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Is Powerlifting Getting the Cold Shoulder?

20.09.2019 | Fitness Trends , Small Group Training

In Vancouver, HIIT (high intensity interval training) circuits are exploding: Think CrossFit, Orange Theory, F45, and many others. But what has happened to “old-school” powerlifting?...

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Client Kudos: Cathérine Hoff the Kettlebell Star

27.04.2019 | Client of the Month

Meet Cathérine Hoff, who has only been working out with us since February 2019. In a very short amount of time, she has progressed from an absolute beginner to a pro who can lift kettlebells with...

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Meet Trainer Art Chaykin: Kettlebell Training in Vancouver

27.04.2019 | Group Fitness , Trainer of the Month

Art is a kettlebell training pro and personal trainer. His hard work at the gym is exemplified by his passion for helping people find their inner strength....

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Strength Training Over 40: 6 Tips from the Pros

15.07.2019 | Nutrition , Training Tips

With that in mind, there are changes your body goes through that affects how your body reacts to the strain of working out and the recovery time needed before hitting the gym again. As your body...

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Power Training: Increase Your Speed and Strength

18.05.2019 | Training Tips

When strength training, you use resistance (weights, body mass, resistance bands, etc.) to build the strength of your muscles. When training for strength, the focus is increasing the load from...

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An Expert’s Guide: Finding the Right Training Program

08.04.2019 | Group Fitness , Training Tips

You’ve probably found yourself on our blog because you’ve been searching for a personal trainer in Vancouver, researching the best fitness class to take, or considering buying an online coaching...

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5 Keys to Training Success – Powerlifting Vancouver

14.09.2018 | Training Tips

  Are you tired of going to the gym and not getting results? I know this is an over-used marketing tag line. But the truth is many people do go to the gym day after day, week after week, year...

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How to Set Fitness Goals You Can Keep

09.01.2018 | Training Tips

It’s that time of year again! The calendar has turned and everyone is absolutely, optimistically positive that 2018 is going to be THE year that they finally get fit. The bad news? Research...

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Improve Your Deadlift With Three Simple Exercises

23.05.2017 | Training Tips

Excited about weight lifting but nervous about injury? Nail your deadlift by following these simple tips and learn exercises that will improve safety and allow you to lift more...

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Trainer Tip: Have You Conquered the Plank?

25.01.2017 | Training Tips

Not that we’re saying that we love planks, but for one simple move it is a serious core strengthener. Did you know that your personal plank stamina can be an indicator of when it’s time...

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Are Your Hormones Holding You Back?

25.01.2017 | Training Tips

“No matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight!”. This refrain is heard a lot, particularly at this time of year. In many cases it’s simply that...

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Meet Vianelle, Our Newest Trainer

06.06.2016 | Training Tips

We have a new personal trainer on the team, Vianelle Zaparilla. We asked Vianelle for a training tip for those new to exercise. She says:  “If you’re new to working out, set small...

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What is Tabata Training?

09.03.2016 | Training Tips

Tabata Training is a type of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), consisting of eight rounds of ultra-high intensity exercises. The interval is 20-seconds of maximum intensity, and 10-seconds of...

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How to Enjoy Running in Cold Weather

11.12.2015 | Training Tips

Running in cooler temperatures can be rewarding, but only if you’re well prepared. We recently read a good article in IMPACT Magazine called, “Embrace the Chill: 7 Great Ways to Cozy Up to...

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Trainer Tip: Improving Pull-Ups

13.10.2015 | Trainer of the Month , Training Tips

Post by Personal Trainer Teri-Lynn Nelson The pull-up is a compound pulling exercise that mainly targets the latissimus dorsi muscle in the back. Other muscles of the back, shoulders, arms, and...

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