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The “Miracle” on York Boulevard

Life has its ups and downs. Nobody knows that more than John Cardillo, the former head of Health Holdings Corporation, which owned a large chain of fitness clubs, and was once listed as one of Canada’s best-managed companies, was extremely successful, and had gyms across Ontario. Yet things didn’t work out the way Cardillo had […]

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Eggs: The Premier Protein Food

Eggs – should you eat a lot of them? Are they actually good for you? Are there benefits to eating eggs with yolks, or egg whites only? Some fitness/nutrition experts and doctors have said that eating egg yolks increases cholesterol levels, so why not only eat egg whites? Or, if you’re worried about cholesterol, maybe egg whites are your best bet. Let’s take a deeper look […]

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The Top 5 Habits for Staying Fit

 Success starts with making a plan and then taking action. Remember the famous quote, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. With fitness and health it comes down to being a master of your domain and building a strong foundation with healthy habits. Make a solid plan and stick to it as best […]

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Achieving Peak Conditioning

    Shedding total body fat is the goal of every bodybuilding competitor. The trick is to get the body to less than 2% bodyfat, while at the same time maintaining  your hard earned muscle size. The problem with many bodybuilders is that they do not take enough time to prepare for a bodybuilding competition. […]

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How Skeletal Muscles Work

  In order to make our skeletal muscles work, we send messages from the brain via nerve impulses through our central nervous system to particular muscle fibres commanding them to contract (shorten by contracting). The nerve endings fire bursts of energy into the fibres. As a result, they contract and pull on our tendons, which […]