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Is Breakfast Still the Most Important Meal of the Day?
Is Breakfast Still the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Is breakfast still the most important meal of the day? Unless you are hungry, you may not have to rush to the table. If you are over a certain age, there is one thing about nutrition that you know is without a doubt true. Whatever you were taught a decade ago, is no longer relevant today and that chances are, whatever you were taught yesterday, will probably be refuted tomorrow. There isn’t much out there that someone doesn’t have a beef with…well, except vegetables and water, most people believe in the health promoting quality of vegetables and water.

How to Achieve Metabolic Flexibility
How to Achieve Metabolic Flexibility

Being flexible comes in handy in all sorts of situations. Your favourite gym is shut down due to a government wide lockdown? Go online with their incredible trainers until you can see them in person again. Took a wrong turn while driving? Simply find another route

Your body’s metabolism benefits from being flexible, too. Rather than only being able to use carbohydrates or fat for energy, a flexible metabolism can switch between both with ease. This state is called metabolic flexibility, and there are a host of different reasons why improving your ability to utilize multiple fuel sources can help support your overall health and wellness

The Power of Social Capital
The Power of Social Capital

It was found that a person’s social networks can have a significant positive impact on their overall health. It was also found that those with adequate social networks had a 50% greater survival, compared with those who had poor social relationships. Social support has also been found to be particularly important in increasing resilience and promoting recovery from illness

Grand River Paddling – Community Fit Event!
Grand River Paddling – Community Fit Event!

On July 18th, almost a year and a half after we were first locked down due to Covid, we are back together again for what turned out to be an incredible day together on the Grand River. We took a group of 25 members and paddled over 13 km down the Grand River from Paris to Brantford. Some on kayaks, some on paddle boards (for the first time!), some on canoes. Movement, community, sunshine and fresh air! An amazing day overall. 🙂

Beginner Running Program
Beginner Running Program

Want to become a runner? Not sure where to begin? This beginner run program will help you learn to run in just 30 minutes a day. Each week includes four days of workouts, and each workout takes roughly 30-38 minutes to complete. By the final week of the program,...

Calories In vs Calories Out
Calories In vs Calories Out

There’s no getting around it: If you aren’t losing weight, you either need to decrease “energy in” or increase “energy out.” But, that may involve far more than just pushing away your plate or spending more time at the gym.
For instance, it may require you to:

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