Jump! Jump! Join us for Kangoo!

2012-06-12

Have you heard about the new Kangoo craze? Kangoo Jumps footgear are one of the hottest ways to get in shape and get your heart rate up. And you can sample a Kangoo class this week at WFCC: just click here for times and dates. Kangoo footgear was created to be a low-impact alternative to …

What a Night at the SHOW WE CARE Fashion Show and Gala!

2012-06-10

What an incredible night it was! On Thursday, June 7, WFCC members, staff and friends took to the stage at 6 Degrees, one of the hottest clubs in town at the heart of Yonge and Eglinton. Our gorgeous models strutted their stuff, there was food and drink galore (including a stunning dessert table by Georgie …

Go Green!

2012-03-17

This leaf is quickly rising in popularity, and for good reason. Kale is a nutritional powerhouse with tons of cancer-fighting properties, as well as 3g of fiber and 4g of protein per two-cup serving. Also, an exceptional source of health-boosting chlorophyll, calcium, iron, and vitamins A and C! Try it raw in salads, steamed, marinated, …

Are you ready to strut?

2012-02-25

Womens Fitness is now recruiting models for the Show We Care Fashion Show & Gala in support for Womens Cancers and the Wig Salon at Princess Margaret Hospital.  Register on your own or with some girlfriends and make it a night to remember all for a great cause.  Follow this link to find out more …

Add a little Chia

2012-02-17

Compared to flaxseeds (a rich source of omega-3s), chia seeds provide more alpha-linolenic acid (or ALA), a type of omega-3 that fights inflammation. They’re also rich in calcium and pack 11 grams of fiber per ounce. Once eaten, chia seeds swell, forming a gel in your stomach. This slows digestion, making them a filling snack. Unlike …

Pinch of Salt?

2012-02-09

Salt increases blood pressure, boosting your risk of heart disease and stroke. Eat more fruits and vegetables, read nutrition labels and steer clear of products with high sodium content.

Use A Ball!!

2012-01-25

Doing your crunches or sit-ups on a stability ball works more muscle fibers than doing those same reps on the floor because your ab muscles are constantly contracting as you curl forward. On an unsteady surface you use more muscles to help stabilize the body. How to use it: Sit on the center of the …

5 under-the-radar Superfoods

2012-01-14

Sure, you know you should eat more broccoli and blueberries. Try these 5 under-the-radar superfoods to have an even healthier diet http://fitm.ag/sYdZdH

Clean Eating Recipe; Wild Salmon Collard Wraps

2012-01-05

Serves 2 8-10 ounces wild salmon, cut into 6 even strips (roughly 1/2 thick and 4 inches long) 3 large collard greens 2 nori sheets (each sheet cut into 8 rectangles) 1 carrot, thinly sliced 1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced 1 large chunk of ginger, minced 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ cup sesame oil …