Feeling a plateau: Maybe you need some personalized direction in your training

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Athlete A: A client who has been here for three months on a 1RM deadlift day: He steps up to the bar, looks a bit perturbed by the ‘heavy’ weight, shrugs and then proceeds to bend down and pick the bar up with easy-to-see speed and ease. His…

Bodyshop Beach Party Potluck

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Join us next Saturday, August 17th from 4-7pm for our annual Beach Party Potluck at Pritchard Beach! Bring your families, a dish to share and enjoy some swimming & mingling with the Bodyshop Community! Fun. Sun. Great People. And a Lake.…

5 kinds of people who should train with us

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While fitness and health gains are, of course, good for anyone and everyone, training with us and becoming part of our social community goes so far beyond just fitness improvements. Think of us like the greatest network of successful and…

New to Kelowna? 7 Health and Fitness Tips to Help you Transition

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Just moved here and feeling stressed out and discombobulated? Your favourite coffee shop—where the barista knew you by name and started preparing your Americano the moment he saw your car drive up—is now 500 or 1,000 miles away. You have…

5 Hydration tips for the summer

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While hydration is always important, it’s even more important when the hotter weather strikes. And while we’re fortunate enough that we’re not talking about severe hydration that can kill you, even mild hydration has its consequences.…

Panko Crusted Chicken

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Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 pound organic chicken breasts 2/3 cup panko 1 egg 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees Whisk egg Trim fat on chicken breast…

Beyond the physical: How being more fit will make you a better person

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We all know the health benefits of working out and being fit… Being fit lessons our chances of developing Type 2 diabetes and obesity, and reduces our risk of having high blood pressure and heart disease. And cancer: We fight cancer more…

3 Ways we’ll help you feel more comfortable in the gym

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For many of us, the gym is an intimidating place. You walk in, and in rush the flashbacks to the days you were picked last in gym class… Traumatizing, right? It’s no wonder fear or intimidation of the gym is one of the most common reasons…

Stop thinking you can do it on your own: Work with a professional coach

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People are full of great intentions: Intentions to wake up at 6 a.m. and start running. Intentions to begin P90X after work three days a week. Intentions to start going to the gym regularly… The most motivated among us can manage it for…

Posture Bullying

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“Stop slouching.” I know, I know. “Sit up straight.” Yeah, yeah! “Your posture is just horrendous.” Tell me what you really think, you asshole! When someone razzes you about your posture, it’s easy to want to…