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Power Training: Increase Your Speed and Strength
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...Read More
Client Kudos: Cathérine Hoff the Kettlebell Star
The reason we are here is to support people in reaching their fitness goals with our experience, coaching, and knowledge. Nothing makes it more worthwhile than seeing our clients succeed. So many...Read More
Meet Trainer Art Chaykin: Kettlebell Training in Vancouver
As a kettlebell training pro and as a personal trainer, Art is a valued member of our personal training team. His hard work at the gym is only exemplified by his passion for helping people find their...Read More
An Expert’s Guide: Finding the Right Training Program
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...Read More
5 Keys to Training Success – Powerlifting Vancouver
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...Read More
How to Set Fitness Goals You Can Keep
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...Read More
Improve Your Deadlift With Three Simple Exercises
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 weight....Read More
Trainer Tip: Have You Conquered the Plank?
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...Read More
Are Your Hormones Holding You Back?
“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 the combination of...Read More
Meet Vianelle, Our Newest Trainer
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...Read More
What is Tabata Training?
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...Read More
How to Enjoy Running in Cold Weather
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...Read More
Trainer Tip: Improving Pull-Ups
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...Read More
3 Ways to Improve Your Time on the Grouse Grind
Clients and friends ask me for tips on how they can improve their time on the Grind. While there are several variables and different skill levels to consider, these three points are topmost to...Read More