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Addressing shoulder pain while working out.July 11, 2019
Shoulder/scapular pain and stabilization issues? The most common cause of shoulder pain is muscle strain - lifting too much weight…
Knee pain – signs and symptonsJuly 4, 2019
One thing seems to ring true; most people do not know when to see a doctor regarding their knee pain…
June is Brain Awareness Month – Exercise Epilepsy and seizures.June 20, 2019
The good news is... Physical activity rarely triggers seizures! And the benefits of exercise are endless for those who suffer…
June is Brain Awareness Month – Train your BRAINJune 13, 2019
A couple of weeks ago we started Brain Awareness month with ideas on exercise and the benefits for the brain.…
Men’s Health Week – June 10-16th – 4 things men should pay attention to.June 10, 2019
The main goal of the annual celebration of this health campaign is to increase awareness of preventable health problems (both…
Fitness and your BRAIN!June 4, 2019
Your brain is no different than rest of the muscles in your body–you either use it or you lose it.…
Get fit for Trail Running!May 28, 2019
Trail running is amazing! It is very different from pathway or road running. - you must pay attention to your…
Get Fit for Hiking!May 23, 2019
Hoping to get outdoors this weekend and enjoy the beauty of our Rocky Mountains? If you think you can just…
Get fit for outdoor riding!
As the weather in Calgary continues NOT to impress - don't spin your wheels in the wrong type of training…
Getting Fit for Golf SeasonMay 9, 2019
Everyone from PGA pros to weekend hackers know that in order to lower your handicap, you need to get in…
Getting fit for summer!
Spring is here and many have started to think about bathing suit season… Looking and feeling great in your suit…
Wellness and ChangeApril 29, 2019
Making the right choices for health and well-being can be challenging. Although we know what is good for us and…
Tips to Improve Health and WellnessApril 22, 2019
1. Eat Whole Foods While diet tends to be primarily viewed to impact physical condition, food has a well understood…
Wellness – Tip #4 – SleepApril 16, 2019
A good night's sleep is incredibly important for your health. In fact, it’s just as important as eating healthy and…
Wellness – Tip #3 – StressApril 9, 2019
Sometimes stress can be a positive force, motivating us to perform well at a piano recital or job interview. But…
Wellness – Tip #2 – Recovery
Recovery With the popularity of High Intensity Workouts, comes the need for more awareness when it comes to recovery. Check…
Wellness – a month of well rounded thinking!April 1, 2019
Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is…
March is Nutrition Month – Tip #4 – Eat your salad first!March 25, 2019
There are many pros for eating your salad before the “main” section of your meal. 1/ First and foremost –…
March is Nutrition Month – Tip #3 – Eat your waterMarch 20, 2019
Here is a great piece written by Amanda Ouellette from our ATCO Park site that continues on from our conversation…
March is nutrition month – Tip #3 the importance of waterMarch 19, 2019
Water makes up about three quarters of your body, for good reason. Water is the body's transportation and sanitation system.…
March is Nutrition Month – Tip #2 – Healthy SnackingMarch 13, 2019
Healthy snacking is probably one of the hardest things to do well. It's easy to walk into a store and…
March is Nutrition MonthMarch 4, 2019
Every month seems to have a theme, however March is one I am particularly fond of, Nutrition Monday. It's time…
All you need to know about Functional TrainingFebruary 27, 2019
Looking for more information on the latest fitness buzz word, Functional Training? Check out our expert, Helen Vanderburg and what…
BESTLIFEPROJECT #trainright – Tip #3 – Train right!January 21, 2019
With so much information available to consumers, it's hard to know what are the best health and wellness choices for…
BESTLIFEPROJECT #trainright – Tip #2January 14, 2019
A survey done in the US in 2017, revealed that 43% of people set losing weight or getting fit as…
2019 Best Life Project – Tip #1January 10, 2019
Celebrate you in 2019 and commit to your BEST LIFE PROJECT! You are worth the investment! No matter what you…
Healthy, Stress Free Holidays – Tip #15December 13, 2018
Looking for a fun gift this holiday season? Why not give the gift of fitness and enroll yourself and a…
Healthy, Stress Free Holidays – Tip #14December 12, 2018
Stay healthy with these helpful hints from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention: Wash hands often to help prevent…
Healthy, Stress Free Holidays – Tip #13December 11, 2018
Here is a quick workout when you are in a pinch for time this holiday season. 10/10/5 - 10 exercises,…
Healthy, Stress Free Holidays – Hint #12 – Christmas Day is coming!December 6, 2018
Less than three weeks until the BIG DAY! Start looking for healthy alternatives to some of your favorite holiday recipes.…
Healthy, Stress Free Holidays – Tip #11 – Have healthy snacks handyDecember 5, 2018
Be prepared for times when quality food is hard to come by: while traveling or when you are out doing…
Healthy, Stress Free Holidays – Tip #10 – Be kind, especially to yourselfDecember 4, 2018
The season is starting to ramp up. Take a minute, breathe, be kind to yourself! Let go of perfection and…
Healthy, Stress Free Holidays – Tip #10 – AlcoholDecember 3, 2018
It's that time of the year where, every where we go, we are offered a drink. Don't stress, enjoy a…
Healthy, Stress Free Holiday Hints – Tip #9November 29, 2018
Meeting up for a HOLIDAY gathering? Why not share your meal with a friend? You will still get to taste…
Healthy, Stress Free Holidays – Tip #8 – Shut down 1/2 hour before bedNovember 26, 2018
