Posture & Back Pain – Does it Matter? – Running Fitness Article

Posture & Back Pain – Does it Matter? ‘Stand up straight!’ How many of us have heard this statement and wondered why? Posture has long been associated with notions of health and well-being. Before posture was blamed for causing poor health and physical pain – it had a different role altogether. Posture is originally a French word that has its origin in classical Latin ‘Positura’ – referred to the “the relative disposition of the various parts of something; esp. the…

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The Laura London Store On Amazon – Fitness Article

The Laura London Store On Amazon The Laura London Fitness, Yoga, And Lifestyle Store On AmazonI am very excited to announce the Laura London Store on Amazon!  Who doesn’t love Amazon? The store lists my favorite fitness, yoga, and lifestyle items that I personally use and love. I get so many questions asking me about fitness equipment, supplements and more. This is a great way for me to share with you my favorites.  Visit: Laura London Fitness Amazon StoreI don’t think there is…

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Podcast Episode 99 // Functional Health – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Podcast Episode 99 // Functional Health Back by popular demand because you had so many questions for her after part 1 on the podcast, we are excited to have Dr Sally Bell as a guest again, as just like you, we had loads of follow up questions for her! As well as getting into some of your specific questions about functional health, we cover the topics of fasting, ketogenic and vegan diets, the pro’s and con’s of all these relating…

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WHY WE HIIT! – VENT Fitness – Fitness Article

WHY WE HIIT! – VENT Fitness What is HIIT? HIIT, otherwise known as High Intensity Interval Training, is a workout method that focuses on 45 seconds of fast paced, intense exercise, typically followed by 15 seconds of rest. Interval training can be incorporated into almost any workout (running, lifting, squatting, etc.), and usually varies from 30 minutes to an hour, burning little as 500 calories and up to 1000 (depending on BMI and other factors).   Why We Love HIIT…

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9 Ways to Get Through the Day When You Haven’t Slept Enough – Fitness Article

9 Ways to Get Through the Day When You Haven’t Slept Enough We know sleep is a crucial part of achieving any health or fitness goal. Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, perform in a sport or simply just feel your best, getting enough high-quality sleep is the key to getting you there. The reality is, for most people, it’s just not possible to log the recommended 6–8 hours every single night. Work, family obligations, social commitments and…

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PAINLESS MEAL PREP FOR BEGINNERS – Fitness Article

PAINLESS MEAL PREP FOR BEGINNERS A Beginner’s Guide to a Painless Meal-Prep The Story: Too often I find myself spending $15-20 on fast-food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner during my workday. Working two jobs on the daily and being a terrible cook – I am simply too tired (and lazy) to grocery shop, cook, or even pack a granola bar in my bag the night before.   A few weeks ago, after complaining about the poor (and very few) food…

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Making A Difference In The World – Fitness Article

Making A Difference In The World Making A Difference In The WorldI work on a daily basis with people who know that they want to transform themselves physically and mentally. As human beings, we all have an innate sense that to be truly happy in life, we need to start that journey with a sense of worth in our own bodies and accomplishments. I’ve seen thousands of people take that first small step and then go on to become healthy…

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5 Tips to Help you Eat Healthy this Holiday Season – Fitness Article

5 Tips to Help you Eat Healthy this Holiday Season Where there’s a will, there’s a way! Apple cider donuts, pumpkin pie and homemade whipped cream…sticking to your diet can be quite a challenge once the holidays roll back around. Check out 5 tips from Julia Christopher, a VENT Niskayuna personal trainer and VENT Studio instructor, that can help you stay on track this holiday season. “So it’s that time of year again when holiday parties are in season, portions…

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Staying Active: Advice for Seniors Seeking a Healthy and Rewarding Lifestyle – Fitness Article

Staying Active: Advice for Seniors Seeking a Healthy and Rewarding Lifestyle According to the Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 20 percent of the total population will be in the 65-and-over age bracket by 2030. That means Americans are living longer, and they’re living healthier as they age. It’s certainly a heartening trend, but older adults must be well-positioned to take advantage of a longer, more robust lifespan than their parents enjoyed. That means taking control of your physical…

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November Intentions – Kayla in the City – Fitness Article

November Intentions – Kayla in the City ✨ THRIVE not just Survive ✨ Lately, I haven’t been feeling like I’m thriving — I’m honestly just trying to get through each week. I’m taking things day by day. All of this is of course to expected when you’re figuring out a new routine after an 8 year-long relationship. I’m still getting used to this “new normal” and what that means. This month I went to get back to thriving. Doing the…

