What to Expect From Your First Group Fitness Class

first group fitness class

Research has shown that working out with a partner or in a group setting with a team of like-minded individuals increases success. That’s why we love group fitness class! Benefits aside, group fitness classes can be overwhelming if you’ve never tried it. With numerous daily options and classes for all levels, members never need to feel left out or intimidated. Group …

Turkey Omelette Muffins

turkey omelette muffins

Consuming a high protein breakfast has been shown to have a positive effect on regulation of blood sugar throughout the day. It’s not necessary to consume breakfast as soon as you awake, but when you do having upwards of 20-30 grams of protein in combination with carbohydrates, fat, and fibre you can help increase your chances of weight loss on …

All About Abs Workout

abs workout

Have you ever tried an Abs & Arms group fitness class? It is exactly what it sounds like: a core and arms class. Part of Spa Lady’s group fitness schedule, Abs & Arms is a class that challenges your functional movement within your core. It uses traditional core exercises as well as dynamic exercise to challenge all core fitness levels. Various …

Improve Your Posture

posture

In our modern lifestyle, we spend the majority of our day hunched over our desk, laptop or cell phone. You’re probably guilty of it right now. Poor posture leads to reduced mobility, general stiffness, and chronic conditions such as headaches, back, neck and shoulder pain. Your concave chest and compressed abdominal cavity can also interfere with breathing and digestion. Here …

Get Back Into Routine After Vacation

Get Back Into Routine

The summer is the prime time to go on vacation. The weather is great, the kids are off school, and there are plenty of destination options to choose from both local and international. You’re always looking forward to going and dreading coming back. Thinking about returning to work and your regular routine can be exhausting enough, but now you actually …

Recipe: Cauliflower Rice

cauliflwoer rice

Cauliflower is rapidly becoming one of the most popular gluten alternatives. It is a great way to incorporate more vegetables into our diet and eliminate some of the side effects caused by refined, sugary, processed carbohydrates. Cauliflower contains sulforaphane, a sulfur compound that has also been shown to kill cancer stem cells, thereby slowing tumor growth. It has also been …

6 Fitness Tips For Summer

fitness tips for summer

A lot of people tend to fall off the fitness wagon over the summer. The weather is gorgeous, why would you want to spend even more time inside? Backyard barbecues, drinks on the patio – they all throw a wrench in your healthy and active lifestyle. A little detour isn’t the end of the world. Arm yourself with knowledge and …

Tips For Healthy Eating Success

healthy-eating

Healthy eating is not a diet. It is a way of life. There are thousands of benefits associated with healthy eating including weight loss, a better immune system, more energy, better sleep and clearer skin. Simply being in control of what you are putting into your body has a huge impact on the way you feel both inside and out. …

10 Signs You Need to Make a Healthy Body Weight Change

body weight change

We all know it – that nagging voice in the back of your head that says, “I need to go to the gym,” or “I really should eat some vegetables.” Most of us we go against our better judgment and say we will try again tomorrow. The following are 10 signs or symptoms that your health may be in serious …

Recipe: Eggplant Pizza

eggplant-pizza

Everyone likes pizza, but it isn’t always the healthiest dinner option. We’re always in search of ways we can increase it’s nutritional value, while still enjoying the cheesy goodness. Using eggplant as the base is a great way to do this, plus it eliminates gluten and most other processed and refined items. This recipe for eggplant pizza is quick and …