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

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

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

Ryan S – World Health Member Success Stories

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Until the venerable age of 32 I had worked outside of the downtown core for most of my career. I had stayed active, through sport mostly, and found time to not eat too terribly. Cue the downtown-working environment. A very busy work lifestyle meant horrible eating and inactivity replaced all workouts. I was slowly coining the term “skinny fat”. Hockey injuries had also … Read More

Whitney W – World Health Member Success Stories

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Location: World Health Edgemont When I started the eight-week challenge, I didn’t think I could succeed. I had failed so many times in the past that I thought this would be another effort in the failed column. I lacked any sort of self-confidence. My turnaround came at the half way mark. The difference between my before picture and what I … Read More