Author: skbailey

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 …

The Power of Metabolic Conditioning by Meg Sharp WFCC Director of Education

2021-02-05

Metabolic Conditioning refers to any type of training where you push yourself to or just outside your comfort zone for a specific interval.  You rest just long enough – then go nuts again.  And while the activity in the video certainly could fall into that category – you don’t have to go to such extremes …

Many of us are working from home, slumped over our computers

2021-01-28

So, let’s explore ‘better posture’ and what this means: This is not a one size fits all proposition. There is no “perfect posture” that we can take a snapshot of and then try to mold, twist, torque into to get an optimal result. Each of you has a unique body. With different skeletal and muscle …

Proven benefits of 11-minute workouts

All you need is 11-minutes and your own body weight. That was the conclusion a new study published recently in the International Journal of Exercise Science  1-minute of high intensity body weight exercise is followed by 1-minute active recovery. Repeat this sequence 5 times – and you’ll improve your fitness. Here’s the workout the study …

How to stay motivated to reach your goals

Motivation has a way of disappearing. A new year rolls around, we get pumped up and excited, and then suddenly a week goes by and our motivation has gone out the window. And it’s no surprise why—making a change is hard. Saying you want to exercise more is simple, but actually making it happen can …

Vegan Thai Green Curry

2021-01-25

Ready in 35 minutes Serves 4 people INGREDIENTS ½ block (6 oz.) firm tofu, pressed and diced Avocado oil (or cooking oil of choice) ½ cup finely diced white onion 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons Thai green curry paste* 1 can (14 oz.) full fat coconut milk 1 …

Vegan Zucchini Pesto

INGREDIENTS 1 avocado ripe 1 clove garlic ½ cup fresh basil leaves 1 Tbsp lemon juice 15 mL 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 30 mL Water as needed Salt and pepper to taste 2-3 zucchinis spiralized or cut into ¼ inch wide strips DIRECTIONS Sauce: In a food processor, blend avocado, garlic, basil leaves …

Consistent Motivation

It is often said that knowledge is power. When it comes to fitness, nutrition and health, I would like to add that knowledge is not power unless you have the will to apply it…with consistency! Most people can agree that achieving their health and fitness goals is challenging because motivation is lost throughout the process. …

2021 Challenge: Top 5 habits challenge of 2021

2021-01-08

Let’s try something different. Let’s focus on changing our ‘mind and thought’ habits. Only when we change the way we think will we change the way we feel and then ‘do!’ Speak not anything negative. Try “complaint fasting” for one day. Then try it for 3 days, then a week. Then into months……! Remember, transformation …