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The Uphill Battle: Why Achieving a Fitness Goal Is So Hard

Embarking on a fitness journey can be an exhilarating experience filled with hope and motivation. You set a goal, create a workout plan, and promise yourself that this time you’ll stick to it. However, as the days turn into weeks and months, many people find themselves struggling to stay on track. The question that lingers…

Fall Fitness- Rekindling Your Fitness Flame after a Summer Hiatus

As the warm, lazy days of summer draw to a close, it’s common to feel a slight pang of guilt about those patio beers, delicious meals or skipped workouts. But the changing of seasons offers the perfect opportunity to refocus on your fitness goals and get back into the groove. Set Clear Goals: Before diving…

Easy High Protein Snacks

Protein is an essential macronutrient that is crucial for building and repairing muscles, maintaining healthy skin and hair, and keeping our immune system strong. Incorporating high-protein snacks into our diet can help us meet our daily protein needs and keep us feeling full and satisfied between meals. Here are five healthy, high-protein snacks that you…

Let’s Talk Repetitions

Repetition is an essential aspect of any workout routine. Repetitions refer to the number of times an exercise is performed in a set. The number of repetitions you perform in a set can significantly impact your workout and its results. Different repetitions are used for various goals, from building endurance to increasing strength and muscle…

Exercise and Mental Health

After seeing Alexandra Mae Jones article ( https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/physical-activity-should-be-considered-as-front-line-treatment-for-depression-scientific-review-1.6309158 ) on CTV News on Sunday, I was curious to read a little bit more into the study that was conducted at the University of South Australia ( https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2023/03/02/bjsports-2022-106195) . Dr. Ben Signh and his team set out to see what side effects physical activity will have…

Vacations and Workouts

We are coming to the dog days of winter and for some of us lucky ones that means getting away to a warmer climate. When we’re on vacation, it can be easy to slip out of our usual fitness routine. However, just because we’re on a break from work and everyday life doesn’t mean we…

Edmonton Personal Trainer: A Key to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

An Edmonton personal trainer can play a crucial role in helping you reach your fitness goals. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, build muscle, or simply improve your overall health and wellness, working with an experienced and knowledgeable personal trainer can provide you with the support and guidance you need to succeed. Here are just…

Why Fitness in Your 30’s is so Important

As you enter your 30’s, you may start to notice changes in your body and overall health. Perhaps you’re not as quick to recover from a tough workout or you’re carrying a few extra pounds. While these changes can be disheartening, it’s important to remember that your 30’s is actually the perfect time to focus…

New to the Gym? 4 Things to Not Worry About

We are still in that phase of the New Year where people are starting to get into a fitness routine or maybe have just started up. First of all if you started in January and are still staying strong and consistent, congratulations! Getting into a gym routine is not easy, and that first month is…

Build Muscle with These 5 Exercises

Many people over complicate their fitness routine. When it comes to programming a proper workout routine it is actually quite simple (but don’t tell anyone… that is why the fitness industry does over $1 Billion a year). All it comes down to is push, pull, press, squat and core. If you are only able to…