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Client Profile: Deleo De Leonardis

A health scare got Deleo motivated to start her fitness journey. Now, after two plus years of workingwith the Nielsen Fitness team, she is more motivated than ever to keep it up. ​Here’s her story: What originally motivated you to contact Nielsen Fitness?​Well, it all started with a health scare. This eventually resolved itself, however at my yearly Medcanphysical the…

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3 exercises to REVERSE BAD posture

Over time, chronic hunching or slouching can lead to a ton of problems over and above tight muscles and a rounded back. Chronic poor posture – which many of us are dealing with thanks to desk jobs and driving – can lead to structural changes in your spine, which cause abnormal wear and tear on the joint surfaces, which can…

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client profile: mike dewis

Mike Dewis is a busy professional – who, in his early 40s is in the best shape of his life – and actually enjoying his workouts for a change! Here’s his story: Why did you get started with Nielsen Fitness? Last year, I was at a point in my life where I realized I was in my 40’s and unhappy…

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FAVOURITE 5: INEXPENSIVE 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…

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3 easy stretches you can *actually* do at your desk

If you like to read up on the latest health trends, you’ve likely read articles praising the virtues of desk stretching and thought “I could NEVER do that at my desk!” We get it. But we also know that if you sit for most of your work day, you’re likely experiencing pain in your lower back, tightness in your chest, and…

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Client Profile: Suzanna Gasparetto

​Suzanna is a busy lawyer who has seen great success personal training at home with Nielsen Fitness – because it works for her busy lifestyle. She’s soon to be married and in better shape than she has been in a long time.​Here’s her story:  How long have you been training with Nielsen Fitness? Since Nov 2015 – so a little…

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CLIENT PROFILE: STACEY AND CHRIS

Much like life, exercise is about the journey – not the destination. Those who see it as a lifelong commitment (as opposed to a short-lived endeavor to meet a specific goal) tend to enjoy the process more, and get the most out of it. Our client Stacey Morrow (a lawyer) and her husband Chris Yu (a pastor) are prime examples. They’ve been…

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Client Profile: Martin Gangadeen

​At Nielsen Fitness, we work with a lot of busy professionals who, despite being short on time, understand the importance of fitness, and want to make it a part of their lives. Our November client of the month, Martin Gangadeen, is one of these clients. He’s been training with us for five years, and is a pro at setting mini goals…

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Client Profile: Monica Lalomia Gibbs

One of the most difficult ‘seasons’ of life during which to exercise is when you’re a busy parent with young children (a fact I understand well because I’m in this stage myself!). But it’s also a really important time to exercise. We wrote a bit about why here, in case you’re interested in knowing more. But for today, I’m thrilled to…

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