Benefits of Online Classes

2022-01-14

We are meant to move and many of our body’s systems work better when we are consistently physically active. some research suggests that elevated levels of aerobic activity (exercise that significantly raises our heart rates) may be associated with greater reductions in depressive symptoms. Although many things feel beyond our control right now, we do …

Working Out at Home Like a Pro during COVID-19

2022-01-10

As the world adjusts to life during the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are spending much more time at home than we usually would. Whatever routines we may have had just a few short months ago have had to adapt and change. And current social distancing regulations means that we have to adjust our fitness …

Your maintenance plan during the holidays

2021-12-14

The holidays are upon us and so are the gifts, snow, and most importantly the FOOD. Although this time of year is meant for celebrating and enjoying time with family and friends, it doesn’t mean we skip the gym and wipe out the 11 months of hard work we put into reaching our fitness goals. …

Ways to stay fit during the holidays!

2021-11-17

The holiday season is here. Now that things have started to open, your calendar is likely to get jam-packed with potlucks and parties. Somewhere in that busy schedule you’ve got to bake the cookies, buy the presents, do all the things and OMG…what are you going to wear to all these events?! Girl, we’ve got your …

October 10th is World Mental Health Day.

2021-10-10

October 10th is World Mental Health Day. Perhaps more vital this year than ever is any and all efforts to raise awareness of mental health challenges everywhere.  To mobilize efforts to destigmatize conditions including anxiety and depression and make strides to offer compassion and support to those around us who are suffering. We thought it …

The Health Benefits of Working Out at the Gym

2021-09-10

We’ve all seen it happen: finding the motivation to actually make it to 6 a.m. boot-camp with a friend or nailing the last round of squats when you see those around you powering through. There is something to be said about the power of working out in a group — but what is it about …

Exercises for Everyone

2021-08-15

Meg Sharp MSc., Director of Training & Education Over the lockdown we became acutely aware of the importance of certain kinds of physical activity.  Specifically, as we and our clients returned to doing more simple, foundational movements, we remembered how powerful these basic movement patterns are.  For everyone. Whether you want to boost your metabolism, …

Want to lose weight? Wait: Explore a few important ideas with us first.

2021-08-14

Many people determine they want to change their exercise and eating habits with the goal of losing weight.  And while there’s nothing wrong having that goal, we want to remind you that weight loss is complicated.  Difficult for most.  And ironically setting weight loss as the reason for your behavioral change can make attaining that …

Being sedentary isn’t good for you. We have lots of ideas that will help.

2021-08-10

Typically, we like to frame things in the positive:  Why being active is good for you.  So while discussing why being sedentary can be harmful and dangerous might seem like a negative frame – it can be powerful and motivating to understand the negative health consequences of behaviour. Wonderful readers – being members of our …

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 …