The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Move it!

It's time to move it! There’s no better way to get yourself motivated and in shape then signing up (and doing) an organized event / race. The benefits of regular exercise are incredible! This one habit (exercise) done consistency can improve all aspects of life. Stats show that the minimum... Continue Reading

Banff to Jasper Energy Orbs

A tasty treat that helped fuel some runners and support people pre-race, while racing and post race! Note – eating while exercising is a personal experience meaning only you and your Gut will know what works. Always practice before a race to see if you need calories or energy and in what form... Continue Reading

Can Naturopathic Doctors Run? You bet! Here’s why you should too!

Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta along with supporters of naturopathic medicine united to run sections of the bow valley trail and the ice fields parkway on June 6th. Together, the individual sections each runner covered, brought the team from Banff to Jasper. It was beautiful. It was community. It... Continue Reading

The “Runner’s Kidney”

Generally active people only think about the body as a machine. “What muscles am I using?”, “What does this joint do?”, “How do I make the body faster/stronger/more flexible?”. But what happens to the rest of their body when in motion? So, let’s take a look at the kidney in... Continue Reading

The beauty of exercise

There is nothing I enjoy more than running, well maybe finishing a run. Unfortunately that’s the kicker with exercise. It’s a lot easier to stay on the coach, but once you get going, there is no looking back. Studies show that while it is difficult to start a workout, once you start an exercise... Continue Reading