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When we think about soups, one of the things that usually come to mind is HEALTHY. But not all soups are created equal. That delicious bowl of decadent creamy soup you savoured in your favourite restaurant may contain a lot of calories you are not aware of. We're not saying that you should not indulge [...] Read more
The term "fight or flight" is also known as the stress response. It's what the body does as it prepares to confront or avoid danger. When appropriately invoked, the stress response helps us rise to many challenges. But trouble starts when this response is constantly provoked by less momentous, day-to-day events, such as money woes, [...] Read more
Many – perhaps most – people have tried to drop a few pounds at one time or another. But not everyone needs to lose weight. In fact, some people could benefit from gaining weight. About 1.6% of the U.S. population over the age of 20, for instance, is considered underweight, according to the Centers for [...] Read more
At age 18, Kate Badgett was your typical young runner. She clocked about 20 miles a week, usually on the road, and took spin classes and did basic core work to cross-train. However, like other dedicated athletes, she soon experienced a femoral stress fracture, a hairline fracture of the thigh bone. This type of injury [...] Read more
Fitness is an essential component of a healthy and fulfilling life. However, not all fitness habits are created equal. Some practices that are touted as healthy may be doing more harm than good. Whether it's due to misinformation or lack of awareness, these habits can negatively affect your physical health and well-being. In this article [...] Read more
Can’t Do a Box Jump? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You Box jumps appear to be pretty straight forward — just jump up and land gracefully on top of the box. However, if you can't do one, you've realized this activity isn't quite as easy as it might look. Box jumps are a [...] Read more
Strength training is usually associated with building muscle, but if you are doing any sort of long distance running or cycling, you also need to build c onnective tissue strength. Your tendons and ligaments, in particular, are responsible for putting force through your muscles. This movement of force creates an elastic recoil effect known as [...] Read more
“I know you all want to be great. You want to make progress, fast. But always aiming for big gains is a mistake. They’re not going to happen very often. Instead, aim to get one percent better — every single day.” When working toward any goal, we rarely make big leaps overnight. Instead, we should [...] Read more

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