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Carrot Rewards Healthy & Happy Through Exercise
Your Body
September 23, 2018

Healthy And Happy Through Exercise

If physical activity were easy, everyone would do it. And let’s face facts: Physical activity sometimes gets a bad rap. It’s too hard… it hurts my joints… I would start,…
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Carrot Rewards Three Stress Busters…That Really Work!
Your Mind
September 12, 2018

Three Stress Busters…That Really Work!

Earlier this week, I blogged about three common stress reduction techniques – clearing your mind, clearing your space, and harnessing the power of laughter – that have been proven to…
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Carrot Rewards Take A Hike! Tips And Trail Ideas For Your Neck Of The Woods
Your Body
August 20, 2018

Take A Hike! Tips And Trail Ideas For Your Neck Of The Woods

One of my favourite summer activities is to pack a bag and hit the hiking trails. Hiking is a great form of physical activity for your heart, lungs, legs, and…
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Carrot Rewards Get Active Outdoors This Summer
Your Body
July 8, 2018

Get Active Outdoors This Summer

Moving your workout outside this summer may increase the amount of physical activity you do, without you even realizing it! Research has shown that people who exercise outdoors did significantly…
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Carrot Rewards Camping 101: Five Hazards to Avoid!
Your Body
July 2, 2018

Camping 101: Five Hazards to Avoid!

When it comes to good old-fashioned summer fun, camping sits at the top of many Canadians’ lists. There’s nothing like escaping to the great outdoors, far from civilization, spending days…
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Carrot Rewards Healthy Ageing Means Keeping Fit
Your Future
June 22, 2018

Healthy Ageing Means Keeping Fit

We’ve all heard how Canadians are living longer than ever before, but here’s an ageing-related fact that surprised me: Older people are still experiencing age-related health complications, like chronic disease…
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Carrot Rewards Think OUTSIDE The Box: Family Friendly Outdoor Activity Ideas
Your Body
May 27, 2018

Think OUTSIDE The Box: Family Friendly Outdoor Activity Ideas

"Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are dirt." — John Muir Spring is here and it’s time to GET OUTSIDE! After a long…
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Carrot Rewards Marathon Training for Beginners
Your Body
May 2, 2018

Marathon Training for Beginners

I surprised myself the day I decided to run a marathon. It was 2012, and all I can say is: Runner’s World magazine does a darn good job promoting the…
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Your Body
February 22, 2018

Rate your physical activity: are you working out hard enough?

I have been asked many times over the past few years if fitness trackers or heart rate monitors are needed to tell if you’re exercising “hard enough.” My answer is…
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