PREMIUM IN-HOME, STUDIO & VIRTUAL PERSONAL TRAINING

REQUEST A FREE FIRST WORKOUT

Fitness

8 reasons to vary your exercise routine

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or new to the world of fitness, the importance of variety in your exercise routine cannot be overstated. While consistency is the true key to any results, in most cases, incorporating a diverse range of exercise styles and movements is optimal for functional health, longevity, and enjoyment.8 ways to amp up your fitness routine1. BREAKING […]

READ MORE

My muscles are sore! Should I work out?

Post-workout soreness, commonly known as Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS for short), is a familiar sensation for most. For some, the ache is a satisfying feeling; you know you’ve challenged yourself and are growing stronger. For others, it can be an uncomfortable nuisance. Whether you like the feeling or not, DOMS can leave you pondering whether it’s acceptable to push through […]

READ MORE

Why you should aim for consistency over perfection

In the pursuit of a healthier lifestyle, it’s easy to fall into the trap of striving for perfection. Our Instagram and Pinterest feeds are flooded with seemingly flawless fitness models portraying an “ideal lifestyle” of fasted cardio, daily green juice, zero added sugar, and washboard abs. The image of these flawless workout and meal plans, perfectly executed with impeccable form, discipline, […]

READ MORE

6 ways to stay active in winter

As the temperature drops, it’s tempting to stay indoors and hibernate until spring. Netflix may be calling your name, but maintaining an active lifestyle is crucial for both physical and mental well-being, especially during the winter months. Embrace the chill this season with invigorating ways to exercise that will keep you warm while making the most of the snowy wonderland outside. […]

READ MORE

5 reasons why building and maintaining muscle mass is critical

Muscle mass is a vital component of our overall health and well-being that should not be overlooked. Beyond the aesthetic benefits of a toned physique, preserving muscle mass plays a crucial role in various aspects of our lives. In this blog, we’ll explore five reasons why it’s essential to prioritize the maintenance of muscle mass throughout our lives. METABOLISM AND […]

READ MORE

Why Thin Doesn’t Always = Healthy

The other day one of our virtual personal training clients, who is in great shape, told me that one of her friends remarked to her, “Why on earth do you work out? You’re skinny!” This comment is an example of a great misconception in our society: that skinny = healthy.This client can deadlift and squat more than her own body […]

READ MORE

How to Establish a New Fitness Routine

Whether it’s January and you’re a resolution-making kind of person, or it’s September and you’re a parent, teacher or professional student, it’s the time of new beginnings, and of return to routine – which makes it an ideal time to establish a new healthy habit.Here are 3 tips to help set you up for success and establish a new fitness […]

READ MORE

The benefits of strength training for older adults

As we get older, taking care of our bodies becomes more important than ever. It’s no secret that maintaining a regular exercise routine is essential for overall health and well-being. But what about strength training after 50? Is it really necessary? The answer is yes! In fact, strength training becomes even more crucial as we age. Not only does it enhance quality […]

READ MORE

Exercise is the key to longevity

Exercise is a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle, but its significance extends far beyond immediate physical gains. One of the most critical aspects of exercise is its profound impact on longevity: not only in terms of years lived, but in terms of vitality and independence also. At Nielsen Fitness, we think longevity should be part of your ‘why’ for engaging in […]

READ MORE

how to protect your knees from pain

As pivotal joints in our body, the knees bear the brunt of our movements and activities. This makes them susceptible to wear and tear over time.Whether you’re dealing with knee pain or aiming to prevent it, adopting a holistic approach to knee health is paramount. In this guide, we’ll delve into the many causes of knee pain and discuss exercise […]

READ MORE