Wellness Blog

The Bio Tune Up: Natural Ways to Increase Metabolism for Weight Loss

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

July 21, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - The Bio Tune Up: Natural Ways to Increase Metabolism for Weight Loss

There’s that age old expression, ‘time waits for no man.’ Not only is it especially true, but it really might be more appropriately phrased as ‘time waits for no one’ as the inevitability of the passing of time applies equally to either gender. When it comes to your physiology, you’ll hear people lament about the ‘ravages’ of time as we all see ourselves drifting further and further away from the prime of our youth.

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Topics: Diet, Fitness, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Body, aging

The Mental Side to Sport Training Recovery

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

July 7, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - The Mental Side to Sport Training Recovery

Anyone who trains for peak performance in a sport or athletic pursuit of any sort will know that recovery is just important as the physical training itself and eating a diet that works for reaching your goals. Rest is commonly understood to be important for recovery. It’s true that letting the body be at rest and getting sufficient quality sleep is a key to growing, improving, and maximizing your output potential. However, there’s another ‘R’ in the equation - relaxation.

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Topics: Fitness, Women's Health, Build Mass, Men's Health, Body, rest, recovery, training

Understanding the ‘Morphs, Metabolisms, and Natural Approaches to Weight Loss

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

June 27, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Understanding the ‘Morphs, Metabolisms, and Natural Approaches to Weight Loss

Every human being has a unique physiological makeup, and when it comes to your propensity to gain body weight there’s a direct relation to two specific aspects of that – your body type, and your metabolism. Your body type is genetically inherited, of course, and you’ll have it through the entirety of your life. Your metabolic rate, however, is the real variable in the equation here and the way it becomes impeded by factors related to age (not age itself – a very important distinction there) can be significantly problematic dependent on your body type.

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Topics: Fitness, Weight Loss, Body, supplementation

Resist Reactions: Diet & Supplementation Choices to Curb Inflammation

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

May 23, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Resist Reactions: Diet & Supplementation Choices to Curb Inflammation

Our immune and lymphatic systems can be the source of great displeasure and distress for the body, but they’re at or near the top of the list in as far as being indispensable to our overall health. Long story short, you really wouldn’t want to do without them, even if you could. When it comes to their role in inflammation, it’s really just a negative instance of a process that is wholly beneficial for the body the vast majority of the time.

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Topics: Fitness, Body, Joint Pain, training

Be the Exception: Ensuring Your Body Doesn’t Age Faster Than You Do

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

May 16, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Be the Exception: Ensuring Your Body Doesn’t Age Faster Than You Do

It has got to be one of the most common complaints, and one that’s heard from generation after generation as they ‘get on’ in life; the heart’s saying yes, but the body’s saying no. The reality is – whether we like it or not – oftentimes you need to have both those parts of the equation on board the yes train if you’re going to continue doing everything that you love to do as you get older.

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Topics: Fitness, Women's Health, Men's Health, Body, Cardiovascular Health, training

Be Like Gordie: Being Active & Then Some Well Past 60

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

May 12, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Be Like Gordie: Being Active & Then Some Well Past 60 Some of you may have never heard of Mr. Hockey. Even if that’s true, you’ll almost certainly think similarly that if he was in fact Mr. ‘Hockey’, then he  must  have come from Canada. Well, Gordie Howe most certainly did come from the country that is - and always will be - the world’s premier ice hockey powerhouse. He hailed from the hockey hotbed of Saskatchewan, and what made him especially noteworthy in addition to his immense skill was the fact that he played his final game of professional hockey in 1980 at the age of 52.
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Topics: Fitness, Body, Joint Pain, training

Green Superfoods for Peak Athletic Performance

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

April 14, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Green Superfoods for Peak Athletic Performance

It’s not only the professional athletes who train for peak performance. There are many amateur athletes and recreational sports enthusiasts who also go through the struggle of breaking through the ceiling of what they’re physically capable of when their body is pushed to the max. There’s of course a whole host of factors that play into making those gains, but nutritional supplementation is definitely a primary consideration among them.

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Topics: Vitamins and Minerals, Diet, Fitness, Build Mass, Cardiovascular Health, recovery

6 Bodybuilding Tips To Get Past A Training Plateau

Posted by Trevor Lau

September 23, 2016 at 6:48 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - 6 Bodybuilding Tips To Get Past A Training Plateau

Hard work and preservation are two pillars of muscle growth but sometimes your determination isn’t enough to push you over the top. Here are some areas of your workout that may need some improvement to keep your muscle mass growing.

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Topics: Fitness, Body

4 Ways Fitness Trackers Make You Healthier

Posted by Trevor Lau

August 30, 2016 at 9:24 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - 4 Ways Fitness Trackers Make You Healthier

Isn’t a FitBit just a glorified pedometer? The short answer is no.

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Topics: Diet, Fitness, Body

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running

Posted by Trevor Lau

June 21, 2016 at 5:56 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - 8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running

The importance of regular exercise are well-documented – benefits include maintaining a healthy weight, elevated energy levels, disease prevention, and a enhancing your mood. Many people turn to running as their chosen form of exercise because it seems easy to pick up.  Being aware of these eight common mistakes would have helped my fitness when I started running.

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Topics: Fitness, Wellness, Body

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