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Women’s-only kickboxing-inspired workout facility now open in Kingston

There is a new women’s-only kickboxing-inspired circuit-based workout location in Kingston’s west end. Specially designed for maximum fitness and health results in 30 minute increments, 30 Minute Hit is a great option for busy women who can only find small spaces of time in their schedules to work out. The

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45 and Thrive: HIIT — What it is and why you might consider getting HIIT

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is an exercise practice that has been both in the news, and in the gym, a lot lately.  Although this might seem to be a new type of training, HIIT has in fact been around, in one form or another, for more than 100

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45 & Thrive: Eight guiding principles for robust longevity (Part 2)

  Today’s column completes a two-part series discussing the guiding principles behind the 45 &  Thrive training program designed to optimize wellness for those in mid-life and beyond (Part 1 is available here).   #5: Life beyond middle age need not be a series of physical and health declines. An

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Kingstonist’s Wizard of Paws: Springtime weight loss for pets

  Spring time is finally here! I know what you’re thinking: warm weather, green grass, barbecues, and getting that beach body. But while you’re working on yourself, let’s not forget about our pets. Let’s face it, wintertime isn’t good for dieting. And while you can totally control your own workout

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45 & Thrive: An ‘off’ day

  Today I had the most important session at the gym I have had in weeks. What made it that way? New Personal Records? No. New clients? No. Did I add an innovative new exercise or routine? No. None of these made today special.  What made today so noteworthy was

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45 & Thrive: A guide to robust longevity

Michael wake surfing in the summer of 2018. Welcome to 45 & Thrive, a series of discussions about health, fitness and nutrition for active mature adults. Through this column I hope to convey helpful, thought provoking, and common-sense information for those of us around ‘middle age’ who want to optimize

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