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Five Stretches for Runners - CCA

Five Stretches for Runners

Take advantage of the Summer weather by taking your workout outside and going for a run. Running is a great way to get fit and have fun. Among many other benefits, running improves: The health of your heart and lungs Your energy and stress levels The tone and strength of your leg and hip muscles

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3 Ways Strengthening Your Core Can Help Your Back - CCA

3 Ways Strengthening Your Core Can Help Your Back

It’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. Strengthening your core plays a much more important role than just getting that six-pack. Approximately 85% of Canadians can expect to experience low back pain at some point in their life.1 A large part of this is due to weak core muscles.2 Did you know that the “core” is

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How do you spot a healthy carbohydrate? - CCA

How do you spot a healthy carbohydrate?

Last month we were discussing sugar in your diet; how too much can lead to joint inflammation, and the pros and cons of different substitutes. Now it’s time to talk about carbohydrates, which are an essential part of a healthy diet. Carbs are the most common source of energy for most living organisms. Once consumed,

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Will you recognize the symptoms of a heart attack? - CCA

Will you recognize the symptoms of a heart attack?

Taking care of your heart is an important part of overall health, and everything from nutrition to your spine, muscle, and nervous system care can impact your cardiovascular system. Unfortunately, even healthy and active people can still have a risk for heart disease. Taking a proactive approach to your heart health can potentially reduce your

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5 Ways to “Fit-in 15”: Setting Fitness Goals - CCA

5 Ways to “Fit-in 15”: Setting Fitness Goals

Do you? Want a more energized lifestyle? Need help finding time to be active? Want to get started with little or no expense? If you answered yes to any of these questions then there’s a fair to good chance you would benefit from our Fit-in 15 online tool. Fifteen minutes a day can be the

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