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 …

Moments That Take Your Breath Away

2021-04-27

Meg Sharp, WFCC Director of Training & Education First kisses… The first time you hold a newborn baby in your arms… Watching that same baby take their first steps, ride a bike, graduate from college, get married…  Locking eyes with your longtime partner and realizing you are still so much in love… Moments that take …

The History of Indoor Running?!

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.  …

How this pandemic may be impacting your brain

There is so much we cannot predict or control.  This can create chronic anxiety and stress.  It certainly impacts our mood, energy and overall heath.  And may even affect the tissue in our brains. Shy of one year into the pandemic people are feeling defeated, foggy, tired and overwhelmed.  As troubling is the accompanying lack …

Running Mechanics 101

Runners, runners, runners…  they are everywhere!  I myself took the winter off running and am now finding myself pounding the gravel every other day.  Ouf.  Running is an incredible activity.  Great stimulation for the heart, lungs and the muscles…  it’s a great excuse to get outside…  and all you need to do it pop on …

In Honour of World Health – A wider perspective on fitness:

Gaining Inches Lots of trainers are fabulous at helping people lose inches.  Which is exciting.  But it’s far from this only thing to get excited about.  We get crazy for helping people gain inches.  Not in their biceps, or shoulders or thighs.  In their movement. Great mobility is incredible.  It can be life altering.  We …

Just Breathe

It’s so difficult not to feel stressed.  There is so much uncertainty.  So much we cannot control. But you can control your breathing.  Try to take a moment today, slow down a little, relax a little, take in all the little things in your life that make you smile.  Be grateful, gracious and breathe. How …