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Supporting the immune system with the help of nature and science – Fitness Article

Supporting the immune system with the help of nature and science If there’s one thing I know it’s leading a full and somewhat busy life, I also know that when I’m down it takes a while for me to get back up again so prevention is always the key, and it should be for you too. Studying Natural Health Science in the past has put me miles in front of understanding the ins and outs of this BUT I don’t…

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100 ways to be #FITAF – Fitness Article

100 ways to be #FITAF 100 ways to be #FITAF – VENT Fitness Skip to content There’s more than 1 way to be FITAF! It’s that time of year again where the world overuses the #NewYearNewMe reference. Well this year we’ve got a new attitude. In light of our #VENT100 celebration that took place last week,(you know, the one where we gave away #100FREEMemberships, #100FREETrainingSessions, stayed open for #100HoursStraight, and gave everyone #100NewReasonsToLoveVENT?), we’ve decided to keep the momentum going…

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Holly Raeside’s Fitness Journey – Womens Fitness Club – Fitness Article

Feeling good is at the heart of maintaining a healthy lifestyle for 28-year-old Holly Raeside, who first joined Womens Fitness Pickering at the age of 14. In her time at WFCC, Holly has uncovered everything from a passion for spin to meaningful connections with her fellow gym buddies and personal trainer, Amreen. We had the pleasure of sitting down with her to learn more about her fitness journey and experience at WFCC.   The spark that started it all “I used to…

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The power ingredients you need to be having (or drinking) for better health – Fitness Article

With a background in health science, I totally love coming across new products that tick all the boxes when it comes to functional ingredients clinically proven to support your wellbeing. Enter SHŌJŌ – a 100ml, shot-size nutri-tonic that supports your immunity, is anti-inflammatory and helps fight fatigue. Aussie-made, SHŌJŌ combines proven Asian tonics and functional ingredients into a modern wellness beverage for those of us that are health-conscious. SHOJO’s Turmeric Tonic is the first product available, boasting an ingredient list…

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Common knee injuries in cycling, their causes and what to do about them – Running Fitness Article

Common knee injuries in cycling, their causes and what to do about them With participation in cycling on the rise, so too are the chronic injuries that can come with the sport. These are caused by training errors including rapid increases in training volume and/or increased hill training, incorrect use of gearing, incorrect bike frame size, incorrect bike saddle height or position, incorrect cleat positioning, or abnormalities of the rider(1). Anterior Knee Pain Causes of anterior knee pain include patellofemoral…

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16 Free Self-Care Practices You Can Do Right Now – Fitness Article

Scrolling through instagram I am bombarded with pricey self-care rituals these days. Infrared saunas! Cryotherapy! Expensive Face Masks! Acupuncture! So! Many! Things! It’s got me feeling discouraged about wellness and self-care as a whole. Like okay, I must suck at this whole wellness thing because I’m not spending money on a weekly schvitz in an infrared sauna. I’ve talked about this before, but I want to reiterate that self-care doesn’t need to be expensive. Or cost anything. Really. As influencers (myself…

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Skins, Stalks and Supplements – A Pharmacist and Herbalist’s Guide to Getting the Most out of What You Eat – Fitness Article

Skins, Stalks and Supplements – A Pharmacist and Herbalist’s Guide to Getting the Most out of What You Eat When it comes to getting enough vegetables in our diet—many of us fall short of the daily recommended amount of 5-6 servings[i]. In fact, according to Nutrition Australia, Australians of all ages on average have a poor diet with only 4% of us who meet these vegetable requirements[ii]. With this week marking National Nutrition Week—Nutrition Australia is encouraging healthy eating by…

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Adulting 101 – health cover – Fitness Article

Adulting 101 – health cover So, I feel like this absolutely needs to be a new series on the blog – how to adult. Coming from someone who has 3 businesses – including managing the careers of others, not to mention having 2 tiny humans of my own to keep alive, you’d think I would be nailing adulting. But you’d be wrong. You see I put everyone and everything else first that sometimes the mere basics slip to the sideline.…

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Kraft Fitness Massage Gun | Laura London Fitness – Fitness Article

When Kraft asked me to do a product review on the Kraft Massage Gun I was like heck yes! My Chiropractor has been using a very similar tool on me since I can remember. What I did not realize is that I can have one in my home too. Plus the Kraft Massage Gun is great for muscle recovery and muscle growth. Why You Need A Massage Gun A massage gun like this allows you to reach the deepest layers…

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Exercise: More Than Weight Loss – Fitness Article

