Is it Safe for Children to Strength Train?

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Strength training for kids? You bet! Done properly, strength training offers many benefits and can be both safe and effective for most youth when age-appropriate training guidelines are…

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Is a lack of sleep making you fat?

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

This holiday season, in addition to watching the calories you consume to keep your weight in check, you will also have to count the number of hours you…

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Women and Weights

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Want to lose that fat and get fit? Then hit the weights! It is a common and unfortunate misconception that weight training is beneficial and appropriate only for…

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Weight Loss Battle – 1

Monday, October 24, 2016

What are we missing in our weight loss battle? Have you tried losing weight over and over again and not succeeded? Have you tried expensive diets with a…

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Exercising in hot weather

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Exercise and hot weather is a deadly combination. Here are some strategies that will allow you to exercise safely in the hot and humid temperatures this summer:

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Safe Zumba

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Zumba, the Latin dance-inspired fitness craze, is a great way to burn calories, up to 500 per hour. It also gives you a good cardiovascular workout without making…

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Are protein shakes necessary?

Monday, June 19, 2017

How many times have you read in a fitness magazine or website that you should be loading up on protein in order to gain muscle mass and/​or lose…

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Fire up your metabolism

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Have you hit a plateau in your fitness journey? Do you feel like you can’t lose any more weight, no matter what you do? If so, don’t despair—you…

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Resolve to Be Fit in 2018

Monday, January 1, 2018

The countdown has begun. It seems like it was just yesterday when I opened my fitness centre, Studio 101. On January 15, 2018, Studio 101 will complete seven…

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Sore or not sore?

Monday, October 12, 2015

Many lifters gauge the quality of a strength training workout by how sore they feel post workout. But is this a valid approach? Is the soreness beneficial for…

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