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We’ve moved to virtual training (for now)

Like countless other businesses, we’ve had to make an incredibly difficult decision in light of the COVID-19 situation, which is to put a temporary pause on in-home workouts. We are urging our clients to stick with us via virtual training OR outdoor workouts during this time (exercise is, after all, a great stress reliever and way to pass the time!)…

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Our Favourite Virtual Training IN-HOME EXERCISE TOOLS

We specialize in workouts with limited space and equipment. Without a doubt, the number one question our trainers get asked is… “what equipment should I buy?”The fact of the matter is, you DON’T need an expensive treadmill, elliptical, or Bowflex machine to have a great workout. In fact, some of the most effective exercises use nothing more than your body weight.That…

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Our COVID-19 Plan

As the COVID-19 situation escalates, I wanted to share our plan for protecting our clients and our team through this unprecedented situation. First of all, it bears mentioning that in-home training is among the safest exercise options from a social distancing perspective, as it does not involve exposure to crowds or public spaces.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For now, it’s business as usual here…

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Want to live longer? Get moving!

Not too long ago, a group of researchers in Brazil discovered a simple fitness test that may help predict your longevity by measuring how easily you can sit and rise from the floor.Other related tests have looked at how many steps it takes, and how long it takes to stand up from lying (supine) of the floor.The bottom line, though, is…

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Six reasons why in-home training beats the gym

  1. Welcoming atmosphere. You are at home – there is no worry about an intimidating gym atmosphere, navigating around a facility that you may not be comfortable with, or any competitive Joes flexing in the mirror as you try to focus on those military presses. Even better, you get to choose the music that gets you pumped, instead of having to…

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THREE QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE YOU HIRE A TRAINER

Hiring a personal trainer is a big decision for most people. Since all personal trainers are not created equal and there’s no regulating body for this industry, it’s important to make sure you do your due diligence when interviewing – and selecting – the right personal trainer for you. To help you do that, here are three questions to ask…

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INTERMITTENT FASTING: WHAT, HOW & WHY

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a dietary practice that’s getting a lot of attention these days. In a nutshell, it involves fitting all your calories for the day into a condensed window of time and ‘fasting’ outside those hours. Many intermittent fasters eat within an eight-hour window – for example, noon to 8pm – and fast for the remaining 16 hours…

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5 BENEFITS OF CORE STRENGTH

A strong core is an absolutely essential part of a strong and healthy body. Your abdominal muscles are critical to almost everything you do – and the benefits of building and maintaining their strength go far beyond appearances. Below are five ways core strength is crucial to your health, mobility, strength and comfort.  Everyday acts – bending to put on shoes,…

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ADRENAL FATIGUE 101

Adrenal fatigue is a very real phenomenon that’s becoming increasingly common in our fast-paced stressful world. We recruited the help of resident nutritionist Evian Rodriguez to bring you this primer on what adrenal fatigue is, how to know if you have it – and what to do about it. WHAT IS ADRENAL FATIGUE? Your body has two mechanisms to deal…

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