abs

5 Great Autumn Workouts!

2014-10-17

There’s no denying it. There’s a certain chill in the air, Thanksgiving leftovers are taking over the fridge, and colourful leaves are littering the ground. It’s autumn. Luckily, it’s a fantastic season for getting in shape. So don’t hibernate. Check out these 5 exercise tips that will get your blood pumping and your body ready …

Move of the Week with Heather and Michelle: Straight Leg Lower!

2013-09-17

This week, our Diva of Demonstration Heather Chapman got a little help from her friend… Michelle, our new receptionist at WFCC Promenade! Michelle is currently in school for kinesiology. The Move: Michelle is doing a Straight Leg Lower on an incline bench; it’s is a great way to target your lower abdominal muscles and build …

Move of the Week with Heather Chapman: Side Plank with Clam Shell

2013-04-12

Sadly, Jana McDermid has left WFCC as she’s moved away… we’ll miss you, Jana! But there’s a new Diva of Demonstration in town: personal trainer and kinesiologist Heather Chapman! She’ll be doing our Move of the Week feature from now on: each week, Heather teaches you the proper form for an important exercise. To book a …

Move of the Week: The Plank

2012-12-10

It’s that time again: our fantastic personal trainer Jana McDermid from our Pickering club teaches you the proper form for an important exercise! To book a session with Jana or any of our other personal trainers, call our Pickering location or fill out our online form. The plank is a great way to build endurance in both the abs and …

Move of the Week: Tricep Dips

2012-12-03

It’s that time again: our fantastic personal trainer Jana McDermid from our Pickering club teaches you the proper form for an important exercise! To book a session with Jana or any of our other personal trainers, call our Pickering location or fill out our online form. Tricep Dips Toning your triceps — the muscles that run on the backside of …

Do You Know How to Row?

2012-09-07

For most of us, the idea of rowing is familiar: even if we haven’t been on a rowing machine at the gym before, we’ve rowed on an actual boat or watched rowing at the Olympics. If we were using equipment that was totally new to us – say, for instance, Kangoo Jumps shoes, which are …

Oh, Baby: A Post-Partum Primer for your Abs

2012-07-23

So much changes after having a baby. Most of the changes are positive, once you settle in. But some of the new stuff – like the lack of sleep and shortage of clean clothes – is less welcome. Also potentially difficult is what having a baby can do to your body, even if you’ve had …