Gym Etiquette with Rene Unser
Nov02

Gym Etiquette with Rene Unser

Let’s talk gym etiquette… or rather, the lack there of. Here is a list of some common-sense rules you should be sure to follow, before your next workout. Sweat: It’s one of the biggest complaints and biggest turn-offs during a workout. Nobody wants your greasy pool of sweat and other slimy bodily fluids on them, nor do they want to wipe someone else’s sweat with their towel. Clean up your own sweat! Smell: While we’re bouncing off the...

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Top 5 Gym Mistakes to Avoid
Nov01

Top 5 Gym Mistakes to Avoid

1. Incorrect exercise Start your gym workout with a trainer or somebody more experienced who would guide you and demonstrate the right way to workout without causing fatigue or injury. Don’t be afraid to look like a rookie cause you are one. If you don’t know where to start or how to approach dumbbells and whatnot do not hesitate asking for assistance because heavy weights require careful handling. 2. Quick lifting This is a rookie’s...

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Give Your Metabolism a Makeover
Oct16

Give Your Metabolism a Makeover

Submitted by Global Fitness & Racquet Centre Trainer Angelique Kronebusch Your Metabolism is just like a fire – you can do things to light it up and keep it burning strong 24/7, or you can do things to dampen it. Truth: Not eating enough will only will slow your metabolism Not exercising will only cause you to lose your lean muscle which will in turn cause you to end up with an even slower metabolism It would make sense to stop...

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Managing Your Eating Habits
Oct16

Managing Your Eating Habits

Submitted by Global Fitness & Racquet Centre Trainer Angelique Kronebusch There are various cues and triggers that lead us to binge eat. Most often these are associations that have built up over time that become stronger each time we perform the actions together. For example, if you have made a habit of snacking on the couch in the evening while watching TV, you will have built up an association where performing that action...

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Preventing Overeating This Thanksgiving
Oct06

Preventing Overeating This Thanksgiving

Submitted by Global Fitness & Racquet Centre Nutritionist, Kelly Lehmann Workout before your big meal. Research shows that strenuous exercise may decrease appetite immediately following. For some, there is the opposite effect, but a workout will never be something to regret. Just move on to suggestion #2- prep the raw vegetables before working out. Drink one or two huge glasses of water following your workout and before going to...

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Are You Sitting Too Much?
Oct06

Are You Sitting Too Much?

Submitted by Global Fitness & Racquet Centre Trainer Angelique Kronebusch Are you sitting down too much? If so, it’s time to get up and start moving! Recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, a new study saw researchers look at risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease and diabetes, including waist circumference, body mass index, and cholesterol levels in 4,550 American adults. Subjects were...

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