Fitness and Nutrition: Healthy Habits at the JUNOS

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By Kathryn Hummel
Posted by: Kathryn Hummel

During the month of March, we’re looking to raise awareness of how you can take better care of yourself during the busy conference/award season. With the JUNO’s upon us, we thought it would be a great time to do a little recap on the topics we’ve covered within the past year, and highlight a few of the key elements we think are essential to prioritizing your time when balancing a busy schedule.

  1. Getting Proper Rest & Nutrition on the Road
  2. How To Keep A Fit Body & Mind On The Road
  3. Three Tools to Help You Start Meditating
  4. When We Burn Out
  5. Breaking the Mental Health Stigma in the Music Industry

We are also excited to partner with The JUNO Awards and Fit On Tour to offer the music community complimentary fitness classes to keep health & fitness top of mind during your stay in Saskatoon!

We are also excited to partner with The JUNO Awards and Fit On Tour to offer the music community complimentary fitness classes to keep health & fitness top of mind during your stay in Saskatoon!


Full Body Workouts Crew House – a one of a kind boutique fitness studio located in the heart of Riversdale Saskatoon. Classes are available Friday through Sunday. Donation option available for Unison Fund at registration.

YOGA – with teacher Ryan Leier who has been described as not so much a person but an experience for a one-hour session in the host hotel (Delta Bessborough) on Sunday March 15th to get your zen on before the awards show.

Throughout the week of the JUNOS, we will be discussing healthy habits on our platforms and will also be conducting interviews with artists who are passionate about health and wellness. Artists who are choosing healthy options throughout the week are encouraged to use the #JUNOFuel hashtag.

With that said, since many of us are heading to Saskatoon for the JUNOS, we’ve highlighted some of the many healthy and local options this city has to offer.

112 20th Street West Saskatoon, SK S7M 0W6

This restaurant serves patrons delicious home cooked meals using as much organic, local & seasonal produce as possible. Their meats & seafood are carefully sourced and vegan & vegetarian options as well.

Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00AM – 9:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM – 2:30PM
Monday: CLOSED

2-157 2nd Ave N, Saskatoon, SK

Karma’s aim is to provide the most flavourful fusion vegan and vegetarian food made with love and care, the best espresso drinks made with attention from hand picked fair trade coffee beans, served by friendly staff at our community-focused conscious cafe and eatery.

Monday – Friday: 7:30AM – 2:30PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 2:30PM
Sunday: 10:00AM – 2:30PM

612 Spadina Crescent E, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G9

Offers a variety of healthy options for brunch, lunch and dinner, including gluten-free options.

Monday – Thursday: 6:30AM – 9:00PM
Friday: 6:30AM – 10:00PM
Saturday: 7:00AM – 10:00PM
Sunday: 7:30AM – 9:00PM

Midtown Plaza, 201 1 Ave S, Saskatoon, SK S7K 1J5

Counter-serve sandwich chain offering health-minded pitas with fillings such as falafel & tuna.

Thursday – Friday: 8:30AM – 9:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM – 9:00PM
Sunday: 10:30AM.– 6:00PM
Monday: 8:30AM – 9:00PM

167A 2 Ave S, Saskatoon, SK S7K 1K6

Health-minded, counter-serve chain offering tossed-to-order salads plus soups, burritos & more.

Thursday: 10:00AM – 7:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM – 7:00PM
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Monday: 10:00AM – 7:00PM

50 741 7th avenue north, Saskatoon

The entire menu is gluten-free, and it’s almost all vegetarian as well. They also have an excellent selection of vegan choices, and with a little notice we can take care of just about any other allergy or concern.

Monday – Saturday: 9:00AM – 7:30PM
Sunday: Closed

*Healthy eating habits are not a substitute for therapy or medication. If you are struggling with mental health, Unison offers free Counselling & Health Solutions to the Canadian music community.