If losing weight was easy then 60% of Canadian adults would not be overweight or obese. Are you ready to make a change, or support a friend or family member who is ready to lose some extra weight? This seminar will teach you how to lose weight in a healthy, safe manner for lifelong results.
Now is the time to make a change and put a stop to poor eating habits. Learn how good nutrition can help you achieve optimal work and life performance. This seminar will teach you how to avoid the perils of substandard nutrition.
Healthy eating and good nutrition does not have to be complicated in order to be effective. This seminar focuses on the Top 10 nutrition practices that that can be adapted to your lifestyle and enable you to see favourable results.
Restaurants are everywhere, and many of us spend a significant percentage of our food dollar eating outside of the home. Finding tasty and healthy choices may be easier than you think. Learn how to make nutritious food choices when eating out.
Have you ever wondered what to buy at the grocery store? Are you overwhelmed by the choice or just simply in a habit of buying the same things week after week? How do you know if you are getting the most of the food you purchase? Are you getting the nutrients you need or do you need a nutrition supplement? What's in Your Basket is an informative and interactive presentation which gives you answers to these important questions. Using the information you take away, you will know how to plan a delicious and health conscious menu. Take the guess work out of your selections the next time you are in the grocery store.
Good fats, bad fats... what are they and how do they affect your heart and overall health? This presentation will explore the differences between the various types of fats and teach you how to use this knowledge for your own well being.
Our busy lives make it difficult to get nutritious healthy meals on the table. This presentation will teach you easy ways and important tips to menu planning for balanced and nutritious meals.
Sugar, saturated fat, unsaturated fat, triglycerides, protein... the list goes on and on. What do the numbers, percentages and the order of ingredients on food packaging indicate? Learn how to interpret the information on food labels and finally know what it all means.
Children and adults need good nutrition to fuel their bodies for optimal health and performance. This seminar will assist you in making the most nutritious choices for the entire family using simple yet effective strategies for menu planning and meal preparation.
This seminar is geared toward the shift worker. Learn how to optimize your nutritional practices to keep your energy level at a peak thus increasing alertness, safety on the job, as well as enhancing your ability to stay healthy and work proficiently.
Calling all runners! Optimal nutrition will help you achieve your race goals whether your focus is to complete the race or achieve your personal best. This sport nutrition seminar will benefit both the experienced racer and those who are new to the trails. The importance of proper nutrition for athletes cannot be emphasized enough!
Healthy kids... do they eat the red ones last? Do big gulps make them hyper? This session will begin by asking questions about the longevity of the benefits of physical activity within the broad
context of environment. The answers will identify the concurrent relationships between physical activity, recreational interactions and academic performance. "Betch ya, can't eat just one!
TrymGym is getting personal and it's all about YOU ! The focus of the TrymGym program is on three core components; Nutrition Education, Physical Activity and Behaviour Change. Over the eight weeks of the program, you will exercise twice a week and once per week attend an education session. The exercise sessions are small group personal training sessions, led by Personal Trainers, who are Kinesiologists with advanced certification through the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology. Each class will have two Personal Trainers, one of which is a lead trainer. The lead trainer will also be teaching the behaviour change components of the education sessions. A Registered Dietician will be working with you to develop individual guidelines to healthy eating as well as delivering the nutrition information in the education sessions. This program can be custom fit to suit your company and offered on site.
This 8 week program offers 2 components, Nutrition and Behaviour Change geared towards weight loss. A Registered Dietician will be working with you to develop individual guidelines to healthy eating as well as delivering the nutrition information in the sessions. Specific behaviour adaptations will also be taught to ensure lifestyle is changed for successful long term weight loss. This program can be custom fit to suit your company and offered on site.
It has different rhythm. This seminar is geared towards women and looks at how to prevent heart disease along with the risk factors associated with it.
A closet look @ Osteoporosis. This condition affects women as they age, learn how to prevent osteoporosis and know the signs to look for before it happens. Learn the importance of strengthening your bones and protecting them in order to reduce your risk of developing osteoporosis.
A little something to get you motivated. Yes, fitness can be as simple as putting on a good pair of walking shoes and heading out your front door. Learn how to get the most out of walking in order to obtain and then increase your fitness level.
