At OnSide, one of out primary focuses is to dispel some of the gimmicky advice out there and replace it with evidence-backed fitness, nutrition and health advice.

We’ve created some resources and published some articles surrounding the stuff that we know best. Give it a read, you’ll be a little healthier because of it!

Each week we publish blog articles, news articles, resources and so much else in the OnSide Resources section.

Our goal is to be able to help our community make the right decisions when it comes to their health and fitness.


Our Top Resources


The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Eating


Getting in Shape: A Beginners Tutorial


The Effects of Declining Health.

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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 CrossFit, you...

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 problems that many people...

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 more fulfilling life...