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My name is Corrie Alexander, and I’m a thirty-something Canuck living in Ontario.

I’m what you’d recognize as a textbook homebody. I work from home. I eat at home. I exercise at home. I seldom leave the house save for exercise and errands.

And that was before quarantining was cool.

Fortunately, a few easy swaps can help extend your lifespan!

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Even though I eat healthy, mostly organic food and exercise regularly, I keep learnings about new things I do every day that are shortening my lifespan — without my even realizing it.

And you probably are too.

I’m not talking about the obvious things like smoking and drinking. I’m talking…

You can eat fun foods at still get fit using these strategies

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Many people think that they have to give up all of their favorite treats and replace them with carrot sticks and broccoli to lose weight. But while proper nutrition is crucial to any fitness plan, you can still lose weight and get healthy without completely sacrificing your beloved comfort foods.

The best way to get through a sober month without becoming a salty grouch

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Dry January — the annual practice of giving up alcohol for one month — is one of those things that seems like a great idea in theory, but in practice, makes you want to crawl inside your empty liquor cabinet and cry.

We all know that booze is bad for…

This roundup of my best fitness advice in 2021 will help you prepare for a happy and healthy 2022

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2021 seems to have shot by at lightning speed. Yet, when I think back to this time last year, I realize that much has happened in these last 12 months. But the most significant thing by far was finding this platform where I can both share my knowledge and find…

Dealing with the Omicron tsunami isn’t just about preserving physical health, but mental health as well

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I don’t mean to brag, but I’ve been a pro at this pandemic in terms of staying isolated and not taking unnecessary risks. I was working from home even before the pandemic started, and I was an introverted homebody who couldn’t remember the last time she’d gone out on a…

Skip the gympocolyspe this year and do this instead

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The last mouthful of Christmas pudding is typically accompanied by the realization that the past few days (or weeks) of indulgence have not been so kind to your waistline.

And with the New Year just around the corner, there seems like no better time to hit the reset button on…

When following cookie-cutter health advice backfires

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You already know that a lack of exercise and a poor diet can lead to weight gain, fatigue, poor concentration levels, and mood swings. So you peruse all the studies, listen to all the fitness gurus, and read all the books on how to reach metabolic nirvana.

You do all…

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