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

THINGS EVERY GYM NEWBIE SHOULD KNOW

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The gym can be intimidating to a brand new fitness enthusiast, so we rounded up tips from the team at World Health Edmonton to make sure your first workout is comfortable, fun and productive! Be Okay With Not Being Okay. “As scary as it can be, always remember that everyone (even the most experienced gym goers) have felt the way you feel … Read More

WHAT THE HEALTH?! WITH 91.7 THE BOUNCE

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‘Tis the season for getting back to the gym! Mike and Helena from 91.7 the Bounce met up with personal trainer Keith over at World Health Sherwood Park to get their glutes in shape. Click here to watch!  

POST-PARTUM WEIGHT LOSS

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“Returning to the gym was the best thing for me,” says World Health Edmonton member Tracie Lloyd. “Not just physically, but also mentally for avoiding post-partum depression. Days at home can be long with a new baby and getting out at the same time every day holds me accountable.” The “right” time to get back to the gym after having … Read More

EDMONTON BMX COMPETITOR

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Not a day goes by that we don’t find out something totally awesome that our members are up to. Some are working up a sweat before heading on a mountain-bound road trip, some are working off their nervousness before a gig their band is playing tonight, and some are only 15 years old and preparing to compete in the Alberta … Read More

BACK TO SCHOOL FITNESS IN EDMONTON

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Break out the textbooks, highlighters and agendas- it’s back-to-school season in Edmonton! College and university students alike are faced with jam packed schedules and a backpack full of stress, but that’s when making time for fitness really counts. “There’s always a way to find at least 30-60 minutes to get to the gym,” says Personal Trainer Jessica Perreault. “Sitting around … Read More

EDMONTON FARMER’S MARKET FIND

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On any given Saturday in the summer it’s safe to assume you’ll see one, two or 20 World Health staff members wandering the aisles of the farmer’s market. While we typically set out to stock up on fresh local-grown produce for the week, every so often our eyes wander towards tasty, tempting, totally-bad-for-you treats. When we were offered what we thought was a cookie … Read More

EDMONTON FITNESS COMPETITIONS: BTS

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For our final instalment in our fitness competition series (part 1 and 2) we are getting up out of our seats in the audience and sneaking our way backstage. We see the flexing, we see the posing, but what’s going on behind the scenes? “The day of the show is amazing,” says Jessi Zelinsky, past competitor. “Your body changes by … Read More

FIT FATHER’S DAY BBQ IDEAS

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Happy Father’s Day to all the strong and gentle, adventurous and loyal, goofy and all-knowing father’s and father figures. Conveniently, your holiday lands on the first day of summer in Edmonton which means barbecue season is officially among us! While this is great news for easy entertaining on the patio and spending much needed time outdoors, it could be bad news for … Read More