Part 3: “The Silver Lining”

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Whether we call it the bright side, a comforting, hopeful prospect or a break in the clouds, rewiring your brain, training your mindset to always look for the silver lining, even when it is not so obvious is vital for long term success in…

Part 2 – “The Ascend”

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One of the most important things, if not the most crucial when trying to instill change is to have the proper mindset, without it, discipline, willpower, motivation will only take you so far. Self-talk is a big part of having the right mindset,…

ADVERSITY

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What this health crisis taught me by Coach Brad Throughout my 30-plus years working in the health and fitness industry, I have seen my fair share of exercise trends, nutrition programs, business competitors, and of course challenges. But like…

July Member of the Month – Sally Hazel

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How long have you been at Bodyshop Fitness and Nutrition? 11 ½ yrs Favourite lift? Anything with Squats ;o) Least favourite? Sumo Deadlift High Pulls You’ve been here for a while, have you noticed improvements in your fitness…

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…