We See Champions

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  World Health Edmonton is excited to announce the launch of our new campaign, We See Champions! You may have noticed some changes in our look, our vibe, and how we talk about ourselves. We are still the same World Health that you know and love, we just wanted our marketing to match who we are. So – we’ve amped … Read More

January Joiners

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When it comes to new year’s resolutions, many people choose to start losing weight and begin a more active lifestyle. The new year represents a fresh start and an opportunity to join a workout facility to help accomplish fitness goals. We call these people “January Gym Joiners.” We want to make sure that everyone who has joined a gym (regardless … Read More

WHY YOUR EVERYDAY ACTIVITY MAY NOT BE ENOUGH

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So, you think an everyday walk of the dog and weekend bike rides are enough to maintain the healthy look and feeling you want? Well, you’re somewhat right. The importance of non-structured exercise is important to our overall calorie expenditure and our ability to maintain or improve our overall health.  We all know that a sedentary lifestyle can be detrimental. … Read More

THE COMMON MISCONCEPTION OF “I NEED TO GET IN SHAPE BEFORE I GO TO THE GYM”

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As the owner and operator of 9 high-end Health Clubs in the Edmonton area – we hear the same thing day in and day out from our existing members, our newest enrollees and even from people who are still considering joining our club. “I don’t want to _____________(fill in the blank) until I’m in better shape”. The (blank) here could … Read More

HATE EXERCISE? YOU NEED TO READ THIS!

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“If I hear from one more person who tells me about how my endorphins are supposed to kick in during a workout I’m gonna shove a running shoe down their throat!!!” There are people in this world that actually feel better working out. They think it’s fun to get their butt kicked and they crave the muscle soreness and hunger … 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

FIND WHAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU

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You’re ready to get fit. Good for you! So where do you start? How do you make sure you make the right decisions about your next steps? Do you join a gym? Get a Personal trainer? Or do you enrol in a group fitness program? How do you pick what to do so that you don’t quit? Let’s start by … Read More

FIRST DAY AT THE GYM

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Congratulations on making the right decision for your health by joining a club! Your first time at a gym can be a little scary -especially if you have never set foot in one before. Let’s take the fear out of your first visit to the gym by giving you a few helpful tips to make it go smoothly. What To … Read More

TIPS & TRICKS FOR MAKING TIME FOR FITNESS

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Congratulations! If you’re here, you are probably ready to make a commitment to changing some aspect of your life. There are a lot of obstacles when starting and a lot of excuses we have to avoid. It’s not going to be easy but here are some ideas to help get passed your brain screaming I DON’T HAVE TIME 1. Schedule … Read More