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EXERCISE SAVED MY LIFE
Posted on January 2, 2015 by Carmen Tanious in Fitness, Health

Having rarely exercised, I was astonished when at the age of thirty-seven I took to it so naturally…and then it saved my life. My strength had increased tenfold, my endurance had reached fantastic heights and I was able to stop taking my blood pressure medication. Like many people, my 2004 New Years’ resolution was to […]
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CARDIO & STRENGTH: THE BEST FITNESS COMBO
Posted on December 30, 2014 by AFC Staff in Aging, Fitness, Health

Throughout the eighties, exercise routines for many of us consisted exclusively of the “20 Minute Workout”. Scantily clad, hard-bodied women sporting an assortment of brightly colored leg warmers led this daily-televised cardio workout. Big hair bounced to the rhythm of their counts as they encouraged us: “Four more, three more, two more, come on now, […]
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A KINDER, GENTLER WORKOUT (TO STAR)
Posted on October 12, 2014 by AFC Staff in Events, Fitness

Many thanks to Ashante Infantry, Toronto Star reporter and crew for dropping by our gym recently and telling Toronto what makes us such a great place to get fit. Also many thanks to Barbara Debling a real Avalon Fitness member who shared her story about getting into shape at the youthful age of 72.  Discover […]
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