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Over 500 pounds LOST!

With such a successful weight loss spring season, it was too hard to just pick ONE member,  so this edition of MEMBER OF THE MONTH, we wanted to salute all our recent SPRING CHALLENGE participants!  With three different challenges: BELLY BLASTER plus 2 Milton groups...

The social benefits of exercise

  We all know the benefits of exercise: good for your heart, bones, muscles and every other part of your body.  Today we know that health is not just physical, it is important to nourish your mental health as well.  The act of exercise itself does have an impact...

3 healthyISH alcoholic summer drinks

There is no way to spin it, shake it or drink it...alcohol is not healthy!  Yes we all know that a glass of wine has resveratrol - a powerful antioxidant, we now can buy light or skinny or low carb versions of any drink - but overall there is more downside to alcohol...

MCC’s Member of the Month

MCC strives to inspire each one of ours members: we love to see physical, mental and lifestyle transformations.  The greatest gift is that members inspire us back and it's our pleasure to share their story with our community.  Each month we will shine the light on one...

The art of a Smoothie Bowl

Smoothies are a hit or miss with most: the hit, is because it’s a great way to get nutrients into your diet plan, you can bump up or tone down the calories and the taste is still there! The challenge with smoothies is that some find the concept of drinking their meal...

MCC fitness taking SHAPE for the summer

MCC fitness program is SHAPING up for the summer, to help you take it up a notch, we are adding more of everything! NEW PHYSIO SUPPORT Tara Clark HBA(Kin), MScPT - Physiotherapist Some of you have already met Tara.  She is heading the physio team at Dynamic Health and...

21 day BEACH (or cottage) body diet

I would love to stop at the word "beach" but I know for most of us "Ontarians" summer life is at the cottage.  Whether you are here or there or somewhere, you will crave a better body in that bathing suit.  Each year I put a little spice in June, it's the last kick at...

How to make one meal for the whole family!

As a mom of 3, I know how tough making dinner can be.   I first and foremost suggest a meal strategy: that means that you will have an idea of what you and your family will be eating for the week at the beginning of the week.  I first map out the events of the week:...

AEROBICS: something old is NEW again!

May is the month that we pay tribute to all the moms in our community!  What better way to feel young than to dance to your favorite tunes (and get in shape at the same time).  This month MCC's fun and spirited instructor ANNE will be offering VINTAGE AEROBICS on...

Reflexology- What is it? & why you should try it?

Are you in need of a new way to relax, improve sleep and reduce anxiety and stress in ONLY 30 minutes? Do we have the answer for you…..REFLEXOLOGY!!!! What Is Reflexology? Reflexology is the application of pressure to areas on the feet, hands and ears. These pressure...

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