Gum by Coach Kathleen

Chewing Gum: Friend or Foe? Chewing gum is a habit that came about as early as 9,000 years ago by northern Europeans. Chewing birch bark tar was thought to have medicinal purposes such as relieving toothaches. In the late 1840’s the first commercial gum was developed...

Recovery by Coach Kathleen

Recovery Exercising on a regular basis is one of the best forms of stress relief and hugely beneficial to our self esteem. It can also be very therapeutic and of course, really freaking challenging at times. The only thing harder than a challenging workout is not...

Effects of Alcohol by Coach Kathleen

Effects of Alcohol Enjoying an alcoholic beverage is a luxury we have likely all experienced at some point in our lives. In our culture, we consume alcohol for many reasons. Celebrations, social events, pain relief and calming nerves are a few common occurrences. For...

2019 Summer Shred Challenge

2019 Summer Shred Nutrition Challenge When: Monday, June 3rd – Friday, June 28th Cost: $25 Sign-up at the front desk! InBody Scale Dates Weigh-ins: Tuesday May 28th + Wednesday May 29th – SunLife Thursday May 30th + Friday May 31 – Sudbury Saturday June 1 to Monday...

Sugar by Coach Kathleen

Sugar 101 Sugar is a topic we love to hate. It’s delicious and comes in just about every processed food we can buy, which makes up for about 60% of all options at our grocery stores. We might think “if sugar is in so many things, then it must not be bad, right?”....

Eat the Rainbow by Coach Kathleen

Eat The Rainbow When we talk about nutrition there are two main areas we emphasize, quantity and quality. While quantity is important when it comes to make sure we get enough food and aren’t overeating, it’s also just as important to focus on eating a variety of...