Sleep is underrated. Without enough sleep, we can’t function properly. Our immune system is lowered, our thinking is clouded and we become irritable and discontent (just ask any new mom). If you are one of the people affected by insomnia or sleep deprivation, how bad are you willing to try and change it? It takes time to form a new habit and the key is to be persistent.… Read the rest
Honey… it’s COLD outside! Many of you are still coming to class with Shorts and thin sweaters and freezing to death during bicep curls! So keep in mind the following tips during this Cold Snap we are having:
- Bring Gloves. Not the cheap $1 ones either. Some good, insulated gloves. In fact, leave a pair in your car.
- Wear Chapstick. Go buy a pack of 3 at the dollar store and leave 1 in your car.
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Feeling burnt out at work? At home? In life? This happens to many of us and there are simple ways to tell if it’s happening to you! They are:
Feeling tired all the time, not finding joy in things you used to enjoy, feeling irritable and snappy, Reduced ability to concentrate, Pessimism, Feelings of being overwhelmed, insomnia, weight-gain, sore back or tightness in the shoulders/neck.… Read the rest
We are so proud of Adam from New Westminster! It’s a good thing he won a Sport Chek card because none of his clothes fit him anymore! Adam says he can’t wait to see how he’ll be feeling by the end of the year! It’s amazing what cutting out sugar and alcohol can do, not to mention kick butt bootcamp workouts! … Read the rest
We have all seen fitness ads featuring the ‘bikini body’ and why you should exercise to achieve it. Do you agree? We don’t. If you have a body… then guess what… you have a bikini body! You can wear a bikini, a speedo, short shorts or a Borat bathing suit if you want. Why not? Who says you can’t? Exercising to achieve a certain body type is not something that will motivate you long-term.… Read the rest