Creating Your ‘New Normal’: Strategies to Prevent Relapse
by Crystal Watson, MA, BKin, CSCS Regardless of if you’re a hard-core gym goer, just beginning your fitness journey, or somewhere in between, we are all likely to relapse on our healthy physical activity habits at some point. Relapse can occur
Aligning our Habits to Support our Goals
By Crystal Watson, MA, BKin, CSCS Hello 2020! We often end December by evaluating our past year, establishing resolutions, and setting new goals. This primes us to start of the new year feeling ignited, passionate and committed to our goals. While it
What’s Fuelling your Body?
by Crystal Watson, MA, BKin, CSCS Have you ever considered how the food you eat makes you feel? Did you know your nutrition can effect (enhance or inhibit) your performance, physical and cognitive?!? Wondering what you should snack on post-workout to
Set Your Sights High, then Conquer & Achieve
Determine What you Want I want you to close your eyes and picture your ‘ideal’ self. Think of yourself wholistically, including your physical, emotional, mental and social health. Take time to visualize this, what context (environment) are you in? Who is
Sweat for the Health of it!
by Crystal Watson, MA, BKin, CSCS Despite sweat being viewed as a stinky, embarrassing nuisance, humans NEED to sweat! It’s not only natural, it’s essential. Perspiring (aka sweating) is the mechanism that allows our bodies to regulate temperature by cooling us
Body Composition- What is it & How to Measure it
What is Body Composition? Body composition refers to the make-up of the body. To simplify and measure body composition, we often divide the human body into two components, lean body mass (fat-free mass) and fat mass (adipose tissue). Lean Body Mass(aka fat-free
The Benefits of Repetition
Exercise is known to improve strength, enhance endurance and increase flexibility. While strength, endurance, and flexibility improvements can be attributed to changes that occur at a muscular level, exercise also enhances our brain-body connection (i.e. our neuromuscular system).
Spice Up Your Fitness Routine!
Looking for a way to spice up your fitness routine? Want motivation and accountability? Wondering how to test your fitness?