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|Posted on June 27, 2018 at 8:20 AM||comments (0)|
An hour of vigorous swimming will burn up to 650 calories. It burns off more calories than walking or biking.
- Swimming strengthens the heart and lungs.
-Swimming works out all of the body’s major muscles.
-Swimming helps reduce stress.
- Water’s buoyancy make swimming the ideal exercise for physical therapy and rehabilitation or for anyone seeking a low-impact exercise.
Swimming is a great cardiovascular exercis...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 21, 2018 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
I love Ice Cream but dairy is not my friend. Thankfully my friend Amy Powers shared this GREAT recipe idea for Summer Entertaining! it’s packed with vegan protein and nutritious fruits for guilt free indulgence! Yay!
After blending your banana "ice cream" place scoops in a muffin tin lined with plastic wrap & freeze. You can prepare the scoops ahead and pull t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 1, 2018 at 8:05 AM||comments (0)|
Two free workshops on May 12 & 13 at St. Paul's United Church, 349 Waverley Street
Saturday morning for people who move well
Sunday afternoon for people with some difficultyRead Full Post »
|Posted on April 16, 2018 at 6:30 PM||comments (0)|
Feldenkrais Thunder Bay newsletter from Oliver Reimer
In this issue:
recent articles about Feldenkrais in the media
The New York Times
The Daily Telegraph
new classes begin in April
Not many people know about the Feldenkrais method yet, but now it is starting to be recognized in North America. The chapters in Dr. Norman Doidge's The Brain's Way of Heal...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:40 AM||comments (0)|
The New York Times
The Daily Telegraph
new classes begin in April
Not many people know about the Feldenkrais method yet, but now it is starting to be recognized in North America. The chapters in Dr. Norman Doidge's The Brain's Way of Healing, have positioned it with therapies on the leading edge of modern neuroscience. (Even though it has been around for for more than 50 years).
Last fall an article in the New York Times talked ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 22, 2018 at 4:10 PM||comments (0)|
ALL ABOUT MELALEUCA:
More commonly known as “Tea Tree,” Melaleuca essential oil has over 92 different compounds and limitless applications. The leaves of the Melaleuca tree were used by the Aborigines of Australia for centuries. They would crush the leaves and inhale the oil to promote feelings of clear breathing and apply the leaves directly to the skin for a cooling effect.
Melaleuca is best known for its purifying properties. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 17, 2018 at 8:20 AM||comments (0)|
If winter's chill has chapped your skin and sapped your energy, an Ayurvedic facial massage can help: Stroking your face with herb-infused abhyanga oil tones the skin and can release stagnant energy. You'll find the oil in health food stores. (If you're not used to oiling your face, choose a lighter variety, such as sunflower or almond.)
Start by pouring two tablespoons of room-temperature oil into a small bowl. Dip your fingers into the oil and begin by rubbing it onto the bridge of yo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 6, 2018 at 12:55 AM||comments (0)|
An ER nurse says this is the best description of a woman having a heart attack that she has ever heard. Please read, pay attention, and SHARE..........
FEMALE HEART ATTACKS
I was aware that female heart attacks are different, but this is the best description I've ever read.
Women rarely have the same dramatic symptoms that men have ... you know, the sudden stabbing pain in the chest, the cold sweat, grabbing the chest ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 29, 2017 at 9:10 AM||comments (0)|
Saying Yes to the Universe
BY MADISYN TAYLOR
Saying Yes to the universe opens the gate to receiving what your soul really wants.
The hardest thing about saying yes to the universe is that it means accepting everything life puts in front of us. Most of us have a habit of going through our days saying no to the things we don't like and yes to the things we do, and yet, everything we encounter is our life. We may be afraid that if we say ye...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 20, 2017 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
New Indoor Cycle studio opening in the New Year 2018
There is no other indoor bike on the market that focuses on 3-dimensional movement, balance, stability, core strength and cardio-conditioning.
We'd be happy to share more about the unique features and functional training benefits that RealRyder Bikes provide, as well as the differentiating value they will lend to your fitness business. We are also eager to learn what your specific goals are, and share how we c...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 19, 2017 at 7:45 AM||comments (0)|
If winter's chill has chapped your skin and sapped your energy, an Ayurvedic facial massage can help:
Stroking your face with herb-infused abhyanga oil tones the skin and can release stagnant energy. You'll find the oil in health food stores. (If you're not used to oiling your face, choose a lighter variety, such as sunflower or almond.)
Start by pouring two tablespoons of room-temperature oil into a small bowl. Dip your fingers into the oil and begin by rubbing it onto the bridg...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 13, 2017 at 3:20 PM||comments (0)|
ICYMI – Fitness Trends Survey results are in:
1. Functional Fitness (#2 in 2017)
2. HIIT (#1 in 2017)
3. Older Adult Training (#6 in 2017)
4. Active Recovery *NEW
5. Express Workouts (#4 in 2017)
6. Branded Group Fitness *NEW
7. Circuit Training and Boot Camps (#6 in 2017)
8. Nutrition and Healthy Eating Programs (#5 in 2017)
9. Body Weight Training (#9 in 2017)
10. Fusion-style Group Fitness (returns to t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 4, 2017 at 8:20 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on October 31, 2017 at 6:45 AM||comments (0)|
MAYO CLINIC - DRINKING WATER
A cardiologist determined that heart attacks can be triggered by dehydration. Good Thing To Know. From The Mayo Clinic. How many folks do you know who say they don't want to drink anything before going to bed because they'll have to get up during the night?
Heart Attack and Water - Drinking one glass of water before going to bed avoids stroke or heart attack. Interesti...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 16, 2017 at 7:15 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on August 14, 2017 at 4:30 PM||comments (0)|
Building a Foundation of Physical Literacy for Women 55-70+
A Workshop for Fitness Instructors,Coaches & Walk Leaders
WHEN: Thursday, August 24, 2017; 9:00am– 3:00pm
WHERE: Lakehead University Hangar, Studio Rm, 955 Oliver Rd.
COST: No Cost for workshop, materials or FMS training
LEADERS: Kathy Brook, Coaches Association of Ontario & Shelley Callaghan, CAAWS
• Learn what motivates women 55-70+ to ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 18, 2017 at 8:50 PM||comments (0)|
Thunder Bay FITNESS SUMMIT - scheduled for June 17th has be re-scheduled for Sept. 23rd same time and place. Thanks for all the Thunder Bay Presenters who jumped at the challenge and ready to ensure all get an opportunity to join the educational fun event. Thanks to the Instructors who registered and were ready to go! Are very much on board for the new date and can't wait. EVENT: Thunder Bay FITNESS SUMMIT Thunder Bay Fitness Summit is a training workshop held for Fitness Professiona...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 20, 2017 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
OUR 1ST Thunder Bay FITNESS SUMMIT - for professional
Group Fitness Instructors, Personal Trainers, any professional working in the industry.
All PRESENTERS are from Thunder Bay FITNESS SUMMIT June 17th
Fundraiser for Mental Health
Opening 9 am
Mental Health speaker
Note there is a choice of 2 for each t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 7, 2017 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|
Most of our clients are short on time these days, so it’s no surprise that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is one of the top 5 fitness trends of the year (again).
The challenge is that HIIT classes can be unnecessarily tough on the body if not taught or performed properly.
Learn how to teach safe HIIT classes that utilize all intensity variables and get your clients res...Read Full Post »