Important facts you need to know about exercise and fitness

By |2018-08-16T11:05:58+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , , , |

I think three of the biggest things to understand are: the difference between GENERAL MOVEMENT (i.e. “physical activities”) vs. purposeful EXERCISE, the difference between exercising for HEALTH vs. FITNESS, the difference between HEALTHY MOVEMENT / BALANCE vs. FITNESS. For example, being “fit or being able to compete in a specific sport does not mean you ...

Zumba Fitness hits the Drive!

By |2017-12-23T10:40:39+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: , , |

Zumba Fitness Classes on Commercial Drive, East Vancouver! Dancing is the most fun way to move your body. Even those who claim that they cannot dance find themselves tapping their toes or bouncing their heads to the beats and even shaking it off in the privacy of their own living rooms. Everybody loves a dance ...

Body Composition Analysis

By |2017-12-23T10:46:41+00:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , , , |

Body Composition analysis done by bio-electrical impedance assessment (BIA) is the clinical assessment of tissue and fluid compartments in the human body.  Simply explained, BIA measures the impedance or resistance of an electrical current as it travels through the water that is found in muscle and fat.  A normal distribution of tissue and fluid in ...

Dr. Gabor Mate on the real cause of emotional eating, anorexia and more.

By |2017-12-23T11:06:05+00:00February 12th, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , |

"I have never met an anorexic or bulimic who was not a traumatized person," said Dr. Gabor Mate, renowned Vancouver physician and best-selling author, to a captive audience in the intimate Studio Space of Empower Health Clinic.  "[You] have a person who is desperately trying to exert some control over themselves." According to Dr. Gabor ...