Exercise as Insurance

Exercise as Insurance

My struggle as a trainer is trying to convince people that they need to exercise for tomorrow, when today looks just fine. We need to start looking at exercise as insurance against the threats that exist to our health. We all buy car and house insurance just in case...
Thank You for Your Concern

Thank You for Your Concern

  Many of you have reached out to me over the last few days to express concern as I live near Rigaud, Quebec where they declared a state of emergency due to extensive flooding. Luckily we live up on the Mountain and flooding is not one of our worries. On...
Allergic to Fitness?

Allergic to Fitness?

  Almost without fail, I hear a sneeze near the end of every workout. It comes from one student in particular, usually when we are stretching. We all joke this client being allergic to fitness but I have often wondered why it happens so regularly. Is the floor...
Seniors With Nothing To Do?

Seniors With Nothing To Do?

I hear this comment quite a bit from younger people who try to describe retired individuals, “they have nothing to do and therefore all of the time in the world to do it!” Usually these words are being spoken by someone in their thirties or forties who has...
Is Zumba Bad?

Is Zumba Bad?

I get asked for my opinion on all things related to fitness and I try my best to give honest advice. This week someone asked me about Zumba. I am not a Zumba teacher but I have tried it five times with four different teachers and it simply was not my cup of tea. What...