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How to Use a Foam Roller: Legs

Foam rollers are a staple in many gyms across North America. But if you’ve never used one before, it can be a bit intimidating. Watch the video below for different techniques on how to use a foam roller on your legs. Warning! Some areas on your legs may feel a little tender, like your IT band. Always modify your stretching and pressure to the level you’re at. Best of luck!

 

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How to Use a Foam Roller: Legs

Foam rollers are a staple in many gyms across North America. But if you’ve never used one before, it can be a bit intimidating. Watch the video below for different techniques on how to use a foam roller on your legs. Warning! Some areas on your legs may feel a little tender, like your IT […]

What Causes Cavities?

From a young age, we’ve all been told from our parents and dentists that eating sweets can lead to cavities. But what is it about sugar that causes this pesky problem? And are there other factors that play a role? Watch the video below to learn what causes cavities. Enjoy!  

The Mozart Effect: Fact or Myth?

The Mozart Effect is the belief that if a child listens to Mozart over an extended period of time, they will become smarter. After all, if Mozart was a genius, maybe some of his music will boost a person’s IQ. But is this phenomenon true, or simply a hoax for parents to buy more CDs […]

Soup of the Day: Leek and Potato Soup

Chunky, hearty and good for the soul. This week’s soup of the day is a leek and potato soup with carrots and celery. If you’re gluten or lactose intolerant, don’t fret! This Jamie Oliver recipe is both gluten and dairy-free. For the full list of ingredients and preparation instructions, click here.  

Cities in Countries: Asian Edition

Can you match the 55 Asian cities to it’s home country? You have six minutes on the clock and a whole lot of thinking to do. Now… was Nagoya in China or in Japan? Click here to play.

10 Partner Exercises

If your New Year’s resolution this year is to be more active, then the best way to get started (and to keep at it) is to have an exercise buddy. Exercising with a friend is a great way to stay motivated, challenge yourself to reach new goals, and hold yourself accountable to a gym schedule. […]

Is BPA Bad for You?

There’s been a lot a hype lately around BPA. But what is BPA exactly? Where is it found? And is BPA bad for you? It turns out that this chemical is found in a lot of items we interact with every day, like CDs, receipts, and even baby bottles. To learn more about BPA, watch […]

10 Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress is an evolutionary feature that helps us go into overdrive when our minds and bodies encounter certain situations. In the stone age, this was particularly useful when running away from bears or hunting for dinner. However, in our modern reality, people get stressed throughout the day; running to catch a bus, fretting over an […]

21 Reinvented Breakfast Toasts

Let’s face it, toast with butter and jam gets a little old after a while. But who says that’s the only way to eat toast in the morning? Check out these 21 reinvented breakfast toasts that are loaded with wholesome, nutritious and delicious ingredients. Combinations include: sliced avocado, crumbled feta, pomegranate seeds and olive oil; […]

Name the South American Flag

Anyone know what Uruguay’s flag looks like? There are 12 country flags and 3 minutes on the clock. Can you name the South American flag? If you want to raise the level of difficulty, challenge your co-workers, friends or family to see who can get the most correct answers in the least amount of time. […]