Workout Tips

How to Get Back on the Fitness Track

Gillian Clayton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Gillian Clayton

During these moments of low motivation, it's important to remind yourself that all of your hard work will pay off, and to do this it's all about having a plan that makes sure you will get results from your workouts. I've trained for a number of triathlons and I've found there are three easy ways to a well-rounded workout plan.

Know Your Limits: Setting Fitness Expectations

Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Living

In the movies, an average Joe can turn into a ripped body builder after only a few brief scenes of them slugging a punching bag. In reality, getting i...

Exercises to Give You "That Butt"

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Every woman seems to have a goal in mind for their backside. Standing and engaging your postural muscles has a waist-slimming effect. The added benefit to this, better spine alignment and all the health benefits of increased neural and blood flow. But who cares about the health benefits, people are going to be asking your trainer for "That Butt," and pointing at you.

Fitness Tips: Shake Up Your Fitness Routine (and Start Having Fun at the Gym)

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 05.23.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Variety is the spice of life, so it's always strange to me when people get stuck in a workout rut and don't change. Who said you had to do the things you are doing? There are hundreds of ways to exercise. Some need equipment, some need open spaces and some just need you and a little bit of good old hard work.

6 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Do you do everything right and still no results? I have been a personal trainer for a decade now and help dozens of people lose 10,15, 50, and even more than 100lbs. The results come once these 6 problems get solved.

The Workout Diaries Fad #7: The Reformer

Bianca Teixeira | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Living
Bianca Teixeira

A few weeks into my quest for the best workout, a workout buddy mentioned a machine called The Reformer. While describing its uses, I could not get the picture of an 18th-century torture device out of my mind. After expressing interest (and fear) towards it, our instructor decided to move our pilates workout onto The Reformer. Joy.

Less Gym, Better Results: Try These Workout Tips

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Brown | Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada Living

To get through our day-to-day time commitments, we make a plan for everything, from what's for dinner to date night to pick-up times for ballet and ho...