Exercise: More Than Weight Loss The majority of us know that if you exercise and eat properly you will be rewarded with a healthy physique. For many people, that is where the benefits of exercise end… it’s completely about looks. But, just because you look a certain way does NOT mean you’re healthy by any means. You could be the fittest person on earth but if you have been conditioned (either by yourself, friends, family, or media) to think negatively…

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Tracy Augot’s Fitness Journey – Womens Fitness Club – Fitness Article

Tracy Augot’s Fitness Journey – Womens Fitness Club Between her contagious passion for weight training, openness about health issues, and motivational Instagram posts, Tracy Augot, a longtime member at Womens Fitness Pickering, is an undeniable powerhouse paving the way in inspiring other women to live their best, healthiest life. We had the pleasure of sitting down with her to learn more about her fitness journey and experience at WFCC.   The spark that started it all “Before I lived a…

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My Battle with Body Dysmorphia – Fitness Article

Looking back at this image, I will never forget how I felt about myself. Pretty much obsessed with being as thin as I could. This was taken in my mid 20s and I am standing next to my brother on vacation. In the video below, I talk about my experience at that time and then on to my journey to breaking out of that craziness. I am now thankful for my body and also thankful I don’t live under the…

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10 Things Women Need While They Are Pregnant (Beyond Their Registry) – Fitness Article

There are certain things money can’t buy when it comes to what pregnant women really need, and mamas-to-be need to take care of themselves, their mental health, their bodies, their surroundings, and their lifestyle; those things go well beyond their baby registry. 

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Meet your new bestie: Eimele – Fitness Article

As you may have seen I’ve recently moved back to Sydney (cue immediate hectic work / life / balance) and I’m not the only one. You see there’s a new kid on the block, and someone I think you’ll also love. Her name is Eimele and she’s everything you want in a friend. Someone who has you’re back in this modern world. Someone to take to yoga with, meet after a busy day at work. Who’s always there to help…

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Incredible India a Journey of Enlightenment – Fitness Article

Incredible India was an amazing adventure and I am so grateful to have had this experience. There is so much to this country of incredible beauty which is filled with color, culture, tradition, religion, and festivals. Over the course of 10 days, we spent time in Delhi, Rishikesh, and Dharamsala. We visited temples, mosques, monasteries and the spice market in Delhi. Flew to the Ananda Spa in the foothills of the Himalayas where we explored the ancient art and science of…

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What’s Your Missing Link? Part 2 – Rondeau Health and Wellness – Workout Fitness Article

Last week in Part 1 we started talking about the missing link in your health and wellness chain. What is stalling your progress? What is keeping you from reaching your goals even though you feel like you’re doing everything right? We looked into nutrition and fitness, the two major components that people tend to think about when making healthy changes. But what if you’re sure that your nutrition is on point and your fitness plan is top notch, but you’re…

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What’s Your Missing Link? Part 1 – Rondeau Health and Wellness – Workout Fitness Article

You feel like you’re doing everything right when it comes to your health. You’re eating the “right” foods, you go to the gym, and you sleep 8 hours per night. But something isn’t going right — you’re not losing the weight you want to, you’re exhausted all the time, you’re not making the fitness progress you envisioned, or maybe you just feel “off”. So what gives? The truth is, it is so hard to do everything right. If things aren’t…

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Think About You For A Change – Rondeau Health and Wellness – Workout Fitness Article

This post is for everyone who spends their days worrying about and taking care of other people. For moms, dads, doctors, teachers, health care professionals, and everyone else who’s life revolves around the well being of other people. This, today, is for you. And my question to you is this: When was the last time you thought about the most important piece: yourself? We’ve all heard the saying a million times — “You can’t pour from an empty cup”. And…

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Why Mindfulness Matters When You’re Setting Goals – VIDA Fitness – Fitness Article

Why Mindfulness Matters When You’re Setting Goals – VIDA Fitness By Mekita Rivas, VIDA editor/member Chris Parkison You’ve probably heard the term “mindfulness.” It’s been a buzzword for a few years now, with articles and influencers telling us that we all need to be more mindful. But what, exactly, does that even mean? Is it daily meditation? Going on wellness retreats? Escaping to a cabin in the woods for a week? Well…yes and no. Mindfulness can look a lot of…

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My Winter Skincare Routine | adriennelondon.com – Fitness Article

Over the last few years I’ve tried a ton of different skin care routines, and I’ve figured out exactly what works for my skin. During the winter months I know that I need to hydrate my skin as much as possible. Running outside in the cold in the morning and spending time indoors with heating on, can really dry my skin out, so here are my golden rules when it comes to winter skin care… Oil is your friend and…

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