Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness and Meditation...Do They Really Work?   Well...yes, they do really work. The fact is, science shows definite health benefits for people who use mindfulness and meditation.   Before we dive in, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page when we...

Athletes and Antioxidants

Is There a Time I Shouldn’t Take Antioxidants?   You may have heard that antioxidants can help reduce your recovery time after strenuous exercise. You know the stiffness, swelling, pain, fatigue and reduced strength that your muscles experience after a good...

Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It?

Stressed? Tired? Craving sugar? Can’t sleep?   All of these can be related to the constant stress we feel in our lives. We know that stress can have a huge impact on our health and wellness. And, since your adrenal glands produce stress hormones, adrenal fatigue...

Injury Recovery Turmeric Hot Chocolate

I hurt my knee at Dead End Race Apocalypse on the weekend. I haven't had it looked at for an official diagnosis yet, and to be quite honest, I'm a little scared to. I've had knee injuries in the past and they have never swollen like my knee is now. I have never lost...

The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners

You probably know the negative health effects of eating too much sugar, especially "added sugars" like in soft drinks, candy, baked goods, and many commercially-available cereals, just to name a few.  Added sugar is hiding just about everywhere in the grocery store....

ONE Academy Soft Launch

Review of ONE Academy   Last Saturday, ONE Academy opened its doors for a soft launch and first Everest Class. Like many people in the OCR community in the GTA, I was patiently waiting for this day to arrive after Alpha Obstacle Training closed its doors last...

Reduce Inflammation with These Key Foods

Inflammation. It’s Not Just for Health Headlines.   It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be detrimental to our health; this is especially true when it's chronic (i.e. lasts a long time).  ...

Race Weekend Nutrition Plan

Toronto Spartan Super, Hurricane Heat and Sprint Nutrition Plan   I finally nailed down my race weekend nutrition plan and I couldn’t be more pleased with the results! A couple of weeks ago I participated in the Toronto Spartan Super, followed by the 4-hour...

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