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T-LANE TEAM HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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Welcome to T-Lane’s Health and Wellness site. This is where YOU are given the tools and information to help you feel, look, and live better. From healthy recipes to 5-minute workouts, I’ve got you covered.

Not sure where to get started? Do you have a topic you’re interested in learning more about? Send me an email at smoens@t-lane.ca and I’d be happy to chat with you.

Let’s talk soon,

Shannon Moens, Health and Wellness Coordinator

The Truth About Spot Reduction

Spot reduction is the idea that by training a certain area of the body (ie. stomach), you will burn fat in that spot and appear more “toned”. This idea of spot reduction formed in part due to the principle of specificity. This principle states that if you want to excel at a skill or sport […]

The Road to Healthy Living

On December 14, 2017  Category:  On the Road, Wellness

  In any job you will discover occupational stress, but more so as a driver as you try to balance healthy living and exercise. If you let it, your job can disrupt your health and leave you at risk for some serious conditions. Continue reading to understand what conditions you and your coworkers are at […]

Shawarma Chicken Wraps

On February 9, 2018  Category:  Lunch and Dinner, Recipes

This crowd-pleasing recipe is sure to be a hit at your dinner table. Make it vegetarian by swapping the chicken for chickpeas, or turn it into a salad to boost your vegetable intake. The cozy combination of spices is sure to satisfy your cravings and have even the pickiest of eaters going back for seconds.  […]

Seated Mobility with Lauralee Germain

On February 12, 2018  Category:  5 Minute Workouts, Fitness

Hey there! Are you ready for a quick and fun movement break? Lauralee Germain has put together a fast and effective mobility workout to help your body feel and function at its best (in less than 4 minutes). Follow along with the video and comment below to let us know how you liked it.

Red Curry Meatballs

On April 11, 2018  Category:  Lunch and Dinner, Make and Take Meals, Recipes

  INGREDIENTS  For the meatballs 1 lb ground turkey 1/2 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp basil 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil 1 egg 1/4  cup flour (any kind) 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/8 tsp sea salt   For the curry 1 yellow onion, sliced 1 tbsp avocado oil or […]

Question Period: Nutrition

On March 21, 2018  Category:  In the Office, Nutrition, On the Road, Wellness

Hey there! I often get asked random questions about fitness and nutrition (mainly nutrition) and while the questions are always great, I wanted to be able to share the questions and answers with everyone. So, if you have a fitness or nutrition question please feel free to send me a message! Whats so special about […]

Post-Drive Stretching

On February 9, 2018  Category:  5 Minute Workouts, Fitness, On the Road Mobility

Muscles feeling tight after a long drive or a day sitting in the office? Give your joints and muscles relief with this quick, total body stretch sequence. Aim to hold each stretch for 20 – 40 seconds. If you are consistent with these stretches you will notice improvements in your posture, less muscle soreness, and […]

On The Go Mobility

On March 7, 2018  Category:  Fitness, On the Road Mobility

Hey T-lane! This workout can be done anywhere and is specifically designed for someone that is always on the move. If you’re at a rest stop or taking a break from your desk, these mobility movements will leave you and your joints feeling great. Instructions: – Perform each exercise once for the specified rep range. – […]

Late Night Snacking (…and tips to avoid it)

On February 9, 2018  Category:  Nutrition

Snacking after dinner or having evening cravings is extremely common. Thankfully there are a few things you can do to shake those cravings and make decisions that are in line with your goals. So, why are you getting so snack-y late at night? Scenario #1 It could be because you didn’t eat enough during the […]

How to Eliminate Bloating

On March 14, 2018  Category:  Nutrition, T-Lane Nation Health and Wellness

There are many possible reasons for why you may be feeling bloated and there are just as many possible solutions. We are going to dive into the most common causes of bloating and the tricks that tend to work for 90% of the population. Keep in mind that not one specific thing will work for […]