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A Tribute To Gordon Downie Of The Tragically Hip

My good man Gordon Downie just passed through town for the last time. I’m very sad I never got the chance to see him. I’m terribly heartbroken the Tragically Hip lead singer doesn’t have long to live. He is a Canadian icon and has a knack for Canadian references in his songs that sound so natural and unforced. No one can do it the way Gordon Downie can do it. FYI Trois Pistoles is a cute little town near the coast in Quebec that I passed through on my way to Gaspe. 

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Why Do People Eat Breakfast Food At Breakfast?

I know, cuz they’re hungry. I know, I know, but why do they eat breakfast food? And why are they hungry? Some people eat differently than others. What’s all that about? Let’s have a look at some of these questions and the answers.

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It’s Time You Knew the Truth About Why You’re Fat!

There are 2 thoughts when it comes to food. I hear the comment “Food is meant to be enjoyed”.  Agreed. To a point. Alcohol is meant to be enjoyed as well. The other way to think of food is, the number one thing you are trying to accomplish with food is to get the nutrients your body needs. Hopefully you can learn how to prepare foods that provide your body with much needed nutrients, and enjoy them.

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Why Do Most People Call An Ambulance? Besides Loneliness

I work as an EMT at my second job and I worked as an EMT as my fulltime job for 10 years. I have seen all kinds of health problems and it’s hard to watch when I know how to prevent health problems. The most common problem I’ve seen is abdominal pain. About half of the abdominal problems leave the hospital undiagnosed. You have to wonder why.

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10 Reasons Why Bread Is Bad For You

1.      Bromide- attaches to thyroid hormone carrier.  This prevents T4 from being transformed into the active T3 thyroid hormone.


2.      Sugar- is used by the food industry to make food as addictive as humanly possible.  The fast absorption makes sugar drug like and gives a person a quick high, then a crash.  The end result is fat gain and left feeling tired and wanting more.

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What Vegans Know That You Don’t

Oxidants are highly unstable compounds because they are missing an electron. They steal an electron from their neighbor, but now the neighbor needs an electron, so it steals one from its neighbor, and so on. When this happens in the body it is called oxidative stress and it’s very damaging to our cells if it’s not stopped.

How do we get the oxidants in the first place?

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Morning Mojo

I just wanted to share one of the recipes from the 28 Day Challenge. It’s called Morning Mojo and one of the important things it does is it helps increase stomach acids. A lot of us suffer from low stomach acid and that mimics high stomach acid. Usually, if you go to a conventional doctor you will get treated for high stomach acid making the situation worse. All you really need is Morning Mojo or Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar in water.

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Is Your Vitamin Supplement Doing More Harm Than Good?

Magnesium is the most highly lacking mineral in our society. It’s not in the soil anymore and the toxins in the environment deplete our minerals. When I say environment I mean the air, water, things we eat, things we touch, and our inner environment in our bodies, but the toxins. Things like heavy metals such as mercury or phthalates and other things like GMO’s or glyphosate that binds to our minerals and deplete them even more. All kinds of things deplete our magnesium including stress. Magnesium is the first thing to be released from our cells when we are stressed. Not just mental stress but physical stress too.

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Would You Like A Plan To Achieve Your Fitness Goals?

I have many suggestions and resources to help improve health and fitness. If you are interested in a personal trainer in Edmonton, it would be my pleasure, to give you an opportunity to spend an hour with me to make a plan for your health and fitness. 

I want you to overachieve like you never thought possible. This is an offer that will not be available ever again very soon. I am giving you the opportunity to become someone you and others envy.

Get a Health and Fitness Plan!

What you will get is a 60-minute coaching session one on one with the only holistic personal trainer in Edmonton to make a plan for your health and fitness. You can ask me any questions you want during the coaching session. During this session you will get:

– a plan that’s specific to your needs.

– an exercise plan.

– nutrition advice.

– the exact diet I get all my clients to start with and the resources to enable you to start right away.

– learn what nutrient deficiencies are the most common and what to do about them.

– learn how to bust through all kinds of health and fitness plateaus naturally.

– all kinds of resources where I get my knowledge.

Increase your energy, looks, and physical capabilities to improve your confidence, which spills over into every aspect of your life. Be an overachiever by learning the life hacks overachievers use. Become someone you envy and live a happier more positive lifestyle. Hire the best personal trainer in Edmonton!

I wish you lots of health, love and happiness!

Travis Wade

The only holistic personal trainer in Edmonton.

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9100 Walterdale Hill 

Kinsmen Sports Centre 



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