What a Pain in the Back!
DID YOU KNOW... Back pain is one of the most common & disabling of injuries? A large percentage of the population complains of recurring back pain (this increases with age!). More males than females get back injuries Back pain is a common risk in these types of occupations: truckers, firefighters, health care workers (paramedics, nurses, aides), and labourers. Back pain is commonly caused or made worse by poor posture, overweight/obesity, repetitive sprains & strains, muscle
SHAKE IT UP Challenge
In my years of teaching in the personal training field and working with clients I have talked to many women who don't make fitness a priority because they simply don't know where to start & what to do OR they are bored with their workout routine, begin to lose interest, and have no idea how to change up their workouts to breathe new life into their routine. These are the exact reasons I felt the need to create my 5- day free SHAKE IT UP Challenge! The SHAKE IT UP Chall
Spice up your workouts with these training styles!
It is that time of year where you pack away the summer treats and start to get serious about your fitness again. You've been to the gym a few times now and have your list of favourite strength exercises you do regularly, but you are already starting to get bored with your routine. You remember a post I did last year on adding some zip into your workouts (this one here!) and refresh your strength training with some of my suggestions (well done!). Instead of chancing that you
Booty Burnout - 3 Exercises to fire up your glutes!
Who doesn't want to feel a great glute burn? The trick is finding the right exercises to create that feeling of wanting to throw your jeans on and strut your stuff! Now there are loads of strength training exercises that we can do to grow the glutes (squats, hip thrusts, lunges, feet elevated leg press, etc.), but I am talking about quick & efficient exercises that you can do anywhere with the only piece of equipment being a resistance band. I am usually all about efficiency
Jet Set July - your travel workout itinerary
It's summer vacation time - where are you jet setting to? Whether you are heading to the woods, the lake, the beach, the mountains, or the prairies I have your vacation workouts covered! Jet Set July is your travel workout itinerary. No matter where you are going all you need to pack is a mini-band. No gym required, no fancy equipment needed. Just you, your motivation, your mini-band, and the great outdoors! My Jet Set July workouts are going to help you work up a sweat b