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Fighting Back Against Aging With Strength Training

By Nick Rizzo Canada’s population has been steadily aging. As of 2014, seniors were making up 15.6% of the population (approximately 6 million). By 2030, estimates expect that number to...

Get Over Your Fears of Being the Newbie at the Gym

By Leah Staff, PTS The gym can be a scary place, until you feel like you belong. When joining or rejoining a gym, it can raise intimidation that make us...

Developing Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

By Judith Humphrey During the 30 years that I was building my company, I became increasingly tired and stressed. There were plenty of gyms near me, but I regarded them...

Exercise for Anxiety and Depression

By Igor Klibanov You’re a personal trainer, and you work with clients who have mental health issues (be it anxiety, depression, or something else). You know they’ve gotten better over...

It’s All About You!

By Leah Staff, BA Psychology, Speech Communication Minor, PTS Stop! Don’t cancel that appointment with your trainer! Didn’t complete your workouts this week? Your nutrition intake was more than a...

Signs You’re Overtraining

Listen in as Kathleen Trotter, PTS, shares signs that you might just be working too hard. About Kathleen Trotter Kathleen Trotter holds a Masters in Exercise Science, is the author...

Meet our Members: Gail Brooks

At the young age of 49, Gail Brooks began training for Ironman races and achieved her dream goal of becoming an Ironman at 52.  Gail’s desire to continue goal setting,...

Meet our Members: Joseph Fireman

Joseph Fireman, aka Joey, is a native Cree from the community of Chisasibi, Quebec and the owner/trainer of SOOK Training. Joseph opened SOOK Training in 2009 to inspire others in...

A Possible New Treatment for Diabetes

By Eddie Fatakhov  M.D. A study released out of a British Columbia research lab in Canada provided a new possible treatment for one of the most rampant diseases in the...

Understanding GMOs: No hype just the basics

By Carol Harrison, RD Genetically modified foods (GMOs) have become a real hot-button topic for consumers; but we’re all so busy, it can be hard for us and our clients...

Is It Too Late for a Summer Body?

By Fyonna Vanderwerf, B.A, B.Sc, canfitpro PRO TRAINER With 1,440 minutes every day until that first week of September, it’s never too late to get in shape and create some...

Why Train Mental Toughness?

By Jeff Melis Most health and fitness professionals spend countless hours devoted to mastering and training the physical body.  They plan their workouts for the week, carefully noting how many...

How Overuse Injuries Can Derail Your Fitness

By Jamie Logie, PTS, NWS Your training is going great. You’re getting stronger, fitter, losing weight and seeing results. And then … Bam! You get injured. Nothing derails progress more...

Fuel Up for Fun

By Carol Harrison, RD Summer is here, and fueling up sporty kids to help them feel and perform their best is now easier with this resource: Fuel up for Fun....

Meet Our Members: Mike Goertz

Mike Goertz has been a long standing volunteer in the fitness center at Hutton House; his dedication to the program and the people that participate in it is inspirational.  Recently,...