How to Become More Active at the Office

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There is no doubt that sitting is a necessary part of life in today’s workplace. The prevalence of sitting has steadily increased over the last century and it doesn’t appear to be a trend that is going to change anytime soon. It’s amazing the amount of time that the average North American spends in the car, in front of the T.V. … Read More

Fitness Focus: Weird Gym Equipment

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We know the drill: Since starting your fitness journey you’ve been constricted to the treadmills and fixed movement machines in the back corner. Your gym routine is starting to take shape, but you have finally decided to start making some serious gains. Your first thought is to jump into the deep end known as the free weights section, but you haven’t got a … Read More

Sport-Specific Hockey Workout

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Hockey is a sport that carries plenty of nostalgia for most Canadians. It is a game that can be played by all different age groups and abilities. It is an activity with participants from around the world whether it’s a game on the street, a frozen pond, or a sporting venue holding thousands of people. It is a fast-paced, physical … Read More

Body Weight Circuit

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This circuit is a good example of something you can use to work on muscular endurance and controlling your body weight. This will have the effect of toning and increasing endurance and will help you, not only in appearance but also fitness level, so you can have the freedom to do any activity you want to try this summer. Complete … Read More

Great Legs Workout

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Friends don’t let friends skip leg day, and for good reason. Legs are just as important to workout as any other muscle group in the body. Legs are one of the largest muscle groups in the body with the quadriceps and hamstrings taking most of the credit. Doing a full leg day workout has more benefits than just developing your … 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

Pairing Exercises

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Knowing which exercises to do and when to do them can be one of the most difficult things when beginning a fitness routine. One of the key points is to know the difference between a push and pull movements, as well as compound and single joint movements. Pull Any movement where you bring weight or force towards your body (e.g.: seated … Read More

Tips For Running Your First Obstacle Course Race

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Obstacle course racing has quickly become one of the fastest growing sports in the world. After participating in your first race it’s easy to see why. As fun as the races can be, the real joy is in the journey and what better way to get into shape than to committing to an upcoming event? In order to prepare, it … Read More

Fitness Focus: Weird Gym Equipment

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Variety is the spice of life, and you should add some of that spice to your workouts. Get acquainted with some of the “weird” equipment there is in the gym and learn how to correctly use it to target certain body parts. ViPR ViPR Group Fitness is full-body strength training and cardio workout designed around three planes of movement to … Read More

All About Abs Workout

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Have you ever tried an ABSolution group fitness class? It is a core class that’s either 30 minutes or 45 minutes depending on the schedule. Part of World Health’s Signature Series group fitness program, ABSolution is a class that challenges your functional movement within your core. ABSolution uses traditional core exercises as well as dynamic exercise to challenge all core fitness … Read More