toronto fitness

The Holidays Are Over. Let’s Get Back On Track!

2013-01-04

Happy new year! The winter holidays are a wonderful time of year – full of cheer, good company and lots of food and drinks. It’s also a time of year when it’s easy to fall off the wagon for your exercise and diet regime, especially if you’ve been inundated with family obligations, travel and parties. …

Move of the Week: The Upright Row

2012-12-18

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 Starting Position  Stand with legs at a comfortable distance apart — about shoulder …

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: Weighted Plie Squat

2012-11-25

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 plie squat is a simple exercise that has …

Move of the Week: Push-Ups

2012-11-17

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. This week, we’re looking at a couple of different …

Move of the Week: The Basic Lunge

2012-11-10

We’ve got a great new feature on the blog here at Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada: the Move of the Week! Each week, personal trainer Jana McDermid – who trains clients at our Pickering club – will teach you a great new move for your repertoire. (Feel free to contact the club if you’d like …

Fit for Life: Pilates and the Art of Aging Gracefully

2012-10-23

Ready to get into Pilates? You can see the Pilates classes offered by WFCC here, or you can work with one of our excellent personal trainers to do some one-on-one Pilates work! Get in touch to see how we can help. You’ve probably heard about the seemingly never-ending list of celebrities who are devotees of Pilates. But …

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 …

Jump! Jump! Join us for Kangoo!

2012-06-12

Have you heard about the new Kangoo craze? Kangoo Jumps footgear are one of the hottest ways to get in shape and get your heart rate up. And you can sample a Kangoo class this week at WFCC: just click here for times and dates. Kangoo footgear was created to be a low-impact alternative to …

What a Night at the SHOW WE CARE Fashion Show and Gala!

2012-06-10

What an incredible night it was! On Thursday, June 7, WFCC members, staff and friends took to the stage at 6 Degrees, one of the hottest clubs in town at the heart of Yonge and Eglinton. Our gorgeous models strutted their stuff, there was food and drink galore (including a stunning dessert table by Georgie …