The annual gym membership price was the same as the sales price of the elliptical machine. He wanted the gym membership. She said she would never use it. The debate was on. He wanted frills and perks. She wanted practicality and ease. When the point-counterpoints settled, she won. Now they both work out more regularly than they ever would have imagined.
I am from the Prairies; a total land lover. I took swimming lessons as a child, but hated to get my face wet. The best I could do was dog paddle. Fast forward 25 years. I am the mother of my beautiful daughter, Natalie. Despite my own shortcomings in the water, I realize swimming is a “life skill”. So I took my daughter to mom and infant swim classes.
Don’t let the cold get you down. Get outdoors, have fun and stay fit. Huddled in front of the fire is one way to pass the cold winter days, but Calgary pediatrician Dr. Peter Nieman says keeping active all year round is an important element in combating childhood obesity.
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