Getting Started – Educating Yourself

Congratulations on deciding to live a healthier life. You have made a great decision and we’re proud that you are letting us be a part of it. A great place to start is to explore some of the excellent resources available that are filled with information that will help you achieve your “Healthy Living” goals. Below, we have listed some great websites that we visit regularly.   Health Canada - Healthy...

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How is your Current Health?

As you start “Living Healthier” you’re going to make changes to things like your diet and activity level. In order to be sure you are making the right changes and to better understand your current health condition we recommend you visit your doctor and get a health check.  Your doctor will be able to advise you on whether you can safely make changes to your diet and exercise without restrictions.       

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Eating Healthy

We all know that eating healthier makes an enormous difference to our general health, but what are the right foods to eat? And, how do different types of food effect my body? A great place to learn more is to look at your governmental food guides.   Canada’s Food Guide http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index-eng.php   US Food Guide http://www.choosemyplate.gov/   Of course, if you prefer a more...

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Getting Active

Being physically active is essential to healthy living. Have a look at this fantastic video by Doctor Mike Evans just to get an idea on how great exercising can be for you.       Hopefully you feel motivated after that! Now, there are numerous ways you can get active such as participating in a walking group, playing an organized sport or even joining a gym. Try to choose activities from different categories of physical...

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Cardiovascular Exercise Equipment

Exercising on Cardiovascular Exercise Equipment is a popular way that many people achieve their aerobic exercise goals. Some equipment closely mimics comparative exercises like a treadmill does with walking or running and how a stationery bike does with riding. However, other equipment offers varied or unique motions that can be difficult to replicate without the machine such as on an elliptical or cross-trainer.   Some of the reasons...

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Which category is right for me?

There are many different types of cardiovascular products and each of them can help you get in shape and live a healthier life.  However, each variation has its own advantages and different types of equipment suit different people’s needs.  Click here to discover some great advantages about each of Bodyguard Fitness’ product categories and how each one can be expected to benefit you. Remember, that all the equipment will offer...

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