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Should I Try CrossFit in Halifax?

Should I Try CrossFit in Halifax?

People who have come into OnSide in Halifax have told us they hummed and hawed over questions like this for literally years. Should I try CrossFit? Is CrossFit right for me? Am I in good enough shape to do CrossFit? If you've known someone who does...

Building strength and avoiding plateaus

Building strength and avoiding plateaus

There's no getting around the need for resistance training. Though there is a way to get around hitting plateaus in your fitness program. Lifting is critical to maintaining physical health. It becomes even more important as we age. One of the...

How Fitness expands your life

How Fitness expands your life

Fitness is a must for living life to the fullest. It's good for your body, mind and soul. Typically when people think of exercise, they think about extending their life. It's a perspective thats rooted in longevity, but the perspective of living a...

Diet Red Flags: How To Spot a Fad Diet

Diet Red Flags: How To Spot a Fad Diet

It’s the start of a new year, and yet again we’re bombarded with all the latest and “greatest” weight loss trends promising quick and easy results. While some of these plans may help you lose weight in the short term, they’re not sustainable and...

Follow These 4 Steps to Succeed With A Fitness Resolution

Follow These 4 Steps to Succeed With A Fitness Resolution

If you've set a goal of getting in shape or losing weight in 2023, you are not alone!Fitness resolutions and weight-loss resolutions are some of the most common New Years Resolutions that people set for themselves. Though, as you probably know,...

Trying To lose Weight? Drop The Scale.

Trying To lose Weight? Drop The Scale.

Focusing on the scale as your only measure of success when it comes to weight loss is not the most effective path. Although checking your progress with a scale is important, it should not be the only measure of your progress. You can make great...

5 Foods That Will Lower Your Blood Pressure

5 Foods That Will Lower Your Blood Pressure

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is important for everyone, but it becomes especially important as you age. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can increase your risk of heart disease, stroke, and other health problems. While...