Our April – 6 Week Challenge Winner!

We’re really excited to introduce our April - 6 Week Challenge Winner - Ada Katirai!   Ada is one determined mama! She knew that it was time to take control of her health post baby and even shocked herself with her amazing accomplishments.   Before she was chosen as the winner, she sent us this [...]

Want Real Results from your Cardio? Hill Sprints!

Hill sprinting can seem a bit daunting at first, but it will help you build some serious stamina and strength, where most cardio programs fall short. If you’re a runner, hill sprinting will also help to build stamina for longer runs as well as help strengthen the ankles. Give it a go and also see [...]

2016-12-21T20:36:54+00:00 By |Fitness, Health, Mindset, Wellness|0 Comments

Ladies! Should you modify your workout during your time of the month?

Weight rooms used to be where mainly men worked out, and most women were intimidated to go anywhere near them. Thankfully, things have changed, and many more women are embracing weight lifting. This is great progress! Women feel amazing when they feel strong physically, and it translates to many areas of their life.   As women [...]

Our March – 6 Week Transformation Challenge Winner!

We're excited to present to you the winner of our March - 6 Week Transformation Challenge: Eleni Martin, from our Queen West location!     This mom of two boys, is one determined lady! She did what it took to reach some healthy goals: consistent food logging, healthy eating and perfect class attendance! Eleni, was able to [...]

February Six Week Challenge Winner!

And the winner of the last 6 week challenge is!: Rowen Brownlow from the beaches location! This is what daily logging and determination gets you! Way to go Rowen! We are really proud of you! Rowen lost 13 pounds, 9 inches and won $500! Which she has decided to use to continue on her fitness [...]

Why we need to squat

The Squat – one of the mightiest and most effective exercises there is. What makes it so effective is that even under light load, it incorporates many muscles in the body, and becoming strong in this pattern can have great benefits in our everyday lives. The functionality of the squat goes way beyond the gym [...]

2016-12-21T20:36:29+00:00 By |Fitness, Health, Stretches|0 Comments

4 Great Ab Exercises that are Not Crunches!

Conventional crunches off the floor is far from functional. They will also do nothing for attaining flat abs if that’s what you’re after.   Crunches promote forward head posture and shortens your upper abdominals, which restricts the ribcage and prevents the diaphragm from expanding. This is bad!   In order to breathe effectively – meaning [...]

Release Tight Areas from Too Much Sitting!

Most of us sit for long periods throughout the day. This can take a huge toll on our bodies and lead to chronic low back pain, tight hips, and forward posture, among other issues. Of course these issues will then affect all other areas of our lives, from everyday activities to workouts at the gym. [...]

Breathing for Stability

If you’ve ever been to an exercise class or worked with trainer, you’ve likely been cued to "draw your belly button into your spine". Well hopefully you have, because this is a very important cue when performing many exercises, such as lunging, squatting, doing pushups, planking, especially of holding weight. This small but significant movement [...]