6 Mental Health Benefits You Didn’t Know You Were Getting From Your Workouts

2019-05-22

There’s nothing like a sweet, sweet sweat session. While the physical gains of exercise are well-documented and often rightly praised in our culture (hello, ever-coveted ripped abs and the ability to lift everyday items with ease), not nearly as much is said about the mental health benefits it can have on us. And really, there …

Sweet Potato Chili

Sweet Potato Chili
2019-02-13

Total Time: Prep: 10 min. • On the table: 30 min • 6 servings Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp minced garlic 2 fresh hot peppers, seeded and minced 2 cups diced onion 1 tsp chili powder 1 red pepper, seeded and chopped 4 cups cubed sweet potatoes (about 2 sweet potatoes) 1 28-oz …

White Bean Chicken Chili

White Bean Chicken Chili

Total Time: Prep: 25 min. • Cook: 3 hours • 6 servings Ingredients 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons avocado oil, divided 1 medium onion, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon ground …

Safe Exercise for Seniors at Pickering Fitness Center

2018-02-12

Maintaining an active lifestyle is important for everyone, but perhaps even more so for mature adults. Incorporating physical activity into each day helps adults not only look and feel their best, but daily exercise often provides plenty of health benefits too. Exercise helps seniors maintain mobility and improve flexibility. Some exercises are ideal for building …

Exercise to Protect Your Health

In addition to helping you get in shape, feel, and look better, exercise can be one of the best ways to manage certain illnesses and chronic conditions. Our health club in Richmond Hill, Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada, is here to remind you of the great health benefits of regular physical activity. Age doesn’t really …

Stay Active with Age at Thornhill Fitness Center

2018-01-10

Don’t listen to anyone who tells you there’s an age limit on exercise. On the contrary, exercising becomes ever more important as we get older. Women’s Fitness Club of Canada provides numerous opportunities for seniors to stay active and involved, and our Thornhill health club (Promenade Mall) offers a variety of safe and enjoyable fitness …

The Importance of Hydration While You Workout

Whether you come into our health club in Burlington to exercise for recreation or you’re a serious athlete, it’s important to stay hydrated. The old adage of “8 glasses a day” is a good start, but it may not be enough if you’re exercising. Hydration means ensuring you drink the right amount of water for …

Staying Motivated During the Holidays

2017-12-05

Staying motivated to exercise during the holidays can be a challenge, especially with all of the distractions, family and friends, good food, and the need to relax. Here are a few tricks to maintain your fitness program throughout the holiday season, and Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada in Pickering is here to help you out …

Build Your Endurance at Our Richmond Hill Health Club

Building endurance may sound like an ordeal for some, but there are plenty of ways to achieve fitness that are invigorating, fun, and interesting. Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada in Richmond Hill offers a variety of options so that everyone can find their favorite way to train for endurance. The most traditional way to boost …

What is a Target Heart Rate and Why Does it Matter?

2017-11-01

Have you been searching for the best cardio workout around? A routine that will help you strengthen and tone muscles — and burn calories and fat? With amenities that include everything from energetic group exercise classes to work-at-your-own-pace equipment, our fitness center in Thornhill (located in the Promenade Mall) offers cardio training options for every …