Just one more reason to be excited that our Clubs are re-open!

2021-07-22

Would it surprise you to hear that working out in person, with others delivers many powerful, incredible benefits that you don’t get exercising alone?  Or virtually? This simple fact gives us yet another reason to be excited that our Clubs are going to be open again in weeks. And – we thought you’d like to …

Getting Your Guys to Exercise.

2021-06-22

Meg Sharp, Msc.  Director of Training and Education WFCC What drives men to sweat?  In celebration of Father’s Day, we thought we’d explore that very thing! Whether it’s your son, best friend or partner, we all have a man or two in our lives who we would LOVE to encourage to be more physically active.  …

The History of Indoor Running

2021-06-04

Jeopardy Question of the Day: “I’ll take History for 900, Alex…” Invented in England by William Cubitt as a prison rehabilitation device meant to cause suffering, this piece of equipment was soon being used in 109 of 200 jails in England, Wales and Scotland and was considered an excruciatingly boring and physically exhausting torture device. …

The Amazing Benefits of Exercising in Nature

Meg Sharp, Director of Training & Education WFCC We’re not going to pretend the pandemic is anything to be super happy about. But we do think it helps to embrace all the silver linings. Especially for us, those that can have a positive impact on our fitness and health. Such as? Exercise snacks. Those 20 …

Yoga

Having lubricated, mobile hamstrings allows the lower body joints to function optimally. When the muscles at the backs of the legs are tight, you may suffer with low back, knee and/ or foot pain. This can also cause the natural curvature in the lower back to flatten, increasing pain and instability in that area. Try …

For the love of cycling

2021-05-20

What happens if a race driver shifts too quickly or skips gears altogether?  Best case scenario she loses efficiency and power.  Worst case scenario she damages her very expensive car. The same is true when we want to shift our bodies from a resting to a performing state.  We need to take a little bit …

Because female bodies are different.

2021-05-17

We’ve said it here before:  women and men are not the same.  Our beautiful bodies are created and develop differently. Understanding and embracing these differences puts us in a better position to continue to get stronger, healthier and happier.  In our very own skin. This week – for Women’s Health Week – we’re going to …

Let’s Celebrate National Health Day

2021-05-07

There are so many benefits to being physically active! Potentially most salient these days is how regular exercise can help protect against severe side effects associated with Covid.  A recent study https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2021/04/07/bjsports-2021-104080 involving almost 50,000of adults who developed Covid showed that those who had been active before falling ill were significantly less likely to need …

Patricia Kelly, WFCC Member

2021-04-29

Boy what a year! I’ve been going to the gym for 8 years now but unfortunately I put my fitness routine on hold for the past year. I decided I needed to get back into it but needed help. Laura set me up with Daniela Radoman with personal training sessions and I felt my confidence …

Dina Amer, WFCC Member

Before the lockdown, I decided to take charge of my physical health. Nicole came in and blow my expectations out of this world! I couldn’t have imagined my journey without her. I have always doubted getting a trainer because I wasn’t sure about pace and if I would be able to keep up. She has …