Archive for the ‘Travel Fitness’ Category

Workout Series – Hardcore Cardio

Posted on: August 5th, 2014 by paul

Even though it’s drawing towards the end of summer it doesn’t mean that workouts should be slowing down. For those who are looking for a boost to their training, a challenging cardio workout could be just the ticket. Try out this intense running sequence to blast some fat after and get that heart rate up.  (more…)

Long Weekend Workout

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by paul

After the first long weekend of the summer many Canadians are probably rethinking their summer workout programs. A long weekend of overindulgence can lead to some eye opening realizations. If leading a healthier life is on that list than the Travel Fitness portion of the blog is a great place to start. It has workouts for all levels. Here is a sample of what a summer workout plan should include. (more…)

Getting Back into the Groove 2014

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by paul

Spring training for the Toronto Blue Jays is over and the regular season has officially begun. The ‘boys of summer’ have been training for months to prepare for the long, arduous baseball year. Have you begun training for the upcoming summer beach season? (more…)

Spring Workout Series – March 31

Posted on: March 31st, 2014 by paul

Blue Jays baseball is officially starting today which means spring has start, sort of. Although there is still snow and cold weather in most of Canada it doesn’t mean that spring isn’t right around the corner. That being said, it’s a good time to start getting in shape for the summer. Tune in weekly to the Travel Fitness section of the blog for great tips on getting fit as well as some challenging workouts. (more…)

Team Canada’s Secret to Success: Coaching

Posted on: February 26th, 2014 by paul

There is very little that differentiates teams when the world’s greatest hockey players gather on a global stage to compete for the most sought after prize in their sport. It can easily be argued that the Canadians did not ice the strongest squad in the Olympic tournament. The Russians boasted the most offensive firepower and the Americans had a well-rounded lineup with a lot to prove after losing in the gold medal game four years ago. Sweden and Finland are perennially strong when competing internationally. This was proven by Sweden’s gold medal performance at the Torino Olympics in 2006. So with so much parity in the Olympic hockey tournament, why did Canada fare so well in 2010 and 2014? The answer is simple, coaching. (more…)

Get In Shape for Summer: 3 Month Training Outline

Posted on: February 10th, 2014 by paul

It is a common goal to be in good shape for the summer. Unfortunately, over the course of the winter months, through the holiday season, personal fitness has a tendency to take the back burner to more exciting pursuits. This means it can take some time to get the body back on track. The following workout plan is a loose guideline for getting back into shape. (more…)

4 Reasons to Workout in the Winter

Posted on: January 17th, 2014 by paul

It is easy to find reasons NOT to workout. The winter is a particularly hard time to stay motivated since there is no sun anywhere on the horizon. Take these few points into consideration and get back on track.  (more…)

Get in Shape in 2014

Posted on: January 10th, 2014 by paul

“Getting in shape”, “getting healthier”, and “losing weight” are perennially at the top of many peoples’ New Years resolutions. The hardest part is following through with maintaining healthy habits throughout the year. would like to help by offering workouts anyone can do with very little equipment and sometimes none at all.  (more…)

Turkey Season Workout

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by paul

The holiday season brings a lot of fun, festivities, and food. So what are your plans for maintaining your current level of health? (more…)

Keep off the Holiday Weight, Stay Fit for Your Vacation

Posted on: December 14th, 2013 by paul

It’s the holiday season which means turkey, cookies, candy, and parties. With all of this going on it’s the most difficult time of the year to stay healthy. What’s the point of eating healthy anyways, its winter and no one will see the damage for a few months right? Not if you have an all inclusive vacation planned for the spring. Here’s a few tips to maintain the waistline over the holidays. (more…)