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Benefits of Body Weight Exercises

When trying to lose weight or tone up, people often think that using weights or machines will give them the results they want. While it that can help, when in a pinch there is another option. Simply use your own body weight. It can be a great way to gain strength, build muscle, enhance cardiovascular [...]
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How to Stay Motivated

Losing weight isn’t easy. It takes hard work to change old habits and create new ones. You train hard, your body might ache. You might think it’s easier to just throw in the towel. How do you stay motivated to keep on the weight loss journey? Here are 10 ways to stay motivated Clean out [...]
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Why Cardio Is Not Enough

Do you ever wonder why cardio runs, whether on the treadmill or jogging 5 days a week, are not giving you the results you want? What a lot of people don’t realize is that the solution to get results is to burn that body fat by adding strength training exercises like lifting weights and even [...]
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So, What is Interval Training Anyway?

Recently in the news there seems to be a lot of hype surrounding a new fitness trend called ‘Interval Training’. In this post our Milton personal trainer will explain this method of training and whether the hype is real or not. What is Interval Training? Interval training is a style of training where one exerts [...]
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Resistance Training For Skiers and Snowboarders

Are you a recreational or competitive skier/snowboarder looking to improve your performance on the slopes? All people who ski or snowboard will benefit from having a resistance training program. It is essential to have a strong, stable body when riding the hills. If you want to carve hard and fast on the hills then your leg muscles [...]
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Set Goals, Not Resolutions

Welcome to 2015 everyone! The most typical way of heading into the New Year is setting “resolutions”. Resolutions are great, but how many are actually accomplished? By the end of the year, do you even remember what your past year’s resolution was? Set goals, not resolutions. Resolution is defined as “a firm decision to do [...]
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Perfecting the Pull-Up

Ever wonder how some people can perform hundreds and hundreds of pull-ups, but you can’t even do one? Or when you try, you have to either have a partner help you up or swing your way up? Well the secret behind perfecting the pull-up is simple: practice & training. As cliché as it may sound, [...]
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Say Goodbye to Flabby Arms in 5 Exercises

As a personal trainer one of my first questions to new clients is what areas would you like to improve on? Almost every response is ‘ I want to tighten my stomach, lift my bum, not to bulk up and ….mainly fix my FLABBY ARMS. No one wants to have droopy loose skin that hangs [...]
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Christmas Gifts for the Fitness Enthusiast

Christmas is almost here! Are you still struggling with some last minute gifts? We have some great ideas that shouldn’t cost you more than $25! Yes that’s right! Here are some great Christmas gift ideas for that fitness lover in your life that won’t break the bank. Yoga/Exercise Mat: If they workout at home or [...]
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FREE December Bootcamp

During the month of December – starting Dec 8th, we will be hosting a FREE Bootcamp class at our Fitness Room in Spartan Fitness Oakville. We ask that you please bring a donation of non-perishable food for the local food bank. The classes will run twice every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the month of [...]

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