Uxbridge Personal Trainer Earns FMS Certification

TRAIN MOVEMENTS NOT MUSCLES It seems more and more of today’s individuals are working harder to become stronger and healthier. These individuals are constantly working to improve their activities by increasing their flexibility, strength, endurance, and power.  However, very few if any begin strength and conditioning or rehabilitative programs by determining if they have adequate movement … [Read more...]

The Best Before and After Pictures of the Year!

One of Body Fit's core values is Kaizen.   It's a Japanese word meaning constant steady improvement.  I adopted this word from someone else and I would encourage you to use it when you set your goals. Every year we try to do just a little better than the previous year.   Since Scott Campsall from Okami Kai brought us on board with the Knock Out Hunger Project,  we have accomplished just that. I … [Read more...]

Loaves and Fishes Need Our Help

I had a great talk with Gerry Cresswell from the Loaves and Fishes food bank.  As you may already know, we are hosting the 11th annual Knock Out Hunger Night next Monday night at 6:00 PM. click here for more info.  I wanted to find out how things were going and what they needed most this year. They are down by 16% from last year! I wanted to help try and get the word out and so a press release was … [Read more...]

Guess Who's coming to Body Fit???

Well it seems that Christmas is sneaking up on us again.  I couldn't  help but notice all the cars parked up and down the streets last weekend for the home tour.  Second Ave. sure seemed busy.  Maybe it's a good street to get some decorating ideas??  As a matter of fact, Nicole Coulter, a long time member at Body Fit lives on Second and she has one of the keenest eyes for decor.  If you toured her … [Read more...]

Bad Habits Your Kids Need To Break Now

Even if you don't have kids, these might still apply to you. Read on and see for yourself... Too much T.V. and video games - It's recommended that kids shouldn't be on front of a screen for more than 2 hours per day. Cutting the time spent inside watching T.V. and playing video games means more time out with their friends, playing football, climbing trees - doing active things that keep them … [Read more...]

Uxbridge Trainer Takes On The Heavy Events

Recently, I volunteered at the Heavy Events at the Highland Games of Durham at Uxbridge's Elgin Park. This really raised my pulse.  As "fun" as retrieving a 56lb weight or standing up a 20 foot caber (telephone pole!) can be, I wanted to try my hand at throwing. Rick Blair, one of our great Uxbridge gym members, told me about a Heavy Events school (the only of its kind...more on that later) in … [Read more...]

3 Things I Want You To Know About

Want to get into the Highland Games for FREE??   Rick Blair and myself have been hard at work to help organize the Heavy Events (Caber Toss, Stone Throw etc.) for the Games this coming weekend.  It would be our pleasure to provide you with a wrist band that will grant you FREE access to the park in exchange for a few hours of your help.  Yup...volunteers.  We still need about 5 or 6 people to help … [Read more...]

Uxbridge Fitness Blog is Up and Running!

This is the first post of many to come on the Uxbridge Fitness Blog. Check in regularly for exercise tips, exercise videos, humour, motivation, nutrition, and even healthy recipes from Uxbridge's leading fitness experts. If you are passionate about your health and fitness, you'll find people who share your passion at Body Fit Health Club and right here on the Uxbridge Fitness Blog. … [Read more...]