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5 Stretches You Can Do at Your Office

Vous savez peut-être que l’activité physique, les étirements et le mouvement permettent de mieux gérer le stress, de mieux dormir et d’améliorer la santé et la qualité de vie en général. Il arrive parfois qu’on n’ait pas le temps de faire régulièrement de l’exercice.   Nous vous proposons alors une série de 5 étirements à faire, […]

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Moving in Water: Minimum Effort for Maximum Gain

Exercising in water is for everyone of any age, even those who can’t swim. Whether you’re an athlete or overweight, in shape or in recovery, water aerobics and stretching in warm water is for you. Training in water is great for your cardiovascular and muscular systems. It can reduce swelling, neck and lower back pain, […]

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Six Outdoor Exercises

Take advantage of the beautiful days to train outside! We’ve come up with a series of simple exercises for you to do on your next walk. You won’t need any equipment, just use what you find on the way. Bench dips Lateral squat walk  Starting position, half squat Bend your knees, pushing your butt back […]

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Five Easy Exercises : Your Gym at Home

One of our Spa Eastman Kinesiologists, Philippe Viger, has designed a series of five sequential exercises, that can be done in the comfort of your own home.  The 30-minute workout has many benefits. It will improve your muscle tone, help you to manage your weight and lower your blood pressure (among other things). You can […]

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Training

If your run makes you feel too hot and it is only 7h00 am we have a problem. There is something missing either before you go running or while you are running. Here are a few simple things to try before quitting running in the summer:DRINK WATER! Newsflash! (The ACSM (Amercian College of Sports Medicine) […]

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Yoga: An Art of Living

Hello everyone! Let me introduce myself as this is my first participation to this blog. I have been teaching yoga for many years, and giving classes and workshops at Spa Eastman for 4 years now. And it is a real privilege for me to practice yoga as a philosophy of life in such an inspiring environment. […]

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Quick Tip – From our Fitness Team

During your day at work, take time for a real break: for instance, stop a few minutes, close your eyes and breath slowly. It will help you increase your concentration and decrease your stress! Sarah & Bruno-Pierre Fitness/Kine Team

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Tip from our Fitness Team!

This fall, make sure you always have a pair of walking shoes in your car. As soon as you get an opportunity, put them on and enjoy the invigorating pleasures of a walk in automn leaves! Take advantage of this pause to breathe deeply and look up in the trees. You’ll feel totally renewed! Sarah & Bruno-Pierre From […]

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Let's move – Fitness Training

I am thrilled to start this series of posts on fitness. Following Lucie’s efforts to get back in shape will give me the opportunity to share good tips with you on “why” and “how” should we try to stay fit. Before we start Let’s say it clearly: having an inactive lifestyle has just the same […]

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Motivation to respect your work-out program

The main challenge we face, when starting some kind of a training program, is to stick to it after the first enthousiasm vanishes. Because it does… With a bit of luck, the enthousiasm will last for at least 3 to 4 weeks, which should be enough to get addicted to the boost of energy and pleasure […]