Motivation during the winter period

13 Feb , 2017 Fitness

You’ve probably heard that exercising outdoors makes us happier and relieves anxiety, but most of us can’t exercise outside all year round because of the weather.   So the unappealing notion of getting out from under your blanket seems impossible, but what if there were a few tips and tricks we could reveal to you? We want […]

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One to One Pilates with Carmela at BodyWorksWest

11 Nov , 2016 Fitness

There are so many benefits to pilates from rehabilitation to increased body strength and the most beneficial way to experience these is with one-on-one Personal Pilates Training.  Our private studio is spacious and light with a variety of equipment to help you reach your goals with the help of our highly qualified Pilates Specialists.   […]


1 Sep , 2016 Uncategorized

Boditrax uses a medically approved body analyzer and personal profiles to help manage weight loss, increase energy or fitness levels, boost well being, professional training or medical assessments. recording every change online, repeat scans are accurate to within 1%.   Boditrax assigns a physique rating around which goals can be set and progress tracked using […]

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Sleep and It’s Awesome

12 Aug , 2016 Uncategorized

We all know how refreshing a good night of sleep can feel. And we’ve probably all read that quality sleep is a key way to help you recover from workouts better and more quickly. But do you know why? This infographic from the Sleep Matters Club is simply fascinating. Fascinating. And it, step by step, shows exactly […]

5 Helpful Things to Do to Start Your Personal Fitness Program

3 Aug , 2016 Fitness

The most common challenge that people I talk to face is how to incorporate fitness into their lives. They know they have to do something to get in shape but they really don’t know how. It can be discouraging because of the abundance of information out there. So much that you may not know where […]

10 Things You Should Know About Stretching

20 Jul , 2016 Fitness

Before fitness training, one must give importance to doing warm-up or stretching exercises to prevent accidents or to enhance the output during the training. There are also a number of precautionary measures and tips to serve as guidelines when doing fitness exercises. Here are some of them.   1. To increase your flexibility and to […]

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How to take body measurements

22 Jun , 2016 Uncategorized

When attempting to change your body shape in any way its important to track your progress so you can see results as they happen, this will give your motivation a huge boost and will also show that your efforts are not being wasted.   To get a true gauge of progress you should take measurements […]

3 Blunders To Avoid on Your Weight Loss Journey

27 May , 2016 Fitness/Nutrition

There are times on your weight loss journey when progress can come to a halt. Days or weeks can go by without you seeing movement on the scale, and it can get downright frustrating. After working with thousands of clients, I’ve noticed certain patterns that can cause this weight loss stoppage. Here are 3 of […]

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

13 May , 2016 Nutrition

#1 Don’t Skip Breakfast The morning meal jump starts your metabolism and helps to prevent bingeing later in the day.  A cup of coffee does not count – the caffeine and added sugar may give you a bit of energy and suppress your appetite for a little while it is sure to back fire into […]

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Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)

4 May , 2016 Fitness/Therapy

What is DOMS and what causes it? Whether you work out regularly or have simply over exerted yourself occasionally, it is almost certain that you have at some point experienced delayed onset of muscle soreness, or DOMS for short. DOMS is the feeling of muscle soreness, stiffness, loss of strength and sometimes swelling that occurs […]

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