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Effective Ways to Lose Unhealthy Fat

With spring approaching and the pandemic (hopefully!) subsiding, a lot of Canadians are looking to get back to their pre-pandemic health and fitness levels and lose extra ‘pandemic pounds’. Whether you have 5, 10 or 20 unwanted pounds to shed, here are five HEALTHY ways to kick your body into fat burning mode: 1. Eat More ProteinEating more protein is […]

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How To Lose Unhealthy Belly Fat: Tips & Tricks

Various life-threatening diseases are associated with abdominal (aka ‘belly’) fat. And, as we age, we also naturally lose muscle mass — which is all too often replaced with fat. Luckily there are some things you can do to prevent harmful fat gain: Tip #1: Start a Food DiaryThis tip is all about awareness, because so many people aren’t conscious of […]

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Why Not to Skip Your Rest Day

The success of an exercise program doesn’t come solely from performing the exercises themselves. It also entails taking adequate rest and recovery days so that your body isn’t overloaded with stress and has time to repair and recoup. The Benefits of a Regular Rest Day Recovery happens when we rest. In fact, this is an essential part of the success […]

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5 Healthy, Quick and Easy Breakfasts

Healthy Breakfasts for Weight Loss It’s not easy to get out the door on time in the morning, let alone with a nutritious breakfast in your belly.  We hear this time and again from our personal training clients.  Luckily there are a lot of quick and healthy breakfast options – that are delicious and will keep you fuelled ‘til lunch. […]

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5 Health Hacks You Haven’t Heard Of

5 Unusual Health Hacks While there are no true shortcuts or hacks for being a fit and healthy person, we’ve shared some lesser known fitness and health tips and facts that just might help you reach your goals faster:  1) Add Olive Oil to your Protein Shake If you’re looking to increase healthy fats in your diet, help with inflammation, […]

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How to Lose Those Unwanted Pandemic Pounds

Now, more than ever, our clients have come to us wanting to lose body fat, specifically fat around the belly, thighs, arms, and hips – much of which was (understandably) gained during the pandemic, due to increased stress and reduced physical activity.While we understand the desire to shed unwanted fat (and can help you do it!), we always encourage individuals […]

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3 Things Postnatal Clients Should Know

How to Safely Ease Back into Exercise Postpartum Becoming a parent is a beautiful and challenging time full of unknowns. One of those for many new mothers is when and how to safely re-introduce exercise after having a baby. While we always recommend discussing this with your healthcare provider, here are a few general things you should know – to […]

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5 Things to Check Before Hiring a Trainer

How to Find a Fitness Trainer If you’ve been searching online for a personal trainer, you might feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of options. Maybe you’ve even plugged the phrase “how to find a personal trainer” into Google, only to be left feeling more confused than when you started.At Nielsen Fitness, we understand how overwhelming it can be to […]

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