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3 Variations of Back Exercises from Beginner to Advance

3 Variations of Back Exercises from Beginner to Advance In a world where we sit at a desk, are hunched over our phones and rarely pull our shoulders back, these exercises are so important. Not only will they help with your posture and prevent neck/back pain, they should also be included in any workout routine.…

The Evolution of my Fitness Routine

Hockey was everything to me during my childhood. At the age of 10 we started having off-ice training sessions. So I guess that is when you could say my gym workouts started. We were not lifting weights, but working on our hand eye coordination and plyometric and explosive power. I’ll be honest when I say…

Things to Avoid When Hiring an Edmonton Personal Trainer

We are so lucky to have access to some of the best personal trainers in Edmonton! They are knowledgeable and passionate about fitness, and they really care about helping their clients reach their goals. But like any industry, there are some bad apples, and here are some tips on what to avoid when looking for…

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation- This 1 Thing Will Make Your Week More Productive. So, you’ve got a case of the Mondays… back to reality, the grind, the rat race and all those other ridiculous sayings. Let’s face it, Mondays stink! But there is one thing you can do to help get rid of those Monday blues,which has…

Parents Need to Exercise Not Only for Themselves but for Their Kids

If you are a parent, it’s time to get active. Get active for yourself first and foremost. We know all of the positive side effects of exercise- improved mood, higher energy, improved sleep, reduced anxiety/depression, and increased life span. So if that isn’t enough of a reason to workout, then do it for your kid(s).…

Things to Look for in a Personal Trainer in Edmonton

When looking at our city, there are so many amazing personal trainers in Edmonton. This industry has many great fitness coaches who generally care about their clientele and want to live in a healthier society. That being said, of course there are bad apples like there are in any industry. But you can avoid them…

MUSCLES ACTIVATE

Are you finding yourself going through the motions during your workouts? So many people go to the gym or a group class, and by looking at them they seem to be performing the exercises perfectly. But are they actually engaging the proper muscle groups? If you’re finding yourself going through the motions during your workouts,…

Tips on Meal Planning

If you’re trying to improve your fitness, you might be thinking about things like working out more often, or eating more vegetables. But there’s one other factor that can make a big difference in your results: meal planning. That’s right, meal planning is key to reaching your fitness goals. And yet, it’s often overlooked or…

How do I get back into working out?

It finally seems like things are normal again. The kids are back in school, many are back to the office and the traffic is awful. But after a long two years many aren’t back into the same workout routine they once had. So how do we get that back? 1) Start exercising now, not tomorrow,…

HIIT WORKOUTS

HIIT WORKOUTS : IS IT RIGHT FOR ME? The term HIIT stands for High-Intensity Interval Training. It is a form of cardiovascular exercise that alternates between short periods of high-intensity effort and recovery. The theory behind HIIT is that by alternating between these two states, you can burn more calories in a shorter amount of…