Archive for June, 2019

Getting Rid Of The Dad Bod

June 17, 2019

This is the time of year when Dads are on our mind. We take the time to think how much the guys in our life mean to us and how much we want them around for a long time! Although most people think of gifts of ties, socks, whiskey and cigars, there’s nothing that shows someone how much you love and care for them then thinking of ways to improve their overall health and longevity.

As guys get older, there’s a few things that start working against them in terms of their fitness:

  • They have a lot less time than they did when they were younger making committing to workouts a lot more challenging
  • Their connective tissue is not as resilient as when they were younger so they are more likely to get injured and once injured, it takes a lot longer to heal.
  • Their metabolism is lower making it easier to gain weight

 

 

 

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Make The Outdoors Your Personal Bootcamp

June 10, 2019

Bootcamp workouts evolved from the military and typically involve body-weight movements and calisthenics outdoors. Exercises like squats, pushups, pullups, burpees, running and jumping are common in a Bootcamp workout. This type of workout can be highly effective providing an intense interval workout that combines cardiovascular training, resistance training, and sports conditioning training that is physically challenging, inspiring and a ton of fun.

The workouts are generally high-impact, high-intensity and best suited for physically fit individuals. With that said, they are very popular amongst people who want to lose weight because the workouts burn so many calories.

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Run To Get Fit On Global Running Day

June 4, 2019

Many recognize that running is a great way to lose weight and get into great shape. Unfortunately, most don’t know how to progress correctly and wind up injured.

The good news is that Vancouver is home to so many free or very inexpensive options to start a running program with a group that will provide safety and inspiration.

 

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