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Three Holiday Reminders

Hey everyone – just popping in with three important pre-holiday reminders: Just like ‘normal’ years, Nielsen Fitness is open and serving clients (virtually) straight through the holidays. So there’s no need to put a pause on your workouts – or delay getting started… especially if you have extra time on your hands!Intro six-packs can be purchased for gift-giving purposes right up…

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Exercise Review: the Wall Sit

The wall sit is an exercise we’ve been doing with our clients for years. It’s fantastic because it requires no equipment, except for your bodyweight and a wall!You can do it virtually almost anywhere – at your home, cottage, office or while on vacation – you name it! doing a wall sit in my home office/gym The beauty of the…

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Toronto Fitness Company Reaps the Rewards of Its COVID Pivot

A little something from Canada News Wire: TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2020 /CNW/ – Though the pandemic has affected them greatly, Toronto-based personal training company ‘Nielsen Fitness’ didn’t close up shop (or break the law) as a result of COVID precautions; instead they adapted their entire business model to continue serving clients through the pandemic with a focus on safety and the ‘long game’.  Poul Nielsen, CEO and…

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It’s OK to start small

Too often, people go about a new habit/resolution until they run out of steam. They don’t see results – because a true plan takes a lot of commitment and effort. No matter what your intention is, if your actions are not executed via a well-thought plan – your likelihood of success is small. Many times people become injured, or simply can’t…

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How to Project and Refocus your Goals

We are in difficult and unprecedented times. Even in the best of times most people are unsuccessful at making their fitness goals stick. Now with the coronavirus things can be even tougher. In this video I/Poul Nielsen share a valuable tip on how and why it’s important to constantly refocus your goals and how to project yourself towards success.

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Update

Hi everyone – Poul here 👋⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What a few months this has been. At NF we’ve been working hard to pivot our in-home personal training to virtual training as a way to keep our team working and our clients working out through this unprecedented time. On the whole, it’s worked very well and we intend to keep virtual as an…

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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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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 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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