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Member Lynne Spence Runs for Her Life

“I’ve never felt stronger, and the annual health assessment at the Centre has helped quantify my success and keep the encouragement going for continuous improvement to my health”.

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Gluteal Amnesia – Is It Affecting Your Golf Swing?

Golf may not be a vigorous aerobic workout, however it is not a game for the ‘un-fit’ individual. Golf requires a great deal of flexibility, coordination, strength and balance

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Exercising Cancer

For those who have been diagnosed with cancer, what role does exercise play in recovery & survivorship thereafter? Research points to positive effects.

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Looking for a Healthy Heart? Start With Your Brain!

Important components of both a brain and a heart health program are exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management and sleep.

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Interval Training Exercise for Heart Health

What’s the best type of exercise to accomplish a stronger and healthier heart? Is one form of aerobic exercise better than another?

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Lifestyle Lessons: Blood Pressure and your Heart

One of the cheapest and most effective ways to strengthen the heart muscle and improve blood flow throughout the body is through regular exercise.

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Getting “FITT”- Try These 4 Healthy Heart Exercise Tips

Physical inactivity is a risk factor for heart disease. The FITT Principle is a set of rules that can help you maximize the heart healthy benefits you receive from exercise.

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The Dangers of High-Normal Blood Pressure (Prehypertension)

Prehypertension is the precursor to a hypertension diagnosis. As prehypertension does not cause any symptoms, the only way to detect prehypertension is to keep track of your blood pressure readings.

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Protecting Your Heart From Emotional Pain

Emotional pain tends to worsen when those painful, traumatic events are replayed and relived, and becomes crippling when they affect mood, relationships or professional life.