Indoor Cycling- Importance of a Good Playlist

Importance of a good playlistI’ve been an Indoor cycling instructor for over ten years,  during this time I’ve learned quite a few things about teaching group fitness.  I have had success and a few failures, all of which have helped me to become a better, more confident instructor.

As an instructor it’s important to choose music you love that gets you “pumped.” The more I “feel” the music, the more it comes out in my voice, energy and instruction- and the more it gets everyone else energized and excited.   With that being said its equally important to know your audience, what gets me pumped might not work for my class so its important to meet them on common ground.  Read on for some of my insights into teaching and one of my classes favorite playlists.

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Healthy Easter tips for Gym Bunnies and Fitness Peeps

This holiday you will most likely be faced with holiday treats, get together with family and friends and you may even be planningHealthy Easter Tips a getaway if you are lucky enough to enjoy a four day weekend.  Here are some simple Easter tips to stay on track with your fitness goals.

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TRX Part 2: True Conditioning- Class Reviews

True ConditioningIn the previous article (Part 1), we reviewed what TRX is, who should do it, and five reasons you should try it.

In (Part 2) we are going to review five classes at True Conditioning a TRX qualified group fitness, and personal training studio in Richmond, B.C. 

From my first visit to True Conditioning, I knew I had found something special. This isn’t just a gym or workout studio this is a community of like minded individuals setting goals and crushing them. The vibe of the studio including the upbeat yellow walls, “Sweat Once a Day” decal and the posted goals, create a space where the positive energy is palpable.

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TRX Part 1: What is TRX?

This is the first of a two part series covering The TRX workout and True Conditioning studio in Richmond, B.C. Part 1 will cover TRX:  What is it? Who should do it? and five reasons to try it. In Part 2 I will review five group fitness classes at True Conditioning, including two TRX classes. Continue reading

Baby Food with the BEABA Cook Original

Beaba Cook OrginalThe Beaba- BabyCook Original is an all-in-one steamer/processor which can cook almost anything in under 15 minutes.  Read on for a brief description of how it works, our experiences, and my review. Continue reading