Be Sun-Savvy: 5 Tips for Family Sun Protection

Written by Yuki Hayashi 2 min read With the bloom of magnolia trees it’s hard to imagine we were wearing three layers just a few months ago. Now that we’re finally basking in warm springtime temps, it’s time to get sun savvy. As spring segues into summer, the great outdoors beckon. Here are 5 ways … Continue reading Be Sun-Savvy: 5 Tips for Family Sun Protection

Building Muscles with Resistance Training

Written by Leila Dale/Brannavy Jeyasundaram 3 min read I have thick curly hair and while it can be glamorous, it takes some serious muscle to detangle it. The other day, when I was running a comb through my locks I had to take a 5-minute pause because of the burn in my upper-arm. It was … Continue reading Building Muscles with Resistance Training

Marathon Training for Beginners

Written by Yuki Hayashi 2 min read 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 running lifestyle. An article on the world’s most scenic marathons got me hooked on the idea of attempting … Continue reading Marathon Training for Beginners

7 Ways to Stay Strong and Healthy as We Age

Written by Team Optimity 2 min read Fact: Canadians are living longer than ever before. Another fact: Older people are still experiencing age-related health complications at a similar age of onset as the previous generation. Lesser-known truth: While people are living longer, they are living longer with underlying health complications.  The health problems older people … Continue reading 7 Ways to Stay Strong and Healthy as We Age