Archive for June, 2013

Body Weight Tabata Workout

Posted on: June 27th, 2013 by paul

Today’s workout will consist solely of body weight exercises and will be completed in the Tabata format. This means that you will have twenty seconds of work followed by ten seconds of rest, followed immediately by another twenty seconds of work, and so on. (more…)

5 Tips on How to Improve Your Balance

Posted on: June 25th, 2013 by paul

So you want to improve your balance but don’t know where to start? It’s understandable if you have little experience doing balance exercises since they’re not as fun as training your beach muscles. Many personal trainers tend to forget to integrate balance training into a workout regimen simply because most clients don’t have the time or motivation to improve it. Remember to include balance exercises in your training program because it will help avoid injury and ‘balances’ out a workout regimen. (more…)

This Week’s Travel Deals – June 24th. 2013

Posted on: June 24th, 2013 by paul

Happy Monday Canada!

Canada day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than to see what this beautiful country has to offer. Usually we promote last minute deals to the Caribbean, but on an occasion like this, we recommend booking a last minute flight to be with your best friends and see what our great nation has to offer.  (more…) Fitness: 400M Intervals

Posted on: June 20th, 2013 by paul

Today’s workout of the day looks simple on paper. You only need to complete five 400 meter sprints at 85-95% of your max speed. The tricky part is that you will have only a short rest between each sprint.  (more…) Workout of the Day

Posted on: June 18th, 2013 by paul

Good morning friends. If you have been sticking to these workouts on a weekly basis, congratulations. You are probably starting to notice some great results. Taking the step to improve your body takes time so do the results. If you haven’t started seeing any changes to your body or improvements on your overall health, stick with the program. It takes a lot of hard work an effort to reverse an unhealthy lifestyle.  (more…)

Travel Deals of the Week – June 17th, 2013

Posted on: June 17th, 2013 by paul

Greetings Canada! Summer is upon us but it seems the good weather is still waiting to rear its head. Don’t want to wait around in the unpredictable Canadian weather? Why not hop on a flight down south and relax on a beach with a cold drink in your hand? Here are some great last minute deals to get you there fast:

(more…) Workout Series: Workout of the Day

Posted on: June 14th, 2013 by paul

Its Friday folks! That means its time to burn off some calories before the weekend starts. If you haven’t planned anything yet, check out our last minute deals section of the website for some great 3-4 day packages to tropical locations.  (more…)

LMV Workout Series: Hill Run

Posted on: June 12th, 2013 by paul

Today we take a regular training method and turn it on its side. Instead of just doing a regular jog up a hill to increase the difficulty of running of flat ground, you will be breaking up that run into intervals. Again, the goal here is it increase cardiovascular capacity while continuing to add variety to your training.  (more…)

Vacation Deals: June 11th, 2013

Posted on: June 11th, 2013 by paul

Greetings Canada!

Many parts of the country are still struggling with summer weather that looks a lot more like spring. Lots of rain and cold weather shouldn’t deter you from getting a great tan right? Well why not take a trip down south to cure those rainy day blues! (more…)

LMV Workout Series: Intro to Foam Rolling

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013 by paul

Some of you may have seen the foam roller at the gym and wondered what it is used for. It can be an intimidating piece of equipment for someone with no experience. Don’t be afraid, the foam roller is simply used as a form of self-massage. Many athletes incorporate it into their workout routine as a means of improving muscle recovery as well as loosening up muscle tightness (eg. Knots). (more…)