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How Not to Fall off the Fitness Wagon

Wanting to improve your fitness or body composition is one thing. Doing it, however, is the hard part.If you’re struggling to stay ‘on the wagon’ and commit to your fitness goals, you are not alone. But there are things you can do to drastically increase your chances of sticking with it once the initial motivation wears off. 1. Set a […]

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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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Will a Fitness Tracker Help Me Reach My Fitness Goals?

To use a fitness tracker or not to use a fitness tracker…That is the question!Though certainly not an essential piece of equipment, a fitness tracker can absolutely play a role in helping you reach your fitness/wellness goals. Based on experience, here are some of the features about the Apple Watch (in particular, which is what Poul wears; though many would […]

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Virtual Workouts

Meetings have been taking place online for quite some time – but a live workout? Virtual personal training is a relatively new concept that works surprisingly well. We know that the concept raises questions though – so here’s an overview of virtual training, how it works and what you can expect.First things first: Just like for in-home personal training, Nielsen […]

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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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