you’ve never picked up a tennis racquet in your life, or yours has collected some dust over the years, it’s never too late to get into the game and experience the benefits of playing tennis! Here are 7 ways participating in tennis can improve your overall health, wellness, and happiness!Continue Reading
7 Exercises That Are Good For Your Heart
The human heart is the hardest working organ in the body. Beating on average 72 times a minute, your heart pushes blood throughout your entire body delivering vital oxygen and nutrients to your bodily tissue. And like any other muscle in your body, the more your work your heart, the stronger it will be. Any sort of […]Continue Reading
5 Reasons Why You DO Have Time to Workout
How to Make Time for a Workout You have probably heard the often-quoted “a one-hour workout is only 4% of your day” mantra. Well, it’s true! And it’s up to YOU to decide how you allocate those hours of your days. So, here’s a few reasons why you do actually have time to workout.Continue Reading
Five Tips To Prepare For Vacation
When we go on vacation, sometimes we lose track of our goals. Some indulging is good for the soul, but when it becomes too much we have a problem. Vacation is about relaxing and part of self-care. Not tracking what we consume while on vacation is typical because ‘we are on vacation!’. We then get […]Continue Reading
Should You Exercise While You Are Sick?
Should you exercise while you are sick? This seems to be a frequently asked question. Since it’s cold and flu season, you might be unfortunate to come down with an illness, but you don’t want to fall off the fitness wagon and derail all the hard work you’ve put into this point. Let’s look at […]Continue Reading
Creating an Effective Exercise Program Post-Cancer Treatment
You or someone you love has just completed a difficult and rocky road of cancer treatment. It’s time to get your body back on track, and give it a bit more effort, but where do you start? Read how you can create an effective exercise program post-cancer treatment.Continue Reading
Continue With Exercise During Cancer Treatment
If you or someone you love is dealing with cancer, and currently undergoing cancer treatment, you might think exercise is off the table. You would be wrong. Exercise has a slew of benefits for those undergoing treatment, including reducing fatigue, keeping you social, retaining crucial muscle mass, and maintaining your stamina. So what kinds of […]Continue Reading
Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Yes, You Do Need to Exercise!
In the first blog of our Cancer and Exercise series, we discussed why exercise was beneficial for survival and tolerance of treatment. In this post, we’ll be discussing what types of exercise will be beneficial, and how you can fit them in, post-diagnosis.Continue Reading
Can Exercise Provide Benefits Post-Cancer Diagnosis?
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Therefore, highlighting the benefits of exercise in different stages of cancer – diagnosis, during treatment, and post-treatment recovery seemed important. This is the first in series of articles that discuss not only the benefits, but also the types of exercise deemed most appropriate. Many of you may have struggled with […]Continue Reading