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Ghee



Ghee is an oil with a long, and fascinating history, it has been a staple in Indian cooking for centuries. Ghee is a remarkable staple for athletes, especially when combined with additional Omega-3 oils.

Who's Life is it Anyway?


Whose life is it anyway? I often ask myself that same question. Why do we burden ourselves with more than our share of responsibility? No one asked us to do it, no one put a gun to our head and forced us to do it, we volunteered! Why?

Tracy's 3-day Workout Routine



Philosophy: Never use physical exercise as a direct means of mentally managing your body weight (body composition) and especially body fat (adipose tissue). That is best achieved through optimum nutrition. Consume a whole food diet compatible with your genome and learn to manage your intake of macronutrients (fats, carbs and proteins).

Sleep: Restore the Power of Your Body


The vast majority of us tend to push the envelope when it comes to sleep. We stay up late working, watching TV or playing video games. The problem with such common nocturnal habits, is they typically rob the body of the time it needs to cleanse, detoxify, repair and rejuvenate. The end result is chronic sleep debt.

Linda Cusmano Interview




CHI Executive Director Tracy Kaye Holly interviews Fitness Expert Linda Cusmano
TKH: How did you get involved in the fitness field?

Join a Gym! Don't Weight


Whey the Benefits. I can’t begin to tell you what a significant role the gym has been in my life. For 23 years I’ve trotted to the gym, rain or shine, whether I felt like it or not. The presumption of knowing I’ll feel better when it’s over sustains me.

It's a Fulltime Job



Yes folks, good health is a full time job. It’s a 4-letter word; spelled W.O.R.K. Thought is the first level of creation, so be clear and mindful of what you think. You can observe yourself recreate yourself and change what you desire. All life arises out of choice.

Hop, Skip and Jump Start Your Kids


Invest in the stock of exercise and nutrition. In this day and age, it is harder than it may appear to keep kids on track with good nutrition and an active lifestyle. All signs direct us to unhealthy fast convenient ways, to save time and energy. The fact is energy output equals energy input.

Happy New You!



Diamond in the rough. We all face issues of time management at some point or another, but as more and more people deal with working at one or more jobs, fighting long commutes, managing a household and attending school or other training the days, the days often seem to last long into the night.

Ballroom Dancing: Sport, Hobby or Recreation?


As a child growing up in Nelson BC, I remember spending many Sunday afternoons watching old black & white movies of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. As they graced the dance floor with amazing form and splendor, chills would run up my spine as I watched them in awe. Oh, how I wished I too, could dance like that. Well, dreams do come true!

Ballroom Dancing: Old, New, Borrowed & Hot Blooded

Dancing is as old as humanity itself dating back to Neolithic Origin from before 3000 B.C. Written records supplement many pictorial remains in civilizations of Egypt Greece and Rome. The Records speak of a class of professional dancers famous for their artistry, known as pygmy, who were originally imported from Equatorial Africa.

A New Paradigm of Sports Nutrition


Some people still think you take supplements to compensate for a bad diet, but that's old hat. The new paradigm is that you add the finest supplements you can find to the best possible diet you can eat, and then combine that strategy with controlled exercise. The new paradigm of sports nutrition focuses on health, biological age and function.

Cory's Five Day Health & Fitness Workout Routine



Philosophy. Never use physical exercise as a direct means of mentally managing your body weight (body composition) and especially body fat (adipose tissue). That is best achieved through optimum nutrition. Consume a whole food diet compatible with your genome and learn to manage your intake of macronutrients (fats, carbs and proteins).

Cory's Six Day Bodybuilding Workout Routine



Philosophy. Never use physical exercise as a direct means of mentally managing your body weight (body composition) and especially body fat (adipose tissue). That is best achieved through optimum nutrition. Consume a whole food diet compatible with your genome and learn to manage your intake of macronutrients (fats, carbs and proteins).

I Bet You Can't Eat Just One


Student: I have an excellent diet on a daily basis, no “white offenders” such as white flour, white sugar, white rice or white homogenized cow’s milk. However, over the last holiday season I ingested plenty of Christmas Cheer along with main course meals designed especially for the soul, a habit I could easily become accustomed to.

Canadian Natural Health Retailer


CNHR: In your opinion Cory, what is happening with the sports nutrition industry right now? Give us an update into the market both in Canada and the U.S.?

He-Said-She-Said Volume 3




Q: Tracy, I understand the importance of training, but I work full time and my job is very physical. I am also married with 2 school-aged children. What should I do?

He-Said-She-Said Volume 2




Q: Tracy, I walk an average of fifteen miles (20 km) per week. I am very lean, nutrition conscious and follow a complete vitamin program. Why do I need to weight train?

He-Said-She-Said Volume 1




Q: Cory, I overheard a couple of members in the gym talking about something called "cross-training". They both looked really fit. Can you please explain what the term "cross-training" means?

Dressing for Success


Salad dressings and sauces have a long and colourful history, dating back to ancient times. The Chinese have been using soy sauce for 5,000 years; the Babylonians used oil and vinegar for dressing greens nearly 2,000 years ago; and the ever-popular Worcestershire was derived from a sauce used since the days of Caesar.

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