Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 37

Tip #37 How much sodium do you eat per day? According to Health Canada: Canadians eat about 3400 mg of sodium each day. This is more than double the amount we need.Sodium is an essential nutrient found in salt and many foods. Our bodies need a small amount of sodium to be healthy, but too […]

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 36

Tip #36 Canned Tuna (Health Canada) Canned tuna, especially canned light tuna, is one of the most popular types of fish for many Canadians. The fish used in canned tuna products are generally younger and smaller and have significantly less mercury than fresh or frozen tuna, so that most Canadians don’t need to be concerned […]

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 35

Tip #35 Are you your own weight loss saboteur? By Terry Dyson When it comes to fitness, (weight loss in particular) we are playing for an audience of one. What you eat (even if it’s alone in a dark car!) is fully up to you. And being accountable for how much you really exercised or […]

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 34

Tip #34 Foam Rolling 101   By Danny Arnold (C.S.E.P. CPT) (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology, certified personal trainer)   Myofascial Release is the relaxation of the fascia around the muscle, which tightens with exercise and overuse. There are many ways to release the tension in the fascia such as massage and foam rolling. Foam […]

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 32 & 33

Tip #32 Food marketers are a savvy breed. They’ve got a few seconds to catch your eye in the grocery store. One way that they can snare you is to reduce the price with quantity discounts on large package sizes or discount multi-unit packs. Man, they’re smart! Researchers find that we not only stockpile these […]

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 31

Tip #31 Do women have a jealous gene? Barb S had come through a few life changing events. Now in her late fifties, it was time to focus on herself. Hiring a trainer was something she had never done before. She was nervous. Her workout sessions were challenging. To her surprise, she not only rose […]

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip #29 & 30

Tip #29 (Edited from an article by One On One staffer Lindsay Playford) “Oh sure, pinch the area where I’m fattest” and “Oh gross, I am disgusting”. Have we begun to believe that the things we think and say about ourselves are harmless? It is imperative that we realize that our thoughts, which quickly become […]

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 27 & 28

Tip 27 (By Dr. Wendy Froberg) We often make the mistake of thinking that wanting something to be different (no matter how badly) is the same as being willing to do what it takes to achieve that change. If someone asks “Do you want to be thinner? healthier? fitter?” the answer would usually be “Yes!” […]

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Stampede Detox and Summer Fitness Shape Up: Tip # 25 & 26

Tip #25 Have you taken a look at the size of the dining plates and wine glasses when you’ve gone out to eat?! Holy crap! Everything is supersized and we’re buying supersized dinnerware which leads to portions that are simply too large. Here are a few tips for today. Plates are 9 to 10 inches […]

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