February 2012

Post Exercise Nutrition

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on February 22, 2012

post exercise

Glycogen is the body’s first and immediate source of energy!! During exercise, especially high intensity sessions such as ours, your body uses glycogen as its main energy source. It can take a minimum of 20 hours to replenish your glycogen stores after a exercise session and up to a max of 24-48 hours to fully […]

Pre-Exercise Nutrition

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on February 22, 2012

Healthy Food

To help you prepare for your new or current training schedule I have provided you with some pre-exercise nutrition advice! It is very important that you ensure your body is fueled and adequately hydrated before your classes as this will ensure better results and a more successful workout! I know with busy schedules
 it can […]

Ginger

by Janet Gamble on February 6, 2012 · 1 comment

Ginger

Ginger Ginger has long been seen as a traditional folk medicine, but recent research suggests that there is a scientific basis for ginger’s effects. Nausea/Motion Sickness: sipping flat ginger ale or sucking candied ginger may help to calm spells of nausea due to morning sickness, motion sickness, food poisoning, gastroenteritis, or cancer chemotherapy.
Pain: ginger contains […]

How to choose the right Fitness and Nutrition Professional

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on February 5, 2012 · 1 comment

Choosing the right Fitness professional When looking for a fitness professional, look for a certified trainer. ALWAYS ask your trainer what certification they have! Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) is considered one of the highest levels of certification in the industry next to someone who has obtained another form of certification with a Masters […]