WE’RE LISTENING – MEMBER THOUGHTS

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The Oilers are in the playoffs and the sun is shining here in Edmonton! With the snow finally melted, (knock on wood), we are kick starting a monthly communication for our members that takes deeper dive into what you are saying about your experience with us and what we are working on! As the Manager of Member Engagement at World … Read More

MORE THAN JUST A GYM MEMBERSHIP

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You may be thinking to yourself, what makes World Health different from any other gym in Edmonton? Is there anything that truly sets us apart? Anyone can rent a space, lease equipment and open their doors, but not every facility offers consistent, genuine, caring hospitality. Although 98% of people know and understand that exercising is beneficial to their health, only … Read More

TEAM 45 SMALL GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING

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World Health Edmonton has been accountable to Edmontonians’ fitness results for over 15 years. However, it’s no secret that not everyone who joined our health clubs reached their fitness and wellness goals. In fact, there is a whole slew of people who join, run on the treadmill for 30 days, don’t get the results they are looking for, get discouraged … Read More

2017 LOADING – 25% – WHAT’S UP WITH OUR NEW BILLBOARDS?

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The Fitness Industry is Changing… In the roughly 30 years of the modern health club era, big box gym formats like ours, Goodlife Fitness, LA Fitness and Golds gym have reigned supreme. For consumers, getting fit meant joining a traditional health club as a one-stop shop where they met all of their fitness needs. 20,000-30,000 sqft spaces providing a full … Read More

I DON’T WANT TO GET BULKY

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I can’t lift heavy weights! No offence but, lifting weights is for meatheads! I want to look healthy and beautiful not bulky!! As a Personal Trainer, this is something that we still hear on a regular basis. Someone comes into the gym wanting to get more tone and definition, or just lose weight, and as soon as we mention weight … Read More

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR RESULTS

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At World Health, we understand there are a lot of fitness centers in Edmonton to choose from – and well most of them provide a suitable facility where one can go work out, they typically fail to address one or all of the three other major areas that allow people to be successful in achieving their goals. Professional Assistance and … Read More

WHY PEOPLE FAIL

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For fitness professionals, nothing is more disappointing than knowing that there are many people who make the all-important and difficult decision to start a fitness program but then don’t see the results they are looking for and ultimately throw in the towel. So why do people fail at getting fit? Is it really that hard? The answer is “yes”……and “no”. … Read More

WHY OUR BRAINS AVOID DIFFICULT CHANGE

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Changing a habit or creating a new behaviour takes effort and focused attention. This can feel physically uncomfortable and quite literally painful to over-ride habits. Know anyone trying to quit drinking or smoking? Aren’t they a joy to be around? It’s no wonder people often avoid change or find it hard to maintain commitment. Our brains are extremely effective in … Read More

OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF JUDGEMENT

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You step into the gym and feel like all eyes are on you. The outfit you’re wearing, the exercises you’re doing, and even the sweat on the back of your shirt all add to the perception of judgement that feels very real. However, if you feel like this, there are vast differences between your perceptions and reality. Here are a … Read More

START SLOWLY

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“Holy crap! I have to start looking after myself! I’m going to start going to the gym every day for the rest of the year. I’m going to wake up and go for a run and then hit the gym after work. I’m going to eat nothing but vegetables, give up coffee/smoking/alcohol and drink nothing but water.” Wow! Does this … Read More