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A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO FITNESS (PART1)

Awhile back I read Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Mr. Covey lays out seven very effective ways that, when implemented, will change one’s life. It’s been a very popular book in the business world. But, why stop there? Can we employ these to other facets of our lives? Let’s take a […]

Use what Nice Weather we have left to your ADVANTAGE!

We had an interesting summer no matter what part of Canada you were in this year. Some of us got more sun then expected while others were a little disappointed with the amount of sun they were allowed to use to their advantage. One thing for sure, the weather seems to be staying with us […]

Fitness Quotes to Motivate You to Reach Those Fitness Goals!!!

“SHORT TERM PAIN ALLOWS FOR LONG TERM GAIN” ” BELIEF IN YOURSELF AND YOUR FITNESS GOALS IS THE IGNITION SWITCH THAT GETS YOU OFF THE SOFA AND INTO YOU WORKOUT SHOES” “ATTITUDE IS A LITTLE THING THAT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FITNESS SUCCESS OR FITNESS FAILURE” “YOUR FITNESS GOALS SHOULD ALWAYS BE JUST OUTTA […]

When there’s a Will there’s a Way

There are a myriad of excuses for why an individual doesn’t workout. Generally, the excuse most often given is a lack of time. As a society, we’re working long hours, taking the kids to soccer practice, running errands; anything but working out. We’re just far too busy. Well, where there’s a will, there’s a way. […]

Facts of Drinking while working toward our Fitness Goals!

You’ve had a great summer vacation and enjoyed what your “party time”. There were picnics in the park, back yard barbecues, and alcohol. Your intentions of healthy eating have gone down the tubes. But! All is not lost. Here’s the scoop on alcohol. Information about alcohol is often asked possibly by clients wondering what they […]

Give yourself the EDGE. Calculating Cardio Alternatives

Cardio is an important component of a healthy lifestyle, but it tends to be very challenging when it come to finding the motivation to do it. By incorporating a variety of exercises and activities into your routine, you can help prevent the boredom that comes with doing the same thing each day. Different activities utilize […]

Part 2 of F.I.T.T.

Time Time is similar to frequency in it’s ability to compliment a progressive routine and allow for flexibility in unusual circumstances. By starting with 30 minutes a day of activity and increasing to 60 minutes, you can gradually build strength and endurance without overdoing it. When life throws a wrench in your workout plans, you […]

Using F.I.T.T. too your ADVANTAGE! Be Creative and shock your body!

Nobody like to do the same workout routine day after day after day. It gets old fast and leads to mental burnout pretty quick. Not only is it mentally draining, but being rigid in a strict routine can set you up for failure, as life is never the same everyday. By using the F.I.T.T factors […]

Who needs a gym when you have outdoors

I often tell my clients that they don’t need a gym membership to get in shape. With a few simple tools, you can workout anywhere. Now that the weather is cooling off a bit, you can experience a fantastic workout while enjoying the changing seasons. For a more intense routine, you can pack a “gym […]

Finsihing off ‘Keeping it Simple”

Last time we went over Nutrition  and Cardio Training as the first 2 tips for “Keeping it Simple” . We will now go over the last 3 steps that will help inform you all the variables to help you reach your fitness goals! 3. Resistance Training This key component will help you become a lean, […]