Fitness

Research Updates: The Latest and Greatest on Collagen

Here at the center for Better Bones, we try to keep up with the latest research and developments on all of our favorite nutrients. Today, we are going to report on two exciting studies...

Yoga for diabetes: 3 asanas that will help keep your blood sugar levels under...

Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. This happens because your body is either unable to use the hormone insulin properly or your pancreas does not produce enough of...

Beat stress with the right foods during the times of COVID-19

Stress is a part and parcel of modern life. The current COVID-19 pandemic is not helping, and experts say that stress levels have increased significantly since the start of the global health...

Review decision that leaves cricket stumped | Brief letters

Re your report (England and Wales cricket clubs face ‘lost summer’ amid lockdown, 24 June), basketball is a contact sport, played indoors with a ball frequently handled by players. Cricket is played outside, physically...

Walk your way to healthy blood pressure levels

Hypertension is a global health problem that is increasing by the day. Many people today suffer from this condition at a younger age. This may be due to the stress of modern...

13 reasons to eat walnuts every day!

Walnuts are one of the most nutritious food that you can add to your diet. It contains healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Rich in antioxidants, it is also a rich source...

Some Canadian gyms quick to drop CrossFit brand after controversial comments by former CEO

Darren Thornton is in the process of researching new names to rebrand CrossFit Defy, the gym he co-owns with his wife Michelle in Toronto’s Leaside neighbourhood. He estimates their 32-foot storefront sign alone will cost...

Best yoga asanas to deal with thyroid disorders

Thyroid disorders are quite common today. This is a medical condition that affects the function of the thyroid gland. It happens when your thyroid gland either produces too much of the thyroxine...

Working out at home? Here’s how to avoid an injury

Many Canadians have turned their homes into offices, classrooms and gyms during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more fitness studios leading virtual classes, working out at home has arguably never been easier. But it doesn’t mean...

Do gym closures mean muscle loss? How to hit your strength goals at home

Weeks deep into stay-at-home measures, many of us are missing our regular gym sessions and workout classes.Gyms, which were ordered to close to help curb the spread of COVID-19, are full of professional equipment...
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