Imagine you’re on a long bike ride, your longest distance ever, and you’re almost home but there’s one last hill to climb. You put your head down, churn the gears and suddenly your calf muscle contracts forcefully and painfully; and you have a cramp!
The Environmental Working Group’s yearly list of the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen vegetables and fruit have helped raise awareness about pesticide residues on produce purchased in the United States. But what, if anything, does this mean for Canadian shoppers when it comes to choosing fruit and veggies?
February 18, 2016 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
Have your friends been participating in events like Tougher Mudder™, Spartan Race™, or Mudderella™? A few of mine have. Obstacle course races have been rising in popularity. They bring an exciting (and sometimes strange) way to challenge your body and mind.
February 16, 2016 | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:
When browsing the web, it’s important to question the “facts”. Media can be informing, entertaining and persuasive, but that doesn’t always mean the information is trustworthy. We often logon in search of quick answers to health related questions. When was the last time you questioned the source?
February 11, 2016 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
Being active in a pool opens up a whole different world. There’s the sensation of water on your skin, the buoyancy makes you float, everything happens at slower speeds, and you’re exercising in a safe, supervised setting.