personal trainers

No More Excuses!


We’ve all been there. The week comes and go, and we still haven’t been to the gym. Next week, we all think, next week I’ll go twice … at least. And a week later we find ourselves back in the same position, making promises we know we won’t keep.  But it doesn’t have to be …

HIIT It! Get Into Great Shape with High Intensity Interval Training at WFCC!


Another new workout trend is making the rounds, but this one is actually backed up by science! High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) was studied by researchers at McMaster University back in 2010 , and they discovered that “…doing 10 one-minute sprints on a standard stationary bike with about one minute of rest in between, three …

Why Join A Gym, Anyway? Here’s Why.


What are the benefits of going to a gym? Why should you join WFCC? Well, aside from providing a great environment for exercise, gyms have a lot of benefits that you might not be aware of. If you’re trying to decide whether to work out at home or whether to join a gym, consider these …

Meet Lesa Snider, WFCC Pickering’s Trainer of the Month for July!


Meet this month’s fabulous Trainer of the Month at WFCC Pickering: Lesa Snider! Lesa has 5 years experience in the long distance running environment. She has not only participated in many half and full marathons, but has also coached many to accomplish their goals. She has worked at this club for the last year helping …

Burlington Trainer of the Month: Erin Makins


Meet our fabulous WFCC Burlington Trainer of the Month: Erin Makins! Erin is a Kinesiology graduate from McMaster University where she specialized in human physiology, including rehabilitation of sport and chronic injuries as well as physical activity for special populations, such as those with coronary heart disease. While at McMaster, she was a part of the cross …

Promenade Trainer of the Month: Josee Provencher


This month, we’re excited to announce that Josee Provencher at Promenade is our Trainer of the Month! We asked Josee some questions about her workout philosophy and routine, and here is what she had to say.

Secrets from the Push-Up Queen!


The WFCC personal trainers and kinesiologists had lots of fun at the CanFitPro conference two weekends ago… but they also enjoyed some major success. Our Promenade personal trainer Sandra Agostini was the grand prize winner in a push-up contest sponsored by personal training and fitness guru Tommy Europe! We asked her to share her secrets …