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by / on January 8, 2013 at 11:01 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Say Hello to Small Group Training

Have you hit a fitness plateau? This could be in the areas of fat loss, strength gain, or speed and power. whatever it may be – it’s time for a change. Your body gets used to the same activities, same foods and in general the daily routine of life. Specific targeted change to shock the body into doing something outside [...]

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by / on January 4, 2013 at 5:13 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Resolutions

Bet the locker room was packed this morning, wasn’t it? Just chock full of people trying to carry out their New Year’s resolutions. Don’t worry. It won’t last. Studies show that the vast majority of us don’t keep the resolutions we make for more than a few days – a month at most. I know why. It’s because we resolve [...]

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by / on November 21, 2012 at 9:44 am / in DINING

Soup and a Sandwich

Winter (and it’s frigid temperature) brings with it many traditions. Some, like shovelling hills of snow from the driveway are not quite cherished, while others like the age-old body warming combination of a tasty soup and sandwich, deliver more soothing memories. There is nothing quite like a hearty comfort meal on a cold day, to toast you up both inside [...]

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by / on October 28, 2012 at 8:00 pm / in INSPIRE

Accidental Vacation

I caught a bridge the other day. You have to live in Niagara to know what that means. I’d been hurrying to a meeting in Niagara-on-the-Lake, rushing too quickly to notice the world around me. The gambler in me made choose to take Queenston Street instead of the highway and that was my undoing. A raised bridge put an end [...]

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by / on October 12, 2012 at 11:46 am / in HOTEL

Calling All Electric Cars

Continuing on with its commitment to environmentally sound operations and with an eye to the future, White Oaks Resort & Spa is pleased to be the first hotel in Niagara with an electric vehicle charging station. The station, not unlike other valet parking spots at the front entrance, minus its green paint, is part of the Sun Country Highway system. [...]

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by / on September 29, 2012 at 6:02 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Nutrition vs Exercise

As a fitness professional I am often asked about how to exercise to lose weight…here’s what my 30 years in the business and the stacks of research from my Master’s thesis have taught me thus far. If weight loss is your goal you will most likely be disappointed with exercise; as it will be slow and not as substantial as [...]

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by / on September 24, 2012 at 9:20 am / in FITNESS CLUB

New Fitness Club App

As fall approaches and more people renew their love for indoor workouts at the gym, The Club at White Oaks has a little something to make the transition easier. New this week is the release of the White Oaks Club app, so jam-packed full of convenient features and useful information, it might just become your new BFF. The entire club [...]

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by / on September 6, 2012 at 12:04 pm / in HOTEL

Live Like A Rock Star

A few of our team members here at White Oaks have been lucky enough to enjoy holidays with resorts offering Butler Service. We’ve all raved about what an amazing treat it was upon our return and we started to seriously consider how to incorporate Butler service at White Oaks. What would that look like? How would that be different? How [...]

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by / on August 29, 2012 at 7:52 pm / in DINING

The Chef’s Garden

For many restaurants, fresh ingredients are something much talked about, but end up being more mythological than real when the food is finally served. Quite the opposite at LIV Restaurant, where Executive Chef Michael Price has held firm on his philosophy that fresh local ingredients are a key component to any gourmet meal. Not only does LIV take advantage of [...]

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by / on August 23, 2012 at 4:30 pm / in HOTEL

White Oaks Goes Runway

Amongst the chatter and hub of guests flowing through White Oaks Resort in August and September, it might be a little easier to hear the click of the shutter and catch the light of flashbulbs. As timing would have it, several key photoshoots are happening at the same time across the property. Just wrapped is a week long series of [...]

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