5 Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer

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Try as they might, weights aren’t just going to lift themselves. They need you to pick them up, as well as a plan of what to do with with. But where should you start? It’s easier when you have guidance. That’s where utilizing the services of a personal trainer becomes a total game changer. Having a step-by-step plan in place … Read More

Benefits of Working Out with a Personal Trainer

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Regular physical activity will help substantially reduce health risks such as heart disease, stroke and cancer, and improve your quality of life. While we understand the importance of exercise, not everyone acts upon it. The gym can be a scary place if you’re unfamiliar with the equipment and an exercise routine. A personal trainer is the perfect person to help … Read More

The Personal Training Relationship

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You’ve decided to make a change in your life, and living a healthy and active lifestyle is part of it. Working with a Personal Trainer has many benefits, including support and guidance along the way to transformation. You are ready to work hard, change your mindset, and progressively turn your life into the picture of balance while learning the tools … Read More

4 Ways To Get Back On Track

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After a hectic summer, September is often viewed as a time to refresh. It’s a time to get back into routine, to set new goals and work towards accomplishing them. It’s also a great time to give back to yourself. We get it, life happens. In the summer, our fitness goals seem to fall by the wayside. Maybe even a stressful … Read More

Time to Ditch the Scale

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When I started my health and fitness journey, the body composition scale at my gym registered me at a whopping 43% body fat. I knew I was overweight at 177 lbs, but 43% body fat was quite a shock. Almost half of me was fat. It still blows my mind when I think about it. Needless to say, it was … Read More

Win with Passport to Fitness

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We want you to experience all of the different things that World Health offers in the club by getting to know the space and the people who make it unique. To make it even more appealing to you, we’ve created the Passport to Fitness contest. Between November 1-30, fill out your Passport card to be entered into a draw to … Read More

10 Reasons To Strength Train

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Isometric: working against an unmovable force. Isotonic: moving weight through a range of motion. Isokinetic: muscle contracts and shortens at a constant speed. There are 650+ muscles in the human body. Stronger core = better posture. Sleep better. 60% of people who strength train get an average of 7-hours or more of sleep per night. Lower bad cholesterol and blood … Read More

Strength Train to Lose Weight

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If your number one goal is to lose weight, don’t be afraid to strength train. Many gym-goers believe that lifting weights is only to increase size in the form of bulging muscles and cardio is the way to burn fat. According to Penn State University, lifting weights is the secret to fat loss. Researchers put overweight people on a reduced-calorie nutrition … Read More

Calgary Fitness Careers: How to Get Started

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When you surround yourself with happy and energetic people, it rubs off. Fitness professionals are upbeat and excited to come to work, not only because they love fitness but also because they genuinely enjoy working with others. We’re in a people industry. Every year World Health hires a number of members who want a career in an active and healthy … Read More

World Health Recognized as One of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada

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World Health has been recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. “We are very excited to be recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Most Engaged Workplaces,” said Scott Wildeman, Sr VP of Operations, World Health. “We are a people organization. … Read More