Aging – Exercise is key to Staying Young

Getting older is all part of life. I gladly will take the wisdom that comes from getting older. But, the whole idea of aging gracefully is for the birds. I for one, want to be as healthy and strong as I can be as I age. I want to be able to participate in life, travel and enjoy being active for a long time to come. That means being aware of changes that occur naturally as we age and then taking steps necessary to ensure that our bodies remains strong, healthy and vital.

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Hints to Incorporate Fitness & Increase Results

Hints to Incorporate Fitness & Increase Results

What are you doing to ensure that you are getting in your exercise every day? Yes, I do mean every day. For our clients at VWP who are attending their workouts 2-3 times per week, congratulations! But, what are you doing the other days? It is important to be getting some form of exercise every day. It doesn’t have to be hour long workouts. It can be as little as 15 minutes.

Remember, as well, that not all your workouts need to be in a gym. There are plenty of ways to get in extra exercise by just putting some thought into your day. Where can you make life just a little more work and to a point, less efficient.

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1, 2, 3 – Contract

Muscle Actions by Rhonda Jarmuth, RMT, CPT The muscles we train and use everyday to move our bodies have three different types of contractions: Eccentric, Isometric and Concentric These muscle contractions enable us to manipulate gravity, react to external forces, momentum and resistance. Which all together produce efficient movement. And not one is more demanded […]

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Fat Fighting Lunch Recipes (and a BIG sale, too)

I’ve got two awesome updates for you today from my partners over at Prograde Nutrition. First, you’ve got to check out these 5 Fat Fighting lunch recipes they just released. They will fill you up and fuel your body the right way: http://victoriawellness.getprograde.com/easy-lunch-ideas.html Second, they are having a HUGE sale where all their products are […]

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Notes from Nutrition Lecture

March 15th, Victoria Wellness had the pleasure of hosting another great nutrition lecture from Anneke of Dani Health The lecture was entitled ‘Starving Yourself Fat’ and focussed on dieting, metabolism and how starvation diets have a detrimental effect on not only your overall health, but your weight loss efforts as well. Thank you Meaghan for […]

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