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Best Health

April/May 2019

Best Health magazine is dedicated to helping you “Look Great, Get Healthy, Eat Well and Embrace Life.” A new magazine from Reader’s Digest, it brings an inspiring voice to today’s contemporary Canadian woman. It’s filled with the latest health news, fitness tips, relationship and weight loss advice. Best Health stands apart with inspiring and approachable healthy lifestyle information on all aspects of your life. It’s like a day at the spa, not a trip to the clinic. You’ll appreciate its cutting-edge, no-nonsense information, delivered in the warm, upbeat tone of a well-informed friend.

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Readers Digest Canada
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best health

CHRISTOPHER DORNANCHAIRMAN OF THE BOARDTHE READER’S DIGEST MAGAZINES CANADA LIMITEDBETH THOMPSONEDITOR IN CHIEFART DIRECTOR JACKIE SHIPLEYASSOCIATE EDITOR COURTNEY REILLYLARKEBEAUTY AND STYLE DIRECTOR INGRIE WILLIAMSEDITORIAL ASSISTANT JELA TEJADACOPY EDITOR CORINNA REEVESDIGITAL EDITOR MELISSA GREERASSISTANT DIGITAL EDITOR ALYSSA BALLCONTRIBUTORSCaitlin Agnew, Chloe Berge, Laura Branson, Lisa Brookman, Jill Buchner, Lara Ceroni, Ashley Denton, Lisa Fitterman, Rebecca Harper, Reisha Harper, Peter Levidis, Jeff Mayhew, Diane Peters, Karen Robock, Geoffrey Ross, Abbey Sharp, Meghan Telpner, James Tse, Tracy Walker, Elizabeth WienerFACT CHECKERSCourtney Reilly-Larke, Jela TejadaDOMINIQUE RITTEREDITOR IN CHIEF, READER’S DIGEST CANADACONTENT OPERATIONS MANAGER LISA PIGEONCIRCULATION DIRECTOR EDWARD BIRKETTTHE READER’S DIGEST ASSOCIATION (CANADA) ULCPRESIDENT BRIAN KENNEDYLEGAL BARBARA ROBINSMAGAZINE PRODUCT MANAGER MIRELLA LIBERATORENATIONAL SALES DIRECTOR, CANADAJAMES ANDERSONNATIONAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES, CANADASUZANNE FARAGO ²MONTREAL³ROBERT SHAW ²VANCOUVER³MELISSA SILVERBERG ²TORONTO³121 BLOOR ST. E, STE. 430, TORONTO, ON M´W µM¶MARKETING AND RESEARCH…

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aging complicates things

Editor-in-ChiefFollow me on @bestbeth2HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT WHEN IT COMES to body goals, like building muscle or losing a bit of jiggle, the effects of time and gravity seem to work against you? It makes exercise feel like an uphill battle and leaves you wondering if it’s even worth the struggle.It is, of course. Exercise plays a significant, ongoing role in how well we age. So, let’s flip the script. Instead of getting frustrated with the lack of short-term results, let’s focus on the long-game wins: flexibility, agility and endurance. These are the true benefits of working out.Every woman has the power to achieve these goals, regardless of when you lace up your first pair of runners. Our experts tell us so.In this issue, fitness aficionado Lara Ceroni went to…

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letters

After spending years struggling with my health, I made drastic changes to fight for the life I wanted. Subscribing to Best Health was one of my strategies for continued support of my healthy choices. From day one, cover to cover, I found 100 percent confirmation for every decision I’ve made to improve my health over the past year. Best Health focuses on the whole person – physical, mental and emotional. The content is informative and inspires me to be the best version of myself.ANDREA FELSMANI am attending mindfulness classes every week for my anxiety, and your article “Proof Positive” in the February/March issue was spot on! But the frosting on the cake was “Tame Your Emotional Eating.” My anxiety is linked to self-medicating with food, and your article will help…

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sipping pretty

Kikkerland paper straws, $9 per boxMAKING FITNESS OBSTACLE-FREESTRYKER SHOWING US HOW IT'S DONEKrista Stryker knows about exercise excuses. In college, she had zero interest in working out. But when she realized she couldn’t do a pushup, she decided she needed to make a change and she launched into getting her personal training certificate “just to prove to myself that I could.” Now she’s designed 12-Minute Athlete, an app that enables anyone to do a high-intensity workout in a matter of minutes. Stryker wants to break down the barriers to exercise, so we can all fit it into our day. Here, she takes down the biggest obstacles to working out.OBSTACLE: You don’t have fitness equipment.OPENING: “You don’t need any equipment. You could do all body weight exercises and get in great…

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5 ways with … a foam roller

Nsuani Baffoe, personal training regional manager for GoodLife Fitness in Toronto, explains how to release tight muscles with a foam roller. For each move, roll back and forth until you feel a knot and, once you do, remain on that spot for about two minutes.1 QUADSIn a plank position, with your toes and forearms on the floor, and the roller under one of your legs, move back and forth, rolling between your hip and knee. Repeat on the opposite leg.2 GLUTESIn a seated position, with your knees bent, the roller under your bum and your hands and feet on floor, move back and forth from your hip to the bottom of your glute. Repeat on the opposite leg.3 RECTUS ABDOMINISIn a plank position, with your toes and forearms on the…

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best » nutrition news

MORNING BOOSTTypical breakfast cereals are high in sugar and leave you feeling hungry within a couple of hours. The new Manitoba Harvest Hemp Yeah! Granola ($6) on the other hand, boasts 10 grams of plant-based protein and provides omega-3s and -6s in every serving. Packed with hemp seeds, chia and quinoa, this morning mix will keep you feeling full until noon.FIGHT THE URGE TO BUY BULKIt might seem like you’re saving packaging and money by buying food in larger quantities, but it’s only helpful if you actually eat it all. “When you buy apples, do you really need that two-pound bag because it’s on sale or are you better off buying four apples?” asks Calvin Lakhan, a research scientist in the faculty of environmental studies at York University in Toronto.FRONT-LOADED…

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