Finding the Right Gym Partner

Fitness Friend In a world where we need motivation & willpower to accomplish goals, meet deadlines and manage our lives without giving up, I would say having social support is important because it offers the motivation, ignites some willpower within you and for some reason creates a purpose to keep going when they want toContinue reading “Finding the Right Gym Partner”

Foam Rolling For Fitness

Do You Foam Roll? You should! although most people only consider doing so during rehab after an injury; but foam rolling is great for warming up before a run, or before getting started on your lifts. The motto goes “if it doesn’t hurt, you aren’t doing it right” and to be honest, that motto fitsContinue reading “Foam Rolling For Fitness”

Warm Up First

Prevent Injury It’s true, we are most likely skipping our warm up due to the mindset of “I don’t have time, I need to get in and out”, or “I don’t need a warm up, I feel fine” – says gym goers everywhere. Truly, I can take into consideration that both of these reasons areContinue reading “Warm Up First”

Alternatives to the squat

If Doing Squats is not for you… Try something new  Photo by Sven Mieke on Unsplash For most people, squats are the essential part of leg day. even more so for those who want work on their glutes and build strength in their legs – but as a personal trainer, I have had clients who weren’t fond ofContinue reading “Alternatives to the squat”

Body Composition – BIA

BIA Measurements (Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis) So we are on our last body composition phase now and this time we have something a little more techy  compared to the last 3 body composition measurements. My gym had a handheld version of this technology but now we no longer use it, and use something a little more savvyContinue reading “Body Composition – BIA”