When is the Best Time to Exercise?

When is the best time to exercise? That is a question we ask ourselves very often. Here’s a breakdown of every time frame, and its advantages and disadvantages, to help you make the right decision. It is important to note that the workout itself is what really counts. Doing a workout when it is most convenient… Read More »

Is Eating Before You Go to Bed Unhealthy?

If you were ever told to never eat before bed, you were not given the complete information you need to make an informed decision. The statement is not entirely true because the only two things that matter are the amount of calories you consume on a daily basis and eating healthy, balanced meals. This is… Read More »

Which Health Care Provider to see when Experiencing Pain

Most people who seek an orthopaedic physiotherapy consultation do so because they are experiencing some sort of pain. To identify and get rid of the source(s) of your pain, it is important to schedule a detailed musculoskeletal examination performed by a practicing physician or registered physiotherapist. This will often include a patho-anatomical assessment, which determines… Read More »

8 Tips to Help you Get the Best Sleep

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 2 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Here are 8 tips to help you get optimal sleep.   1. Develop a Consistent Sleep Schedule Train your body to know when it is time to go to… Read More »

5 Exercises To Build Ankle Strength

How often do you run on the treadmill at the gym or go for a morning job around the neighbourhood? How often do your warm ups and physical activities  involve jumping? When you perform a movement – whether it is running or jumping – you put a great deal of pressure on your ankles and… Read More »

10 Influential People in the Fitness Industry for 2016

As you are well aware, there are thousands of amazing, influential people in the wonderful world of health and fitness. We’ve cut this list down to the top ones that we feel will influence the fitness industry in the year 2016. Here are our picks:   Tony Horton Tony Horton is a fitness instructor and… Read More »

7 Easy To Perform Five-Minute Exercises

Here are 7 five-minute exercises you can do in order to make up for sitting all day in front of a computer screen. 1. Pushups Pushups are considered to be the best exercise for training the upper body. The reason for this is that the exercise targets every major muscle group of your upper body.… Read More »

How To Reduce Effects of Digital Eye Strain

If you spend most of your workday sitting behind the screen of a computer, chances are you experience digital eye strain fairly regularly. According to a new report released by The Visual Council, 65% of Americans experience digital eye strain symptoms, including dry, irritated eyes, blurred vision, eye fatigue and neck and back pains. The… Read More »

How to Contain Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

Food-borne illnesses can cause a variety of symptoms. For small children, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems, symptoms can  become severe and even life-threatening.  The cause of most food-borne illness is bacteria (e.g., E. coli, salmonella, staphylococcus aureus, and clostridium botulinum). The disease is more widespread than many of us think. Approximately 48… Read More »