Halloween & Sugar Addiction

Halloween & Sugar Addiction

Halloween & Sugar Addiction By Tania Tetrault Vrga Halloween can be tricky for health conscious parents. Call me your friendly neighbourhood Halloween buzzkill, but here’s a reminder that this holiday tradition is a recipe for addiction on a massive scale. Many...
One Simple Nutrition Fix

One Simple Nutrition Fix

One Simple Nutrition Fix by Tania Tetrault Vrga I am an avid proponent of efficiency. In the gym I always choose the most bang for your buck exercises. I have come to realize that this concept also applies to nutrition. I could come up with a quasi-ideal diet of...
Mom Bum

Mom Bum

Mom Bum by Tania Tetrault Vrga On mourning my butt and being a mom… It was so flat. What once was perky and strong had become sad and weak. This was my realization, as I saw my backside in the mirror. Everyone experiences pregnancy and childbirth in their own...
How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything by Tania Tetrault Vrga I met one of the readers of my column at a holiday party recently.  He commented on how he had been injured at the gym, and speculated that someone his age should never train with heavy weights. He...
5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active Over the Summer

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active Over the Summer

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active Over the Summer By: Daniel Billinkoff How do you keep kids active over summer break? Here’s the short answer: Don’t MAKE them exercise. Instead, create opportunities where they WANT to exercise.   Make it fun, make it challenging and...
Eat Real Food To Lose Weight

Eat Real Food To Lose Weight

Eat Real Food To Lose Weight by Tania Tetrault Vrga I am surrounded by people who want to lose weight. I watch as they get excited about a new shake or bar that will magically melt the fat away.  There will be no happy ending to this story. Invariably these people...