Stretch It Out With Yoga

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Most people exercise to lose weight, build muscle and change their body shape. What they don’t realize is how important it is to stretch and create muscular length. The main focus is always weight loss or muscular strength when it should be about creating a balance between strength and length. You should be as long as you are strong! An … Read More

What to Expect From Your First Group Fitness Class

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Research has shown that working out with a partner or in a group setting with a team of like-minded individuals increases success. You know the benefits but group fitness classes can be overwhelming if you’ve never tried it. With numerous daily options and classes for all levels, members never need to feel left out or intimidated. Group fitness is a welcoming environment … Read More

4 Reasons to Try Group Fitness

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You have been checking out our group fitness schedule, but don’t know where to start. Yoga, Spin, Pound, Force – what is it all about? Here are four reasons to try a group fitness class at World Health. Instructor-led: All classes are led by an experienced team of highly skilled, fully certified instructors who receive continuing education to keep them up … Read More

Balancing Life Through Yoga

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Are you feeling like tasks and responsibilities are adding up? Today we have become accustomed to being the multitasker. We not only accomplish numerous jobs in the day but also play many roles which come with expectations. If you were to stop and reflect on the impacts of your life as a multitasker, do you feel like you want to … Read More

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Gym Membership

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So you have a gym membership, now what? You are one of the dwindling few in Canada who are making a leap forward to combat obesity. According to a 2013 Stats Canada study, approximately two thirds of men (62%) and almost half of women (45%) are classified as overweight or obese. We are plagued by a society of inactivity and … Read More

What You’ve Read: Best of 2016

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Taking a look back at the year, we’ve covered everything from group fitness classes to nutrition tips and recipes, from weird workouts to abs! Here are the top posts you have loved and the best of 2016.   10 Signs You Need To Make A Healthy Body Weight Change We all know it – that nagging voice in the back of … Read More

Why You Should Do Yoga

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Yoga is not a new thing, but there are still misconceptions and fears about a yoga group fitness class. There is no need to be intimidated by yoga; it’s for everyone no matter gender or fitness training goal. What is Yoga? Yoga is an ancient Eastern art and discipline designed to create a union of the mind, body and soul. Yoga means … Read More

STRONG by Zumba

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World Health Calgary is adding STRONG by Zumba, a new group fitness class, to the lineup starting late October. What Is STRONG by Zumba? This workout revolutionizes Zumba as you know it by melding strong, upbeat rhythms with powerful, high intensity cardio and strength conditioning moves to fire up your fitness potential. Using only your body weight, STRONG by Zumba is … Read More

Try Group Fitness Class

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Many individuals hold exercise in a negative light; they consider it to be something that must be done, rather then something that could be enjoyed.  This does not have to be the case. You can achieve the results that you want and still have fun.  This is why you should try group fitness class. From Zumba to Yoga, Rush, Fire … Read More

8 Reasons to Try Boot Camp

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We only get a few months of great weather in Alberta and we want to be able to enjoy as much of it as possible, including time working out. While it is important to continue strength training with barbells, dumb bells, or resistance equipment, boot camps offer a great outdoor complement to your routine. The group sessions build strength and … Read More