Fit With A Little Help From Friends: The Key To Long-Term Motivation

2019-07-14

Fitness lull? With a little help from a friend, fitness will feel less “dull” and more “let’s it do it all!”    Here are a few ways working out with a BFF (Best Fitness Friend) can be a game-changer for maintaining long-term fitness motivation:    You’ll have more accountability. You’ll be less likely to slack …

3 HIIT Moves To Get Fit Fast

2019-07-06

The hustle and bustle of day-to-day life can often leave us feeling short on time. More often than not when we’re crunched for time, one of the first things to slide is our workout routine. Fear not, busy fit bees, we have the answer for you: HIIT workouts!  If you can’t fit in a full-on …

The Perfect Post-Workout Healthy Taco Recipe

2019-07-02

At WFCC, we’re all about kicking our healthy habits up a notch to help our members become their best selves. These healthy habits include not only working out, but also being mindful of the food we’re putting into our bodies. After all, food is fuel! Healthy eating should feel good. Think satisfied, not deprived! With …

Summer Shape Up – Fitness Challenge

June WFCC Fitness Challenge
2019-06-21

Summer is officially here! With that in mind, our Director of Personal Training put together a “Summer Shape Up” challenge to level up your summer fitness routine. Here it is. Cue the sweat!  5 shoulder side raises (10 total) 5 mountain climbers (10 total) 5 bent over rows (1o total) 5 reverse lunges (10 total) …

3 Sneaky Ways To Get Fit At Your Desk

2019-06-17

Ah, summer. The sun is shining. The temperatures are rising. The birds are singing…. Annnnd you’re stuck at your desk. That doesn’t mean you can’t still boost your energy and get those endorphins going. Try this simple, effective workout at your desk. The following 3 moves were hand-picked by WFCC’s resident fitness expert and Personal …

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 …