Archive for September, 2013

Monday Workout

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by paul

Its Monday. The last thing on your list of things to do is workout. On the other hand, you had an outstanding weekend filled with some choices that didn’t meet your daily nutrition requirements so it might be a good idea to sweat out some of the damage.  (more…)

Workout of the Day: Sprints and Core

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by paul

Even though summer is behind us, the leaves are beginning to change colours, and it isn’t likely you will be spending time by the pool anytime soon, there are still a lot of reasons to stay in shape. Besides general well-being, working out is a good habit that can positively affect the rest of your day. Also, by staying on top of your training sessions, you will not have to work as hard next spring when you want to get back in shape for summer! (more…)

Welcome to Miami

Posted on: September 25th, 2013 by paul

Have you ever thought about soaking up some sun in Miami? You are probably picturing long sandy beaches, tanned bodies, and good weather. However, over the past few years, there has been a shift in the lifestyle of those that live in this american metropolis. If you are planning on traveling to the home of the ‘Heat’, be prepared for some surprises that you may have never thought of.  (more…)

This Week’s Deals on Vacation Packages: Sept. 23

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by paul

Good afternoon Canada,

Its Monday, and that means its time to check out some vacations deals. Where do you want to go this fall? If you are thinking about weekend trip, Las Vegas has it all. If you need a week to soak up some sun and relax, then then make sure you check out our specials on all inclusives to the Caribbean.  (more…)

They Speak German in Italy?

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by paul

When you picture Italy, you most like think of pizza, wine, the coliseum, and most of all, the Italian language. However, were you aware that there is a small part of Italy that speaks predominantly German? South Tyrol (or Alto Adige as it’s called in Italian) is an interesting mix of Italian and Austrian cultures, combining the best of both worlds. (more…)

Last Minute Deals: September 2013

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by paul

Its the beginning of another work week which means its time to start searching for more vacation deals. Where do you want to go this fall? There are some great deals down south for all inclusive vacation packages but don’t forget to try out our search box for packaged trips to Europe and cruises.  (more…)

Workout of the Day: Climb the Mountain

Posted on: September 11th, 2013 by paul

In an attempt to mimic the v02 max test, today’s workout will be a bike ride that continuously increases with difficulty. For anyone that has ever had to endure the real test, you know that it can be quite painful. The test pushes you to your limits. The v02 test measures the volume of oxygen your body uses while exercising at your maximum capacity. Many professional sports teams make their players complete this test before every season. (more…)

This Week’s Vacation Deals: September 9, 2013

Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by paul

Happy Monday Canada!

What better way to start off the week than to book yourself a vacation package? There is no better way to get rid of the Monday blues than treating yourself to a well needed trip. Check out this week’s featured trip for a chance to take of advantage of a great deal to a fantastic resort.  (more…)

Ritten Renon, Italy: Festival of St. Bartholomew

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by paul

Have you ever been at the top of a mountain? Take it a step further, have you ever had a party at the top of the mountain? Well, how about a party celebrating the yearly occasion of walking the farm animals down the mountain to warmer temperatures and greener pastures? Well that’s exactly what happens in many regions of the Alps, specifically in South Tirol, Italy. (more…)

Intense Upper Body Circuit

Posted on: September 5th, 2013 by paul

Today’s workout will get your heart beating fast in your chest. Complete 5 rounds of this circuit and your body will hate you while you are battling through it but love you when its done. As always, start with a good warm up to ensure you don’t shock your system when the circuit begins.  (more…)