Category Archive for "Success Stories and Testimonials"

Taking control of her life

  In March 2014, Karen Benell said a final farewell to her mother. It’s the kind of watershed moment that can make…

Routine, accountability: The keys to making fitness work in any schedule

It isn’t always easy to fit the right type of exercise into your schedule that’s best suited for your age, needs and…

She’s down two sizes, and well on her way to three

Danielle Beauregard is no stranger to physical work. She runs a hobby farm and used to compete in horse events such as…

What a difference a few months can make in your fitness

When we first met Sarah, her overall quality of life was suffering from a grueling red-eye schedule, poor nutrition and lack of…

The fitness version of couple’s therapy

Graham had been an active long-distance swimmer, SCUBA diver and marathoner. He had even participated in the most northern marathon in the…

Fitness mom having what it takes to keep up with 4 kids

But the results speak for themselves. After months of effort, working out three to five times a week, she has the strength…

Finding your inner warrior, at any age

The incident was a wake up call. He started walking to work the next day and hasn’t stopped. “It felt really good,”…

Even a health fanatic needs help to stay strong and fit

Since 1996, Claire has run Ottawa kitchen and dining ware shop Ma Cuisine. But being a busy and successful entrepreneur hasn’t come…

Getting a grip on food and fitness

In fact, a recent study from the University of Montreal suggests that physical exercise during pregnancy has other benefits. The babies of…

Happy to be half the man he was

In his humble opinion, too many medical professionals take the recommendations of Canada’s Food Guide as gospel, despite the fact that the…

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