Why Flexibility Is Important 

Flexibility is an area of fitness that is often ignored. We leave it to the end of the workout and then skip it if time is short. But good flexibility is more important than you might think. It becomes more important as you get older to maintain or to improve your flexibility.

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Don’t let beverages sabotage weight loss

Whether we are calorie counting, using portion control or just trying to eat healthier we often ignore our beverages. Beverages are often the source of empty calories that are easily missed. I’ll look at some healthy choices and some not so healthy choices.

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Why Fibre Is Good For You

If you eat a typical North American diet, then there is a good chance you are not getting enough fibre. There is also a good chance you have not been getting enough for much of your life. In this article I will discuss the different types of fibre, the benefits of each, the best food choices for increasing your fibre intake and when to know if you should avoid some types of fibre.

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The Energy Balance Equation - Do Calories Matter?

You might have been told in the past that all you need to do to lose weight is eat less and exercise more. It sounded so simple, but unfortunately things are never easy when it comes to weight loss.

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Can you still compete in midlife?

I ran my first 5 K race at age 34. Since then I’ve run in about 30 running races, completed 2 triathlons and 2 duathlons. I’m not fast, but I am competitive. I mostly compete with myself, but I’m ecstatic when I place in my age group (only in small races where there isn’t much competition).

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