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Hydrating fruit juices for the summer heat

By Tori Taylor, June 4 2019 — Hydration can come in all sorts of fun forms. Enjoy your summer with a plethora of fresh-squeezed juices that will keep you cool, hydrated and replenished. Fruits and vegetables contain high levels of antioxidants that fight off toxins. As well, fresh juices are packed sky-high with the vitamins…

When to implement fasted workouts

By Tori Taylor, May 31 2019 — Fasted workouts are a popular training method used by athletes to reach higher fitness levels and weight-loss goals. By working out on an empty stomach, an athlete may be able to maximize aerobic potential and burn more fat as a fuel source. If you are looking to lean…

Understanding your circadian rhythm

By Tori Taylor, May 31 2019 — Call me Seattle because I’m sleepless AF. Insomnia is the Sid to my Nancy. As I wrap up my 20s, the wear and tear of sleep deprivation is rapidly catching up to me. The time has come to leave my draining nocturnal habits behind and figure out the…

Jump rope provides the ultimate ass-kicking

By Tori Taylor, April 24 2019 — Jump rope isn’t just for boxers or pre-teens at recess. It’s one of the most toning full-body workouts and requires very little equipment. Sneaker up, clear some floor space, make sure you’re in an area with a high ceiling and jump that rope. If you haven’t skipped in…

Five stress-relieving yoga poses

By Tori Taylor, April 24 2019 — Now that exam season is done, you might find yourself in need of some stress relief — try yoga. It does wonders for all areas of the body. There are five easy asanas (poses) that relieve stress and tension in the upper shoulders, neck and head. Here’s the morning…

Five affordable outdoor date ideas

By Tori Taylor, April 6 2019 — Spring has sprung in Calgary. With the return of warmer weather and longer daylight hours, we can begin to coax our souls back to life. As we fantasize about an actual spring and the lovely summer ahead, it’s a great time to come up with active outdoor date…

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