A Better Thanksgiving Dinner
How are you greening & cleaning your Thanksgiving dinner this year? We’ve pulled together our favourite tips and recipes on ethical and healthful approach to the upcoming Canadian holiday.Read More
Poll: Going Veggie this Thanksgiving?
Considering going veggie – or vegan! – this Thanksgiving? The AHAALiving.com community wants to know!Read More
Muscling Through: Vegan Weight Lifting with Karina Inkster
Vancouver-based vegan personal trainer Karina Inkster’s mantra is, “If I can do it, so can you!” Sounds a little like an infomercial, but hear her out – you’ll be inspired by her dedication.Read More
What’s ‘IF?’ Exploring Intermittent Fasting
AHAALiving.com contributor Mike Dineen explores Intermittent Fasting (IF), and its impact on weight loss, muscle gain, and the North American lifestyle.Read More
Fueling the Plant-Based Adventurer
AHAALiving.com’s Malina Kaija shares a day in the life of a plant-based belly, from her German Volume Training routine to her oh-so-delicious smoothies (boosted by Genuine Health ActiveFuel+ and Vegan Proteins+).Read More
Poll: How Do You Make the World a Healthier Place?
Are your actions making the earth greener, leaner and cleaner on a regular basis? Tell us how in our weekly poll!Read More
An Olympic Medalist’s #BestAugustEverBy Dr. Rachelle Viinberg
Olympic Silver Medalist, three-time Olympic rower and naturopathic doctor Dr. Rachelle Viinberg shares her plans for her Best August Ever. Share your plans to make the most of the end of summer, and you could win $500 in Genuine Health products.Read More
The Surprising Effects of CandidaBy Cara Statz
Candida, or yeast, is commonly associated with skin irritation and itchiness, particularly in the nether-regions. But candida affects 60 per cent of ‘healthy’ people. Symptoms of candida vary in severity, but there are some surprising symptoms that can have an impact on our everyday lives.Read More
Iron Deficiency: More Common Than We RealizeBy Cara Statz
Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency and a leading cause of anemia in North America. Let’s take a closer look at the symptoms of anemia, as well as ways to increase your iron levels, and important key facts about iron absorption.Read More
Healthy Glowing Summer SkinBy Cara Statz
Healthy glowing summer skin: we all want it, but do expensive creams and magic pills really work? Here are some simple easy steps that have proven to be effective, efficient and won’t leave your wallet crying.
The natural alternatives listed below are great natural alternatives to help give skin that beautiful natural glow that will get you noticed this summer!
AHAA Living is thrilled to introduce personal trainer, holistic practitioner, competitive athlete and kinesiologist, Cara Statz, as our newest weekly AHAA Living contributor. Expect expert insights into all things active and healthy with Cara’s holistic mind-body approach to fitness and wellbeing. From enhancing athletic performance, to maximizing recovery, to healthy skin from the inside out, stay tuned for Cara’s weekly insights, right here in the AHAA Living community.Read More
Superhero Skincare to the Rescue!
We’re definitely cup half full types. Though, when we hear a company make claims, like you will not find any chemical preservatives, artificial fragrance or color, phthalates, betaines, sodium lauryl/laureth sulfates, phosphates, silicones, EDTA, glycols/PEG’s, parabens, gluten or petroleum based ingredients, our curiosity piques. Let’s face it: hundreds of companies spend more time greenwashing than they do sourcing natural products.
So when we saw the Ella’s Botanicals tweet asking for product reviewers, we jumped at the chance. A couple of days later, we received a care package that we could skin-test.Read More
Most of us are almost doing all the right things, life-maintenance of every sort, except fine tuning our feet. Yes, that’s right, the two pivotal things at the bottom of our legs. Those two silent and obedient beauties that don’t complain when they spend entire days on end trapped in ski boots, or pounded on mile after mile for entire ultra-marathons. Let’s be honest, most of us take them very much for granted – until we need to do something about an ingrown toenail that has started to create performance issues.
Why Didn’t We Think of That???!!!
WARNING: After you watch this video you will be in a ‘why didn’t we think of that’ haze, and you may develop a temporary obsession with watching this promo clip over and over…Read More