Month: November 2014

How To Warm Up Properly To Prevent Injury

How To Warm Up Properly To Prevent Injury Personal trainer John Peel is back at Total Gym Pulse here to show us how to warm up properly to prevent injury before exercise using The Total Gym home exercise machine. Warming up before any type of exercise is important for many reasons. First, proper warm up …

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Smoothies for A Healthy Lifestyle

Best Tasting Smoothie Recipes As a naturopath and personal trainer, I know my clients will never achieve the results they are looking for without a diet that contains the necessary nutrients for lots of energy and a strong immune system. This comes from eating whole foods, something most people do not get enough of. Two-thirds …

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Increasing Lactose Intolerance Rates and Dairy-Free Options

Why Lactose Intolerance is Increasing What is Lactose Intolerance? Lactose is the natural sugar found in milk. Lactose intolerance is caused by not having enough of the enzyme lactase in your gut to digest this milk sugar; this is different than a cow’s milk or diary milk allergy, although some of the symptoms can be …

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The Effects of Stress and Exercise

Stress-Busting Cardio Workout The weather is changing, schedules are tight, happy hours and holiday festivities tend to keep you busy. Not to mention you may be running around the your kids with to all of their extra sports and activities! This can be quite stressful and make it difficult to find time for yourself! So …

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A Quick Morning Workout With All Day Benefits

5-Minute Morning Workout My five-minute morning workout is invigorating and you can do it anywhere. I’ve combined some of the best exercises from Pilates, yoga and resistance training. Do this quick workout routine every day and you will reap the following benefits: 1. It strengthens and stretches the major muscles of the body. 2. It …

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