The holiday season is the perfect time of year to reward your loved ones who have worked hard and their health and fitness goals in 2017 and prepare them for the weeks to come. Winter months are filled with health challenges and every ounce of kindness and gym socks come in handy!
The first warm days of summer provide an invitation for us to take our vitamin D-deprived selves outdoors and enjoy some rays. Giving into this temptation is not only good for the soul, but it can actually help us achieve our fitness goals.
What type of workouts can truly help with stress and anxiety? Less daylight, a return to rush hour traffic, increased workload, work-life balance challenges…no wonder heading back to work in September has us feeling stressed out! Close to 80% of workers in North America feel stress on the job, and nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress. Thanks to the release of endorphins, the natural opiates that make us feel good; exercise is one of the best ways to reduce stress. Some of need to blow off some steam and would benefit from a high-energy workOUT, while others need to decompress and would