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Partner Highlight: Parks Health Shop

At Parks Health Shop we are passionate about health and wellness. We believe true wellness requires a multi-faceted approach and that prevention is key to living well and aging well. As clients ourselves, we are confident recommending One Up Fitness to our customers. We recognize the multitude of benefits that resistance training provides. Maintaining bone density and muscle mass tops the list as it translates into injury prevention and independence as we age. Increased...

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How to build a healthy brain – Part 4: Stress management

How to build a healthy brain Part 4: Stress Management No matter how great your nutritional habits and exercise regime may be, if you aren’t practice good stress management techniques you will not achieve the health and fitness you are striving for. Un-managed stress will have negative affects on your your nutrition as well as your ability to recover from exercise and activity. It will also negatively impact your quality and quantity of your sleep and this can create a...

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How to build a healthy brain – Part 3: Nutrition

How to build a healthy brain – Part 3: Nutrition In Part 1 we discussed how exercise can affect brain health and in part 2 we looked at the importance of sleep. Continuing our series on brain health we will be looking at a very important factor…nutrition. We decided to reach out to one of our colleagues in the field, Dr. Rosalyn Hayman, to discuss how nutrition affects our brains.   PROTECTING YOUR BRAIN HEALTH WITH NUTRITION Dr Rosalyn Hayman, B.Sc, ND The...

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How to build a healthy brain – Part 2: Sleep

How to build a healthy brain – Part 2: Sleep In my last post I discussed some very interesting and promising evidence supporting the significant ‘brain boosts’ that come from regular exercise and activity. This evidence supports the idea that brain health markers improve when performing semi-regular (one or two sessions per week), intense workouts; and that resistance training is emerging as the preferred method for such training. There also seems to be a...

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Partner Highlight – Summit Spa

Susan Alward – Owner Summit Spa As the owner of The Summit-Skin Care & Hair Removal I know that great skin health is not created by external factors alone. A healthy and fit lifestyle plays a huge part. Owning your own business or any other very busy work/home life means time for fitness can be hard to carve into an over-crammed schedule. I personally love what One Up Fitness has to offer to keep me fit. A total departure from a regular gym. It is private,...

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How to Build a Healthy Brain – Part 1: Exercise

How to build a healthy brain – Part 1: Exercise I believe that there are 4 pillars to building a healthy brain; they are sleep, nutrition, stress management and exercise. Each is equally important and dependent on the success of the other categories to achieve optimal brain function. If one pillar is lagging, it will negatively impact the others. For example, if you sleep really well and have your exercise nailed down, but you still eat fast food and don’t...

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