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

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

MINDFUL HOLIDAY EATING

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Holiday get togethers all tend to revolve around the same thing: eating. We caught up with some of our Nutrition Consultants at World Health to find out their top tips for eating mindfully this Easter (while still enjoying yourself!). Experiment: “Try making healthier recipes of your favourite meals or desserts with less calories, saturated fat and added sugar.” -Tracy Holmes Supply: … Read More

EDMONTON’S FITNESS ESSENTIALS FOR SPRING

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Sunday, March 20th marks the first day of spring in Edmonton and we are feeling festive! While spring cleaning typically refers to cleaning out your home, we figure it can’t hurt to clean out your gym bag too. We’ve rounded up 6 gym essentials from Edmonton’s local sportswear stores that will help you welcome the new season. Colourful Capris: Whether … Read More

SHOULD YOUR PERSONAL TRAINER HAVE A SIX PACK?

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By guest contributor and World Health Edmonton personal trainer James Harris There’s a huge stigma associated with personal training. We all know this. Most of the people who enter a gym are expecting to see bikini bodies and huge, jacked, swolled, roided out meatheads for trainers. The problem with this mentality is that 99% of personal trainers look nothing like … Read More

10 TIPS FOR NEW YOGIS

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By guest contributor Jennifer Neilson, World Health Edmonton Yoga Coordinator Try different teachers. Just like with any form of exercise or group class, everyone likes something a little different. Try out a few different teachers, you might find one you really connect with. Try different styles. Depending on your day or energy levels, different yoga classes can do wonders. Try out … Read More

EDMONTON MAN ON A WEIGHTLOSS MISSION

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“I just woke up one day and realized I didn’t want to look like this anymore,” says World Health Edmonton member Chris McCarthy. “I had grown uncomfortable with my size and realized that it was time to take my life back under control.” Chris began his weight loss journey in June of last year at World Health Kensington. “I did … Read More

EDMONTON WOMAN BEATS ANOREXIA WITH LIFTING

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“In the summer of 2011 I was the smallest I’ve been,” says World Health Edmonton member Amber. “I weighed 100 pounds and was pretty deep into hiding the fact that I was battling an eating disorder.” Amber developed an eating disorder around the age of 15. “I was always a bigger kid growing up so it started out as a … Read More

LIVING BEYOND CEREBRAL PALSY

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At World Health Edmonton, we are passionate about changing our members lives. So many of our members are self-motivated and hardworking, but we also believe in the power of incentive. We offer a 60 Day Transformation Challenge quarterly where our members work with a personal trainer to achieve incredible results in a 2 month period. Christine Lepage, a member at … Read More

EDMONTON’S FIT GIFT GUIDE

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The holidays are right around the corner for Edmontonians, and there is one question swirling around in everyone’s mind. “What do you want for Christmas?” If there’s a fitness addict in your life, we can answer that question for them. Check out World Health’s Edmonton gift guide for fitness lovers! 1.) A Meal Bag We are crazy about the Mini Meal Bag … Read More