Tag - exercise

No Pain, No Gain?

Disproving the myth that you have to sow in agony to reap benefits from physical activity By Jacqueline Ruck We’ve all heard the phrase, “no pain, no gain,” and many of us have likely applied this old adage to our workout routines. We’ve been programmed to think that if our heart rate isn’t through the roof and our muscles...

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Breathe Easy

Why exercising with asthma is an achievable goal By Jacqueline Ruck As an overwhelming three million Canadians suffer from asthma, it is no surprise that May’s National Asthma Awareness Month is taking centre stage. Asthma is a lung disease that affects the ability to breathe due to inflammation or muscle spasms around your air...

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