March Member of The Month – Brandon Lowe

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How long have you been at Bodyshop? 2 years Favourite Lift? Clean Least Favourite? Turkish Get Up You've been here for a while, have you noticed improvements in your fitness inside or outside the shop? I have noticed improvements in my fitness…

February 2021 – Member of the Month Izzy Turk

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Name: Izzy "The Legend" Turk How long have you been at Bodyshop Fitness & Nutrition? I have been at Bodyshop, my new home since September 2020 Favourite lift? I am extremely enthusiastic about all of them.... Even though I was told…

Are you addicted to exercise?

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CrossFit Games star Patrick Vellner —said many high-level CrossFit athletes he knows seem to think more, more, more training is always better. “It has almost become sort of a pissing contest between a few athletes to see who can do more…

How To Get Motivated

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Pro-level athletes are not more motivated than you are. Olympic athletes don’t just “want it more”. The best CrossFitter in your gym has the same struggles with motivation that you do. The difference? They know how to get motivated…

Why you don’t need more discipline

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World renowned strength coach Charles Poliquin, who passed away in 2018, was always full of controversial ideas, such as his theory about vegans having a lower IQ. But he also had a ton to teach others about strength training, and life in…

Improve your productivity at work through fitness

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If your job is physically demanding, it certainly goes without saying that increased fitness will make your job easier. But even if you sit at a desk all day, there’s a boatload of evidence that suggests a connection between exercise and…

You’re nearly halfway through January, are your 2020 goals slipping away already?

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So you set goals for yourself for 2020. But already you’re hitting obstacles that are starting to make you slip a little bit. Sigh... You’re not alone. If you’re hitting a bump in the road already, or think you might soon, here…

2020: Your Fittest Year Yet

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The New Year gives us a fresh start, a chance to evaluate the year behind us, take the lessons, and craft a vision for the year ahead. In terms of our health and fitness, it is also an opportunity to begin the work of letting go of habits that…

Thinking of Trying Bodyshop Fitness & Nutrition?

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Here’s some fitness advice for beginners When you walk through the Bodyshop door, you’re already winning. When we try our hand in something new, it is completely normal to feel overwhelmed, apprehensive and unsure. Our self-limiting beliefs…

Why the “I’ll start my diet, exercise, no booze plan tomorrow, next week, next month…” doesn’t work!

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“I’m cutting out booze on January 1st.” “I’ll worry about getting fit after I give birth.” “No sugar starts next month. Now give me a slice of that apple pie!” Human beings sure do like the idea of making changes at…