Savvy Food Swaps

Adopting a healthier diet does not have to be difficult. And of course the ultimate question is, where do I start?  The best way to start is with a few simple changes, sticking to them, and then adding more over time. This leads to lasting behavior change and healthy eating becomes a lifestyle, not a quick diet.

Don't Fear the Weights

Have you heard that lifting weights makes you "bulky" before?  Most of us have heard, especially females, that if you lift heavy weights you will become a hulk, or a "she-hulk".  Hopefully this article will help alleviate your fears of lifting weights and you will discover that lifting weights can actually change your life as well as your physique.

Categories: Fitness

Find Time for Fitness

Often times, people believe working out is something that needs to be done in a gym, and needs to take hours each day to see results. There's good news my friends: neither of those are true.



Categories: Fitness

Featured Health and Wellness Stories!

Here are the top three submissions from our Share Your Health and Wellness Story contest! Read more to hear about these amazing journey's!

Carrie's Health and Wellness Story

 Two years ago, my life was completely different. An extreme day consisted of Tim Horton's for breakfast, Taco Bell for lunch and pizza for dinner. I'm not afraid to admit that my personal eating habits were a free-for-all and some days there was no stopping. I'm also not afraid to tell you that I love food. However, I wasn't conscious of my consumption nor was I particularly motivated enough to make a change. That was the problem. Since I was a child, both my grandmother and mother struggled to maintain their weight. Ultimately they both had passed away due to complications of their obesity. Obesity had consumed their life, and I saw myself continuing down a path very similar to theirs.

What's Your 2015 Resolution?

So you want to get fit and stay healthy this year. And this year you mean- for real this time. If you're like a lot of people, you start by making a New Year's resolution to lose weight. This year, I propose we all avoid that tired cliché of a resolution and instead, resolve to make 2015 a year of small changes that will lead to long lasting health and wellness.