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

How to Lose Weight in a Calgary Gym

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Consuming a sensible diet is only half of the equation when it comes to how to lose weight. Engaging in a regular exercise routine is equally important when it comes to shedding the pounds and improving overall health. There are also two mental states of mind that are crucial to taking on the weight loss challenge and maintaining your achieved … Read More

Strength Training for Weight Loss

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Think of your fitness goals. It is common for them to include weight loss, toning or health improvements. You’ll be happy to know your goals can be achieved with a balanced program that includes strength training. Research on the benefits of strength training for weight loss is clear: the more muscle mass an individual has the higher their metabolism. One benefit you … Read More

What You’ve Read: Best of 2017

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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 2017.   5 Things To Know When You’re New To Exercise Starting a new exercise program can be really nerve-wracking; the gym can seem like … 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

Fitness Focus: Light Bulb Moments

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I’m new to health and fitness and a lot of people ask me why I’ve traded an academic career for personal training and nutrition consulting. I think the easiest way to address this question is to tell you that I wanted to help people do what I did. So, here’s my story: My journey to health has been long and … Read More

Nick G – World Health Member Success Stories

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Throughout my experience I have learned a lot about proper fitness, nutrition and about myself. I joined World Health because I was the slowest personal on the hiking train, didn’t have much stamina when out bike riding, and did not have the most appealing body. I had been going to the gym for about eight months and was not seeing … Read More

Eric T – World Health Member Success Stories

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Location: World Health Edgemont I approached my personal trainer Jeremy because I wanted a mentor to help me achieve my personal fitness goals. He helped me in many different ways. To start off, he helped me strengthen my lower back, which was strained due to a previous injury. He has also helped me with many little things, such as proper form … Read More