Airdrie trainer touts outdoor fitness benefits

Amanda Gerla

Did you know that getting active and exercising outdoors has many benefits? Other than the fresh air, natural light, Vitamin D, and the ability to get a nice tan, here are some other reasons why you should be including the outdoors in your fitness program: Now that summer is just around the […]

6 Evidence-Based Benefits of Green Tea

Amanda Gerla

For thousands of years, tea has been used for therapeutic purposes in China and Japan. Oolong, black and green teas originate from the Camellia sinensis plant, but the difference between the teas lies in their preparation methods. Green tea is made by steaming the leaves, pan-frying and drying them.  Green […]

The Benefits of a Healthy Gut Microbiome for Weight Loss

Amanda Gerla

Many aspects of human health, including digestion, metabolism, and immune function, are influenced by the gut microbiome. There is mounting evidence that the gut microbiome plays a role in weight loss and obesity prevention. Don’t underestimate the importance of a healthy gut. Research shows that a healthy gut microbiome is […]