Category Archives: Exercise

Butt why? The reasons behind your lazy Glutes

Looking back a few years ago, before I began working in the fitness industry, I had no concept of Glute activation, and why it is so important. I used to go to group fitness classes, and run. Well, I used … Continue reading

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Behind it All – The Glutes

What are ‘the Glutes’? To me, they are the goddess of all muscles. To you, they may be what you sit on all day. In a mans eyes, they give beautiful, rounded, appealing curves to a woman’s body. For an … Continue reading

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Classes in review @ NAFC : Body Pump

Body pump is one of the most popular classes at NAFC, with over 10 classes over the week! It is the original weight resistance class by les mills. Body Pump was original created in 1991 to get more men in … Continue reading

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5 Benefits of Resistance Training

Resistance training has many benefits for both men and women. Here are 5 benefits… be sure to watch the 5th! 1. Regular resistance exercise increases bone density and can help prevent osteoporosis. Stronger bones lead to a stronger musculoskeletal system, … Continue reading

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When is the best time of the day to exercise for weight loss?

Well this is an interesting question! As trainers, we often get asked when the best time to exercise is. There are many answers to this question. Let’s look at some we’ve found.. “Early morning workout (on an empty stomach) is … Continue reading

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Can doing weights help you lose weight and tone your body?

The answer is definitely YES! How many people have you heard say ‘I really want to get more toned’? You have probably even said it yourself at some point (especially if you are a woman!) Now here’s the funny thing, … Continue reading

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How Long Should You Exercise For?

This is a question that many people ask. The truth is, there is no simple answer as it depends on what your goals are. You may want to lose weight, increase cardiovascular fitness, train for a marathon or build muscle… … Continue reading

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