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SWEAT Vancity: Why TRX?  
Welcome to SWEAT Vancity studio. Who are we you ask? We are the North Shore’s Premier TRX and Small Group Training Studio. Since June we have been building an incredible Community and currently offer six styles of classes ranging from beginner fundamentals to advanced cardio and suspension training sets. What is the TRX?... Read more
Training for your weight loss goals by Colin Stephenson (Fit For Life)
Training for your weight loss goals Training for weight loss can be an exhausting endeavour. There are so many variables outside of your “gym time” that come into play; nutrition, proper sleeping habits, and genetic make up are just a few of the more common ones. This weeks’ post... Read more
Blasting the Belly! by Colin Stephenson (Fit For Life)
Blasting the Belly! Probably the most common question I get as a personal trainer is this, “ How do I get rid of my belly?” Most people don’t like the answer because it involves a lot of work! I will break it down into three components for you today.... Read more
Fall Training by Colin Stephenson (Fit For Life)
Fall Training Many people seem to think that Summer is the time to get fit, when in fact  next summer’s body starts now! Even if you already feel like you’re in great shape, a month or two of exercise is going to have a  positive impact on your body. ... Read more
A Cleansing Experience by Colin Stephenson (Fit For Life)
A Cleansing Experience Being a Chef and personal trainer, nutrition has been coming up a lot lately. I have never tried a cleanse.  I try to eat healthy but I love my food! Last week my wife an I decided to take the plunge and try out a 7... Read more
Fit for Life’s 3 Day Workout Plan (& a giveaway!)
Fit For Life’s 3 Day Plan I get a lot of questions about what type of exercises people should be doing, how many times a week, at what intensity and so on. Obviously, my response is “come down and join some classes!”, but I understand that not everyone can... Read more
Healthy eating to help get the best workout results!
Diet And Exercise I don’t know how many times I’ve finished a great workout only to go home and ruin it’s effect with poor eating! As a personal trainer I should know better, but I am also a Chef by trade and love food! For some of us (like... Read more
Sweating for a good cause
A couple of weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to do my first workout with Colin of Fit For life.  Colin put together this fundraising initiative where everyone who came for a workout donated $10 to Basics for Babies.  It was Fit for Life’s first fundraising event and... Read more
Smashing Plateaus: how to keep your fitness routine fresh
Smashing Plateaus Plateaus are a common occurrence in fitness and can be frustrating to say the least. Generally the biggest gains in strength and most noticeable change in body composition comes within the first 16 weeks. After that, you’ll need to start changing up your routine to challenge different... Read more
Smashing Plateaus: how to keep your fitness routine fresh
Smashing Plateaus Plateaus are a common occurrence in fitness and can be frustrating to say the least. Generally the biggest gains in strength and most noticeable change in body composition comes within the first 16 weeks. After that, you’ll need to start changing up your routine to challenge different... Read more