Category Archives: Fitness

Rounded-shoulder remedy


I’ve had bad posture as long as I can remember. My first memory of it being an issue was during a doctor’s appointment when I was 11 or 12. As I sat on the exam table, my family doc told … Continue reading

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How to stop cellulite


Bothered by the appearance of your legs? If so, you’re not alone. It’s estimated 90 per cent of women have cellulite. And while I wrote in the last post that this week I’d also discuss the varicose and spider veins … Continue reading

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5 ways to show your legs some love


Our legs are two of our most hardworking body parts. Yet, beyond bathing, shaving or waxing them, how much do we reward our gams for all the walking, rushing, standing and crossing they do? And while we’re told the legs … Continue reading

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Saying “om” when I want to scream “OMG!”


Last Thursday as my husband was wheeled into the recovery room after having eye surgery in New York City, my cell phone rang. It was my sister calling from Toronto. Not a good sign. She was calling to say our … Continue reading

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How to easily stay fit while travelling


While exercising on the road may be as appealing a prospect as losing luggage, you’ll likely  pay the price later if you don’t. Extra pounds, sluggishness and guilt are part of the burden of slacking off ─ especially after a … Continue reading

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How to tone your arms easily


I’m not naturally muscular, not even close. But when I started working out regularly 15 years ago and doing weights, I found that my arms became toned and defined surprisingly quickly. And, today, while not in the league of Madonna’s … Continue reading

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