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…

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.…

How we’ll help you realize you’re not too old and broken for the gym!

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Pumping iron in the gym: It used to be thought of as an activity mostly for men, and young men at that. Even in the 1990s and early 2000s, whenever I went to the gym, 90 percent of the women there usually spent their times on the treadmills,…

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 diverse…

New Sunscreen study: Damned if you do, damned if you don’t!

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It’s that time of year again: The sun is coming out, the guns are most certainly out, and we’re left wondering whether sunscreen is our best approach to stay safe in the heat. A new study published in JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association)…

Do you find yourself overeating on the regular? Your hunger and fullness cues are probably out of whack

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Eat when you’re hungry. Stop when you’re full. It shouldn’t be so difficult, should it? Oh, but it is. Often times it’s because we lose the ability to to know when we’re full, or we confuse various sensations with what we think…

2019 Dirty Dozen fruits and vegetables: Time to start growing your own kale

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The dirty dozen list changes every year: Its put out by the EWG (a nonprofit environmental organization) and tells us which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues. Read more here: (https://www.produceretailer.com/article/news-article/2019-dirty-dozen-and-clean-15-lists-released) This…

From building Facebook to building sleep boxes: Mark Zuckerberg might have the solution to your sleep problems

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Sleeping with our phones is so common these days, sleep texting has become a thing! Kind of like sleep walking, only people are actually sending (usually non-sensical) texts as they remain asleep. Even if you’re not yet sleep texting, chances…