I am sure there are people who want to become more active to enhance their health. Perhaps their doctor told them they need to achieve a healthy weight, eat right, quit smoking or start exercising. What if this person is no spring chicken and has never incorporated exercise into their daily living? What if this … More Take Baby Steps
I was watching one of my favourite self-help shows called “Yogi Cameron- A Model Guru.” Yogi Cameron is a former model, who in a former life cavorted with Madonna in sexy music videos. Yogi Cameron now has a much more humble approach to life, practicing Ayurveda yoga and eating a lot of ghee and vegetables … More Fitness Wrongs or Rights?
Over the years, I have watched as the world of fitness continues to evolve. Things are changing to meet the needs of the active client. Not gone, but becoming out-numbered are the typical big box gyms with a weight room with machines and free weights and studios for classes. Small group training and boutique gyms are … More Finding a Gym to Fit your Lifestyle
Happy 2017! Welcome back to the first post of Trex to Tigress of the new year. I started my week after the New Year with a week of HIIT conditioning. This type of intense circuit work segued perfectly into my very first session with Orangetheory Fitness. I have seen OT Fitness circulating around the world … More Orange is the New Fit
If you have been reading my tiny space of the internet for sometime now, you might remember my struggles with some goals. Specifically planking. When I first started the plank, I could barely secure the move with good form for fifteen, twenty seconds tops. As I began to shed some weight and strengthen my entire … More Whatever Floats Your Boat
One feature I want to focus on going further on this blog is trying out new and not so new fitness trends in my area and sharing my experiences with readers. I like this idea because ideas of staying fit and healthy are so unique, I found it necessary to share all the options out … More Pickering Fit Body Bootcamp
“Come on, you can do it!” “Get it girls! You’re almost done!” “You’re doing awesome you guys! Keep going!” I started to tune out these positive mantras of cheers and encouragement. The clapping began to annoy me slightly. I was a sweaty, frazzled mess and the techno beat blaring from the speaker through all the … More The Competitive Edge
Get your minds out of the gutter. When I say quickie, I am implying a fast, effective workout when you are crunched for time. Let’s face it. Who isn’t crunched for time in one way or the other? This week has been very busy for me. After the work day, I have been rushing to my … More Need a Quickie?
The Olympics may be over, but soon the Paralympic Games 2016 are coming to Rio. I think it’s safe to assume that we all agree that the Paralympic athlete is amazing. Competing in these games with a disability, I think we can also agree that the Paralympian does not let their disability define their limits. … More Trying to Keep up with a Paralympian
July has been a pretty hot and humid month so far and I am not complaining in the least. I welcome the hot weather during the summer months. Lord knows I will be knee-deep in snow sooner than I would like. The temperature was a moderate 25 C with a cool breeze today. The meteorologist … More Beach lounging or Running?