Category: Fitness

Expert Tips For Fire Fitness Form

2020-06-26

In this exciting WFCC IGTV series, #FormForum, WFCC Fitness Instructors and Group Fitness Coordinators Gail and Tracey share their expert tips for fire fitness form — the key to ensuring effectiveness, boosting results and reducing risk of injury! WHAT THEY COVER… ✔️ Body alignment ✔️ Neck/Head position ✔️ Shoulders ✔️ Elbows ✔️ Hips ✔️ Knees …

Fast Fitness Form: Squat 101

Squat Form
2020-02-05

Feel like you don’t know squat about squats? You’re not alone – this signature workout move has an intimidating reputation for a reason. They are tough! “A squat can be a lot more challenging than it looks,” adds Gillian Blackett, long-time personal trainer and group fitness instructor at Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada‘s Promenade Mall …

Yoga For Better Digestion

Yoga For Better Digestion
2019-12-24

Whether you’re looking to calm your mind and body, boost energy, or get, ahem, moving with your gut health, there’s probably a yoga practice to help you get on track! In our “Yoga For…” series, we’ll be exploring the countless ways that yoga has the potential to improve your life, on and off of the mat. …

Shauna Manning’s Fitness Journey

Shana Manning WFCC Fitness Journey
2019-12-10

What started as a weight loss journey blossomed into an entire healthy lifestyle and lifelong passion for Shauna, a dedicated member of Womens Fitness for 4 years. Her commitment towards constant growth to become the strongest, most confident version of herself is contagious in the best kind of way! We had the pleasure of sitting …

3 Tips & Tricks For A More Mindful Workout

Mindful Workout
2019-11-19

Have you ever hopped on the treadmill for a run, only to have your to-do list start running through your mind with you too? Gotten into the flow of a training session only to be disrupted by a jarring text notification ping? You’re not alone —in an age of glamourized jam-packed schedules and constant technological …

When Is The Best Time To Schedule Your Workout? 

Best Time To Schedule Your Workout
2019-11-12

Consistent movement has a potent, positive impact on our health and overall wellbeing. But, what is the difference between working out in the morning versus the evening? Can the results of your workout literally be like night and day? Read on to find out.   THE CASE FOR AM WORKOUTS… MOOD You can the most …

Holly Raeside’s Fitness Journey

2019-10-25

Feeling good is at the heart of maintaining a healthy lifestyle for 28-year-old Holly Raeside, who first joined Womens Fitness Pickering at the age of 14. In her time at WFCC, Holly has uncovered everything from a passion for spin to meaningful connections with her fellow gym buddies and personal trainer, Amreen. We had the pleasure of …

Fast Fitness Form: Forearm Plank 101

2019-10-14

Love them or hate them, planks are a go-to for anyone looking for a transformative, full body workout. When done correctly, they can effectively engage not only your core, but nearly your entire body! This full body workout in a single move doesn’t come easily. In order to reap the full benefits, proper form is …

Tracy Augot’s Fitness Journey

Tracy's Fitness Journey
2019-09-10

Between her contagious passion for weight training, openness about health issues, and motivational Instagram posts, Tracy Augot, a longtime member at Womens Fitness Pickering, is an undeniable powerhouse paving the way in inspiring other women to live their best, healthiest life. We had the pleasure of sitting down with her to learn more about her …

Everything You Need To Know About Our HIIT 45 Classes

2019-09-01

HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training which is short bursts of exercise done with the highest intensity of vigor that is safely possible. Every set requires that you push your body’s limits and challenge yourself. HIIT 45 is known for packing an effective punch in a short window of time –making it a quick …