How Often Should You Wash Your Yoga Mat? (Because It’s Been a While…)

Published on February 22, 2020

Remove dirt, stains and bacteria from your yoga mat with a few simple cleaning tips….

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Should You Work Out When You’re Sick?

Published on February 7, 2020

How to know if exercising is safe or if it’s risky when you’re battling a…

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5 Wellness Apps to Help You Stay Healthy and Happy in 2020

Published on January 28, 2020

Maintaining a balanced lifestyle can be a big task without a little support. Luckily, the…

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How to Build and Stick With Positive Habits

Published on January 14, 2020

Strategies for creating healthy habits to eat better and exercise more. Every year, goals surrounding…

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Healthy New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Achieve

Published on December 28, 2019

Simple and attainable new year’s resolutions for healthier and happier living. Setting a new year’s…

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9 Signs of a Great Personal Trainer

Published on December 13, 2019

Simple things to look for to find a great personal trainer. Working with a personal…

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The 10 Best TED Talks for Health and Fitness

Published on November 11, 2019

TED Talks are a fantastic source of insight into the cutting-edge research that’s being done…

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Safety, Benefits and Guidelines for Exercising During Pregnancy

Published on October 24, 2019

It’s not uncommon for expecting mothers to feel some hesitancy when it comes to pairing exercise and pregnancy.

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Exercise and Spot Reduction: The Myth vs. Reality

Published on September 26, 2019

The truth behind muscle tone and how to effectively achieve it. What is spot reduction?…

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5 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise That Will Inspire You To Get Moving Now

Published on September 17, 2019

Great reasons to exercise that have nothing to do with weight loss. It’s really no…

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Practical Tips to Help You Start Working Out

Published on August 20, 2019

How to create a successful workout program when you’re starting to exercise. Whether you’re new…

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10 Ways To Stay Active This Summer in Vancouver

Published on August 8, 2019

After all the rain we endure throughout the rest of the year, the sunny summer…

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Choosing a Foam Roller That’s Right For Your Body

Published on June 7, 2019

Work out that muscle tightness by choosing a foam roller with the density, texture and…

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Core Strength and the Transverse Abdominis (TVA) Muscle

Published on May 16, 2019

The importance of strengthening your body’s natural corset. The transverse abdominis muscle (TVA) is just…

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Train the Trainer Event Recap

Published on April 29, 2019

To kick off the lead-up to Mental Health Week, Alive & Well hosted an evening of…

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Postpartum Exercise: How to Start Working Out After Giving Birth

Published on March 24, 2019

Starting a postpartum exercise routine can be extremely beneficial in helping your body recover after…

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Gym Gear 101: Choosing the Right Running Shoes For Your Foot Type

Published on March 10, 2019

4 simple steps to get you into the proper sneakers. Finding the shoe that’s right…

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Personal Trainer Prices: How Much is My Fitness Going to Cost?

Published on February 19, 2019

“What is the cost of a personal trainer?” This is always a big question for…

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