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Nutrition

Partner Highlight: Afishionado Fishmongers

At Afishionado Fishmongers we are passionate about sustainable fish and seafood and the incomparable health benefits it provides. Our soon-to-be launched FiT FiSH subscription program (available for pick up from either one of the OneUp Fitness locations Wednesdays) rounds out your nutritional needs with clean, lean, sustainable protein. OneUp Fitness and Afishionado are the perfect paring to ensure your fitness and nutritional needs are met.  I had the pleasure of working...

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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 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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Exercise, Body Fat & Sugar

Exercise, body fat, and sugar: how these three work together to fuel our busy lives: As a species we took an evolutionary gamble in the early days of our existence. We developed an organ more complex than any other species, our brain. The gamble came from the fact that this amazing organ needed a constant uninterrupted fuel supply in the form of sugar (glucose) in order for it to function to its full potential. More than ten thousand years ago, before we began cultivating...

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The Truth About Exercise

The Truth About Exercise Great documentary. We teach the real objective of exercise and how it can efficiently change your body and improve your quality of life. Looking for a personalized exercise prescription? One that’s effective, convenient, and sustainable? Quick clue: Maintain Your Muscle!

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Creating Headroom

Is your exercise program – or lack thereof – building up or tearing down physiological headroom? How about what you eat? http://www.sebringclinic.com/article.asp?a=31 What do I mean by physiological headroom? I mean the ability to restore organ capacity. I mean stimulating anabolic growth in your body rather than enduring catabolic destruction. I mean cleaning up your diet to reduce chronic inflammation and decrease the likelihood of developing a chronic...

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