PURENERGY BLOG

MIND, BODY & SPIRIT

Benefits of making your own Nut Mylk

By: Jerri J

Many of us have made the switch from dairy to nut milks for a host of reasons, from the cruelty of factory farming to realizing we just don’t need milk for health. We can find calcium in lots of other foods. If you are on the fence thinking about replacing milk with store bought nut or seed milks […]

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Being grateful in the midst of challenges

By: Josie D

Inhale Difficult Challenges, Exhale Gratitude When I first started practicing yoga, in my twenties, I was determined to achieve the perfect poses. Yoga had nothing to do with my mind, body or spirit. It had everything to do with my ego, that nasty part of myself that was hell bent on keeping me disconnected from […]

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Benefit of Boxing and Kickboxing for Weight Loss

By: Colleen L

If you are looking for an exciting, fast-paced all over body conditioning, fat-burning workout, then you have got to try a boxing class. These classes offer a wide variety of styles from cardio drills, muscle conditioning, HIIT, resistance training and serious core work. Both boxing and kickboxing classes are increasing in popularity because you can […]

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HIIT It!

By: Jo-Anne S

I am often asked why HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is so popular. The simple answer is because it works! The HIIT class format uses short bursts of intense activity (anywhere from 20-60 seconds) followed by low intensity activity recovering activity (10-20 seconds). Research has shown that a HIIT regimen can successfully produced significant reductions […]

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How to get a better night’s rest

By: Giuliana C

Many people don’t realize how important sleep really is. But, your sleep habits can have a direct effect on the quality of your life. It’s time to re-evaluate your bed time routine to live a better life! Here are a few tips to help you catch those must needed ZZZ’s   Put down that phone!! […]

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Exploring nature within the city.

By: Colleen L

When “outsiders” think of Toronto, they think of a concrete jungle, with all the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. Well, the opposite is true. In fact, Toronto proper, boasts approximately 28% of a tree canopy, that’s a whopping 10.2 million trees! If you live here, you already know how amazing our outdoor life […]

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