As January comes to an end, New Year’s Resolutions start becoming more and more difficult to maintain. All the good intentions you had of creating new habits and change in your life isn’t going as well as you had planned. But why is it so difficult to keep these going?
Warren Reed, Camrose Canadian Lifestyles Contributor
As the season changes to winter, it becomes less and less enticing to go outside to be active. The days have gotten colder, and the shortened hours of daylight make it difficult to find the motivation to keep up with an exercise regime. Along with the mounting stress that comes with the preparation for the holiday season, putting in hours at the gy
With kids going back to school and most organized sports starting up again, I think it’s important to think about the impact that sport specialization can have.
There are lots of different sensations that a person can experience when working out. Unfortunately, for the novice exerciser, those different feelings can all be lumped into one general category: pain.
Personal trainers can be expensive. Gyms can get crowded and will suck money out of your account until you die. Exercise programs only progress if you keep paying for the next series.
Over the past few weeks, I’ve found myself getting into similar conversations with clients, athletes and parents about their training or the training of their kids.
I’m going to start this with a disclaimer: I have no qualifications to give anyone detailed meal plans or nutritional advice. I may not have those certifications, but I can still share my opinions and experiences on the subject.
I know I’m not going to be the only one who has come to the end of the year and made a bunch of grand resolutions for the new year. I’m also not going to be the only person that has either given up or forgotten about those resolutions within weeks. It’s easy to look back on the past and imagine a better you for the future. Whether you’re creating a