THE LIFESTYLE INITIATIVE
What happens when you give four people six months of free health & fitness programming?
Our four participants experienced so much more than you would expect. From going to Bali to take yoga teacher training to learn how to love life better, our participants show us that although we may have our excuses, there is no excuse great enough to not put your health first.
The Lifestyle Initiative Final Interview
What is ‘The Lifestyle Initiative?’
Who is participating?
How do I join a health and fitness program?
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Life doesn’t slow down as we grow older, especially if you have children or parents to look after. On top of establishing a career, it can be difficult to find time for yourself. When free time does arise, it’s easy to sit down, relax and sleep your time away. As...read more
Fall is a wonderful time of year, as festive events jump into gear, and the colours of nature begin to change; however, shortened days and longer nights can take their toll on your motivation & drive, which may cause you to avoid social outings and events. You may...read more
Yoga is a popular global activity; nearly 300,000,000 people from all over the world practice it daily. Yoga is an incredibly healthy and beneficial exercise that can be practiced by anyone of any age. There are many different reasons why yoga may be right for you....read more
"Over half way mark in the lifestyle initiative and holy cow so much has changed. When I first began The Lifestyle Initiative, I had no idea what I was in for and no idea if I could see it to the end. Despite knowing that it would be good for me, I just had that...read more
"Sometimes I have to remind myself that this is a lifestyle initiative, not a 6 month initiative." Teyler's dream since he was child growing up in Edmonton has been to climb Mount Everest. Now, that dream has become his mantra. "I'm training for Everest". The mantra...read more
Shelley updates us with being 4 months into The Lifestyle Initiative “You may see me struggle but you will never see me quit”... Just over half way into the lifestyle initiative program, and let me tell you it’s been quite the journey so far. The program is everything...read more
Astrid celebrates the 3 month mark into The Lifestyle Initiative! Halfway there... We are now over 3 months into the 6 month journey and I figured this was an ideal time to check in. There’s been some bumps but overall it’s definitely been improving. Let's get...read more
"What can I say but absolutely love everybody there for all you have done for me. I haven't posted in awhile due to the fact I'm not very good at this kinda thing and don't know what to talk about - and what not to talk about (lol) but with that being said.... the...read more
Week 8 update from The Lifestyle Initiative program participant, Shelly. "THE RIPPLE EFFECT When I was chosen to be part of the lifestyle initiative program, I automatically felt that famous “mom guilt” kick in. My husband works so hard to provide for us and allows me...read more
Astrid's 7 week TLI Update! I love myself "My biggest struggle is managing stress. I’m terrible at it. I replay things I did wrong in my head until I’m worked out about it and can’t sleep nor eat. In the past 2 years I worked at a toxic work environment and was in a...read more
March 20, 2017 "I'm training for Everest! When at high altitude, it affects your energy levels, digestion, appetite, and dehydration are very common. However, even though you don’t want to eat or drink anything, you must force yourself, or else you die. Your body...read more
My Everest I grew up in a small town, and spent most of my childhood outside, building forts, exploring and regular boy things. I loved being part of the beavers, cubs, scouts and ventures, and while doing those activities, I found and created my mantra for life. I...read more