Become An Organ or Tissue Donor Today

  After the sad tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos almost 1 week ago, there has been a substantial increase in organ and tissue donors in the province of Alberta and across Canada. According to the Canadian Transplant Society, over 1600 people are added to the organ wait list each year.  If 1 person donates their organs […]

Can exercise reduce the risk of gestational diabetes?

A study was conducted by researches at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and University of Western Ontario to see if exercise can prevent or lower the risk of gestational hypertension. Around 10 % of women will be diagnosed with hypertension after the 20th week of pregnancy.  They researchers chose 765 pregnant women to participate in […]

Celebrating Momentum Health and Wellness

It’s almost been 5 YEARS since I started my company, CRAZY! Here is how my company started and how life, children and my passion for fitness didn’t stop me from chasing my dreams. The job I had when I got pregnant with our first daughter didn’t allow me to return back part time after she was born. […]

Postpartum Depression … You Are Not Alone

Becoming a new parent is mentally and physically exhausting for both parents.  Sleep deprivation, hormone imbalances and the pressure of being a parent is overwhelming and causes parents to have mood swings.  One moment you might be so happy, the next sadness and than possibly anger and resentment.  These feelings are sometimes called “baby blues” […]

24 – Hour Movement Guidelines to Optimize Your Child’s Health

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) came out with the new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (5 to 17 years old). According to this guideline, “for optimal health benefits, children and youth (aged 5–17 years) should achieve high levels of physical activity, low levels of sedentary behaviour, and sufficient sleep each […]