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Training While Pregnant

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I am presently working with two clients who are pregnant. I am sure they have heard me say that being pregnant is like training for a marathon because both require loads of muscular strength, mental stamina as well as unrelenting endurance to help cope with the constant evolving challenges your body and mind goes through.

For a marathon you have specific training for certain periods leading up to the big day. The same can be said for pregnancy. However these certain periods are the trimesters and depending where you are at in the trimesters the training will vary to meet the different body’s stages of development. A program should help you stay strong, keep your cardio capacity in check and help avoid the common aches and pains that come with the added weight.

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Top 10 Must-have Items for Summer '12

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Spring has sprung which only means it’s time to make some room in your closet! With all the diverse fashion trends out there, it could be slightly overwhelming, which is why I’ve conjured up a condensed list of my favorite items.

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Fit Kids not Fat Kids

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently stated that worldwide obesity has doubled since 1980. In 2010 approximately 43 million children worldwide under the age of 5 were overweight; this epidemic is a direct reflection of the developed countries’ eating habits. USA ranked #1 on the obesity scale with 30% of its population being obese, Canada ranked not far behind at #11 with 14.3% of its population being considered well over the required healthy weight.

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Nemesis: Good vs. Evil Fashion Show

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Saturday April 7th, Heels & Heart presented its 3rd annual wearable art fashion show benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma society of Canada. What a great night for such a great cause!

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Telio and Canada's Breakthrough Fashion Designer's Competition

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Since every fashion week-goer in Montreal has heard the name Telio, I thought it would be interesting for our readers to know a little more about this company. So here is some of what I learned during my conversation with co-owner Andre Telio when we discussed the story behind Telio and it's impact on Montreal's fashion scene and Montreal fashion designers.

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Color Blocking trend for Spring '12

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Color blocking in fashion has come a long way since YSL’s 60s Mondrian collection. It is now one of Spring 2012’s biggest trends, as we have seen in Fashion Weeks across the globe and emerging in stores now.

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Meet Khala - The 19 yr old owner & designer of Khalalelo Designs

Up & Coming - Future Stars

Khala is young upcoming designer doing her best to create fashionable evening and cocktail dresses for her company Khalalelo Designs. Khala entered the fashion industry at only 18 years of age, designing for runway shows, creating her own alterations company, and designing outfits for her large network of clientele all while still attending school. She’s done many fashion shows and events in Montreal and is now branding out to other provinces (just recently showcased her line at an elite venue Tryst in Toronto).

She aims to continue her success in building her own company, branding out throughout the rest Canada, and to finally graduate from College Lasalle in early May 2012.

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