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Fitness Martial Arts

Top 5 types of martial arts

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Remember when you were young and your friends took different types of martial arts krav maga, karate, taekwondo or kickboxing classes? Perhaps, you were a big Jackie Chan fan or watched lots of martial arts movies like Karate Kid (I mean, who could forget “wax on, wax off”!)? While I thrived in my world of dance, […]

Pilates Yoga

Understanding yoga & pilates – which is best for you?


From an outsider’s perspective, yoga and pilates seem like pretty much the same thing. It’s true that they both involve a lot of crazy looking positions, but there is so much more to them and some major differences too. While yoga and pilates are both great for our wellbeing, they target slightly different aspects of […]

Fitness Personal Training

Personal Training – hop, skip and jump to a healthier you


Looking to start your health and fitness journey, but not sure where to begin? Personal training may be the answer you’ve been looking for! This one-on-one training method with a fitness professional can help you learn more about how your body is functioning and what changes you can make to adopt a healthier lifestyle. This […]

Exercise Physiology Fitness Personal Training

What are Interval Training (HIIT) workouts and are they right for you?


  Interval training (or High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has swept the nation in recent years, with thousands of success stories and science-based endorsements.   HIIT workouts has a lot of benefits, from aiding in weight management to helping us jump-start our passions, sometimes literally.If you haven’t jumped onto the high intensity interval training bandwagon […]