Three toed sloths live in the rain forest. Humans are five toed and live in urban or suburban jungles. Sloths can only move 6 feet a minute, but humans can easily do 10,000 steps a day. Let's explore the in's and out's of energy expenditure and learn the benefits of this.
Have you ever found yourself walking into a room and forgetting why
you were there? Do you have trouble remembering passwords, important
dates or where you put your keys? This workshop will look at various
factors that impact our memory as well as strategies for improving your
Stressed Out? You’re not alone. Stress is one of the most common complaints we hear about today. This workshop is designed to help you understand what stress is, identify the stressors in your life and how they affect you and introduce skills and strategies to make you ‘stress hardy’.
Learn how to bring fitness and nutrition into your life, create a support network that will keep you and the people around you happy and healthy, relieve the body’s stress responses in moments and prevent and treat back and neck pain.
It is mid afternoon....are you finding yourself slouching in your chair? Desperately rubbing your neck muscles for some tension relief? Sitting at a desk day in and day out takes a toll on your body. This presentation will include a variety of ways to decrease your stress at work by learning how to stretch all your major muscles groups - right at your desk! Learn which muscles and joints are stressed when in the seated position for extended periods and the proper technique involved in stretching and how to improve your overall posture and flexibility. This discussion will also include tips on healthy ergonomics - how to align your body properly at your desk to minimize sore muscles and poor posture. Putting the techniques learned in this seminar to use will help you make the most out of your work day!
Finding the time to exercise is difficult but not impossible. This workshop will show you how to efficiently and effectively apply the information learned to adapt a plan to incorporate physical activity into your life. No more excuses, now is the time fit exercise into your life.
These popular 45 minute Nature walks are a refreshing, relaxing way for your staff to take time out and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors. "Nurtured by Nature" walks offer a great healthy workplace opportunity at your staff's convenience. In addition to boosting productivity and encouraging healthy living, your company will be seen as a leading provider of a unique healthy work place program.
The question, what is the fountain of youth??? The answer, lean body mass and muscle tone. Get muscle balance and strength without lifting weights or joining a gym. A variety of exercises using your body weight and gravity to achieve results will be taught in this seminar. Achieve results quickly and efficiently with skills learned in this presentation.
Are you bored with your exercise routine or not seeing the results you would like? It may be time to adjust your fitness program. Let this workshop assist in changing your workout routine and begin to see the results you want.
Learn how to exercise safely and effectively with little or no equipment at home or in the office and achieve the greatest results in a minimal amount of time. As well, learn how to balance your muscles and joints properly and improve tone and definition while increasing strength and energy.
Learn an advanced exercise program you can do at home or at the gym to improve strength, endurance and power in any sports or for overall health.
Take your strength, cardio and flexibility to new levels, learn cutting edge techniques to improve your fitness and burn more calories every workout, without plateaus or boredom.
Running technique, postural cues, and strength training techniques are carefully explained.
Learn strategies and develop personal techniques to create incredible motivation that carries you through everyday. Learn how to plan for success in your fitness and nutrition goals, while having fun!
Learn how to incorporate positive changes without adding stress to busy lifestyles to increase energy and health.
Whether the injuries are starting to crop up more often or you want to prevent injuries in the future. This seminar will discuss a biomechanical approach to prevent and rehabilitate running-related injuries based on the latest scientific research.
One of these is similar to a turtle, one is like a princess, and one is almost blind, but their all capable of being smooth movers! This session will be a compilation of moving tips and the goal is to help you run, walk, dance and expend energy hassle free! Oh... and we might have a bit of fun doing it.
Shift Work and Lifestyle
Shift work can place added stress on individuals. This seminar will look at good vs. bad stress and how the body is affected. Coping mechanisms will be learned in order to deal with added stress. We will also discuss active living, what this means as well as the benefits of an active lifestyle in order to counter balance the effects of shift work.
Shift Work and Nutrition
Employees whose jobs involve shift work need a different strategy in order to balance nutrition. Such as the timing of meals and being in tune to the quantity of food needed for everyday, physical training and the night shift. We will look at shift work as it relates to: circadian rhythms, health risks, sleep, alertness/fatigue and food choices and timing. Tips on menu planning, shopping tips and strategies to help eating out will also be discussed.