THE FEAR OF STARTING SOMETHING NEW

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Doing something we’ve never done before can make us feel one of two ways: Excited or Fearful. If you’re excited about something, you are likely to do it. However, if for whatever reason you are fearful of it, your chance of doing it goes way down. If you’ve stopped watching Game of Thrones and are actually reading this on your … Read More

QUICK OFFICE YOGA

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Many of us do not take enough breaks throughout the work day to move our bodies. We are busy answering emails and phone calls and before we know it we try to stand up and our bodies are stiff and sore. This is a 5-minute yoga routine that you can do at your desk throughout the workday. Set a timer … 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

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!  

DO YOU NEED A WORKOUT BUDDY?

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“When I work out with someone, I feel less intimidated by the people around me,” says Chris Reeve, a member at World Health Edmonton and publisher at Edmonton’s Child Magazine. “I’m shy, so having someone I know working out with me makes me feel less self conscious.” Chris definitely has the right idea, but feeling comfortable is just one of the … Read More

TRAINING IN EDMONTON

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What You Can Learn From Different Training Styles and People  by guest contributor Trevor Mah The realm of fitness and exercise encapsulates many different modalities. Every time you enter a gym, there are different people working on different things. From the avid runner to the hulking strong man, there are benefits to every style of training. Here is a breakdown … Read More

LOWER BACK PAIN

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by guest contributor and World Health personal trainer Jessica Perreault BPE, AFLCA – CFT Do you have lower back pain? For most of us, the reason we get lower back pain is from too much sitting and being inactive. It gets better when we get more active, and using more muscles, but sometimes that isn’t enough. So what do we do to get … Read More

CAREERS IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY

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So You Think You Want a Career In The Fitness Industry? We don’t blame you. Being surrounded by people actively working to make positive changes in their lives is incredibly inspiring and we have a ton of fun. But how do you know if it’s right for you? How do you go about getting a job? And what can you … Read More