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

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

HOW INTENSE IS THE GYM CULTURE?

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Afraid that if you go to a Gym you’ll end up getting bench-pressed by a speedo wearing fella named Anton? You’re scared of going shopping for work-out outfits and looking like you never left the 80s? Worried that you’ll get roped into an unbreakable contract by some shark named Stew who will never let you quit. It’s pretty common to … Read More