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The Mighty Kale Smoothie

By Urban Athlete | Jul 14, 2018

Studies have shown that strength training changes not only the body composition, but is also very beneficial for improving hormone production and reducing inflammation.

Summer Strength Training

By Urban Athlete | Jul 14, 2018

Studies have shown that strength training changes not only the body composition, but is also very beneficial for improving hormone production and reducing inflammation.

Is there a recipe for success?

By Wendy Peterson | Mar 3, 2018

What is your recipe for success when it comes to your fitness goals? I have always admired those who have the drive to complete their fitness goals on their own, but it’s too rare. Being a Personal Trainer who works with a Personal Trainer, I know first hand we all go through changes, get stuck …

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Protein Waffles

By Urban Athlete | Jan 12, 2018

Gluten free, paleo friendly waffles that taste great and pack a protein punch! Waffles.  What’s not to love about them.  My love affair with waffles started early and is one of the only food favorites that survived from my childhood through to adulthood.  They were a highly coveted (though sadly infrequent) offering in my house …

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Pillars of Health

By Urban Athlete | Jan 12, 2018

With the new year in full swing, many people have already started to make new year’s resolutions. The top resolutions are based around health and fitness goals of eating healthier, losing weight, and exercising more often …

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Urban Athlete | Dec 1, 2017

Who doesn’t love delicious chocolate chip cookies straight from the oven? By far, this is my favourite chocolate chip cookie recipe that you gotta try! These cookies are gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free.

Mindful Eating for a Healthier Lifestyle

By Urban Athlete | Nov 17, 2017

As the pace of our lives speed up, so can the pace at which we consume food. Our hectic schedules can have us eating on the go while also engaging in conversations or texting and emailing on our phones. At times it may even feel like there’s simply not enough time to stop and enjoy a meal. With so much going on, it can be easy to shift to auto-pilot when it comes to eating.

Grab the Bell by the Horns

By Wendy Peterson | Mar 31, 2017

Are you looking for motivation?  Something new to try?  Maybe something to help you break through a fitness plateau or add an edge to your game or sport? Did you know that there’s another kind of bell in the gym other than the dumbbell or the barbell? I encourage you to grab a kettlebell off …

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Posterior Chain strength for better race times!

By Shannon Duerr | Feb 3, 2017

Improve your run times and decrease your risk of injury by making posterior chain strength training part of your running regime. As a runner myself I know there’s nothing more frustrating and disappointing than carefully choosing, planning and paying for the race season ahead only to be sidelined with an injury after the first race …

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