8 Week Challenge - transformation winners, find out how this could be you in September!

8 Week Challenge - transformation winners, find out how this could be you in September!

We often set out with the intention of deciding we are going to get on that health kick, change the fitness routine, start looking for healthier food options, only to fall short of those goals or fail to maintain results for any length of time. It’s not just down to eating all the wrong foods or that we didn’t know the best workouts.

Are YOU Ready to Make a Change? 8 Week Challenge Now Open for Contenders

Are YOU Ready to Make a Change? 8 Week Challenge Now Open for Contenders

We often set out with the intention of deciding we are going to get on that health kick, change the fitness routine, start looking for healthier food options, only to fall short of those goals or fail to maintain results for any length of time. It’s not just down to eating all the wrong foods or that we didn’t know the best workouts. While those are both major factors, the real problem is the failure to incorporate the right habits and behaviours consistently into our lives. 

Do You Need Supplements?

Do You Need Supplements?

You’re showing up to the gym consistently, you’re putting in the work and pushing yourself, but you don’t feel like you are seeing the results that you should.

Sounds familiar? I’ve been there too, believe me.

This is usually when people start looking for other solutions, including adding a host of supplements to their daily routine. But really, are supplements the way to improve your health and performance in the gym?

'Where The Head Goes, The Body Follows' - Preparing Mentally for 2019

'Where The Head Goes, The Body Follows' - Preparing Mentally for 2019

Your mindset plays a major role when making any changes or adaptations to your life. When changing your life for the better, it’s important that you maintain a positive outlook. Always focus on why you are doing it and what you want to achieve before you tell yourself how.

Best Clean Eats in Whistler - Fuel your body for success!

Best Clean Eats in Whistler - Fuel your body for success!

While exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, eating a diet that is full of nutrient rich foods is just as important. Without a healthy diet, you will not able to lose weight, keep it off or see big gains from strength training. If you are exercising just to improve your overall health, then a clean diet full of whole foods is essential

The Real Fountain of Youth - Lifting Weights

The Real Fountain of Youth - Lifting Weights

We all know the fountain of youth is not real, but there are things you can do to slow the aging process. One of the most surprising ways to do this is by lifting weights. Most people do not lift weights because they think cardio is the best way to tone muscles and lose fat. This is simply not true. Weight lifting is actually one of the best forms of exercise you can do. Let’s look at how weight lifting benefits your body beyond just weight loss.

Yes! You can strength train at any age

Yes! You can strength train at any age

You may think that once you have reached a “certain age” that it is too late to begin strength training. This is simply not true. It is never too late to start strength training with weights. Strength training offers many benefits for everyone, especially for those who are over the age of 50. Let’s take a closer look at what happens to your bones and muscles as you age, the benefits of strength training, and how you can get started.  

The Ultimate Running Battle: Roads vs Trails

The Ultimate Running Battle: Roads vs Trails

Within the running community, there is a never ending debate between road running and trail running. You probably know someone who insists trail running is easier on the body while you have another friend who exclusively runs paved roads to avoid twisting an ankle. So which one is better? Let’s break down the benefits of road running versus trail running. 

Looking to improve your brain health as well as your body? This is for you!

Looking to improve your brain health as well as your body? This is for you!

High Intensity Interval training has a large number of benefits to health. One in particular that is rarely spoken about is the effect it has on brain health. Recently a client of the gym joined my HIIT class sharing these interesting facts with me. I thought it was a great idea to share them with all of you!