PERSONAL TRAINING FOR WOMEN 50+

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Women over 50, typically in a menopausal or premenopausal state, may see amazing benefits from adding the gym in to their weekly schedule. “Increased energy, boosted mood and lowered risk of heart disease can be expected,” says Personal Trainer Melissa Vickers. “Not to mention living a longer life!” While exercising in general is beneficial, Melissa says linking up with a … Read More

EDMONTON GIFT GUIDE FOR FIT MOMS

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It’s time to celebrate the strong, bold, fearless, compassionate, gentle, impressively multitasking and beautiful women in our lives. Mother’s Day isn’t just to celebrate the woman who gave birth to you, but to appreciate all the caring, protective and kind women in your life. We’ve rounded up our top 5 picks from local fitness stores that cater to her taking time … Read More

TRAINING FOR TWO? WHY IT’S BETTER TO TRAIN WHILE PREGNANT

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New Canadian research suggests exercising during pregnancy changes the fetal brain in ways that may boost a newborn’s brain functioning for life. University of Montreal researchers found that the brains of babies born to women who exercised moderately throughout their pregnancies appeared to mature more rapidly. In some cases, eight-day-old newborns had brains as active as those of eight-month-olds. Maintaining … Read More