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  • Longboat Island 10k on September 13th, 2015 - 44.13, 3rd in age category, 7/371 women!
    12/11/2015 - 01:02

    For those of you who do not know me, my name is Jennifer and I have been director of Lifeline Personal Training and Post Rehabilitation Services for the...

  • Here I am at the Scotiabank Waterfront Half Marathon  two years ago, running by my husband and kids!
    12/09/2015 - 01:20

    As I navigate the stresses and joys of raising three children and running a business, I realize over and over how difficult it would be to cope without my...

  • 12/08/2015 - 01:22
    For many years we have been told that mental-training games like Sudoku and memory exercises are critical for maintaining brain function as we age. ...
  • 12/07/2015 - 01:38

    From IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 11, Number 9: Studies have shown that students who are physically active tend to test better academically....

  • 12/04/2015 - 01:32

    For those of you who do not know me, my name is Jennifer and I have been director of Lifeline Personal Training for the past 19 years.  I provide in-home...

  • Add weight training to prevent Type 2 diabetes
    12/03/2015 - 01:00

    A study in the Archives of Internal Medicine from 2012 has reported that men who regularly lift weights may reduce their risk of developing type 2...

  • 12/01/2015 - 01:00

    I do not say this lightly – the benefits of resistance training (also know as weight- or strength-training) are so extensive, and so well-established, that...

  • Excessive sitting is an independent risk factor for many lifestyle diseases and early death
    11/30/2015 - 01:00

    Most of us are familiar with the benefits of physical activity.  A reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, low back pain,...

  • 11/25/2015 - 01:44

    The mechanism that causes high-performance athletes to "feel the burn" turns out to be the culprit in what makes people with chronic fatigue syndrome feel...

  • Discontinuous exercise - multiple shorter sessions instead of one longer one - leads to better control of blood pressure
    11/24/2015 - 01:00

    The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that adults exercise for at least 150 minutes per week to maintain good health. The organization supports...

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