Help yourself year round and shut off all technology 1/2 hour prior to going to sleep. Let your eyes and…
Healthy Holidays – Tip #7 – Train with a PartnerNovember 23, 2018
Research shows that you are more likely to stick to your workouts when you have someone you've committed to meeting.…
Helpful Holiday Hint – #6 – The Holiday BuffetNovember 22, 2018
A trap at any social event, the Buffet can make or break your holiday experience. Don’t avoid social experiences completely,…
Helpful Holiday Hint #5 – Stay HydratedNovember 21, 2018
Stay hydrated: adding 500 ml/day between meals can increase caloric burn over a year by 17,500. You will also feel…
Helpful Holiday Hint #4 – HIIT Rowing workout.November 20, 2018
Short for time, try this Rowing Hiit workout created by Heavens Fitness Personal Trainer, Dianna West. Great for when you're…
Healthy Holidays – Tip #3November 19, 2018
Make sure that your sleep doesn’t suffer at this time of the year. Watch out for hidden caffeine, avoid excess…
Stress FREE Holidays – tip #2November 16, 2018
Today - make a pact to stick with your workout schedule throughout the holiday season. It will be a challenge…
Helpful Holiday HintsNovember 15, 2018
Over the next month, our goal is to help make your holiday season, healthy, happy and stress free. Join us…
JOGA Thu Oct 11 6:30pm w. Michelle N.October 4, 2018
JOGA Combines the benefits of yoga with the biomechanics of sport, created specifically for an athletes body, and an athletes…
Long Slow Distance Cardio vs. High Intensity Training Cardio – which is betterJuly 30, 2018
The debate over Long Slow Distance and High Intensity Training Cardio training session has been a hot one in recent…
Strength Training Myths DebunkedJuly 26, 2018
If you've ever done crunches to get six-pack abs or leg lifts to get thin thighs (and haven't we all?), you've fallen…
The AMAZING benefits of Weight TrainingJuly 16, 2018
When you think of weight training, body builders with bulky muscles and chiseled chests come to mind, but scientists say…
Why work with a Nutrition Expert?July 10, 2018
Food food food. Everyone is always talking about food…what to eat, what to never eat, eating this will help you…
How Can Working With a Personal Trainer Benefit Your Child or Youth?July 5, 2018
More and more every day, adults are learning the benefits of working one on one, or in small groups with…
Benefits of a Fitness CoachJuly 3, 2018
Not sure if Personal Fitness Training is right for you?  Perhaps the cost, or the daunting image of being pushed…
I need to get in shape before I join a gym…June 27, 2018
"I need to clean the house before the cleaning lady arrives"….Have you ever heard that one before?Well how about, "I…
YOU ARE WORTH THE INVESTMENT!June 19, 2018
Investing, whether it’s money, time, anything, is an important, stressful decision. When it comes to your health and wellness, there…
Changes need proper fuelJune 13, 2018
Active people need a diet that provides enough energy in the form of carbohydrates and fats as well as essential…
Changes can’t happen with exercise alone…June 5, 2018
Active people need a diet that provides enough energy in the form of carbohydrates and fats as well as essential…
Small ChangesMay 29, 2018
There are so many “cliché’s” out there, “Rome wasn’t built in a day”, “it’s the little victories that matter”, “one…
Cross-training Challenge 2K18 Apr 9 – 29April 12, 2018
Cross-train Challenge 2K18 is an all-encompassing fitness challenge! Think total body wellness and the chance to win prizes worth over…
Do you follow the FODMAP diet?March 26, 2018
Do you follow the FODMAP diet? If you have any kind of bowel disorder at all this diet may help…
What’s hot in global fitness trendsMarch 1, 2018
Article source: http://calgaryherald.com/health/diet-fitness/whats-hot-in-global-fitness-trends   With the new year comes a new outlook on health and fitness. There will be new technology,…
Weights & Wisdom: 2017 Client Success Story
I met Jen one of my first classes teaching at Heavens.  My immediate thoughts were this girl works HARD!!  Jens…
Weights & Wisdom: 2017 Client Success StoryFebruary 15, 2018
"Heavens Fitness Coach Guy Bushell shares his client Garth's success story. Way to go, Guy and Garth!" Garth came to…
Weights & Wisdom: 2017 Client Success StoryJanuary 26, 2018
"Joan has rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and several auto immune issues. I started working with Joan in May 2016, and since…
Weights & Wisdom: 2017 Client Success StoryJanuary 16, 2018
"Jenn Ross came to me over two years ago.  She was bored with her trainer, tired of doing the same…
Weights & Wisdom: Benefits of Small Group TrainingDecember 15, 2017
Small group training has a lot of benefits.  Besides being able to make some new friends – here are the reason why I…
Weights & Wisdom: Does Compression Clothing Actually Work?December 13, 2017
I was interested in this article because I was trying out some compression clothing of my own that never seemed…
Weights and Wisdom: What should you be eating post workout?December 1, 2017
Weights and Wisdom: What should you be eating post workout?  This is a question I get often from my clients.…
Weights & Wisdom: EASY Gluten Free Blueberry CrispOctober 13, 2017
INGREDIENTS  2 pints fresh blueberries, picked over, rinsed, drained 1 cup Pamela's GF Baking & Pancake Mix 3/4 cup light…
Weights & Wisdom: Natural Remedies for Anti-agingSeptember 29, 2017
#1: Consume antioxidant rich foods - daily we're exposed to harmful free radicals that bombard our body, resulting in a breakdown…
Confessions of an Aging AthleteApril 20, 2017
Confessions of an Aging Athlete By PT Guy Bushell   Many years ago, I was given the amazing opportunity to train…
Focus on heart health in the gym this monthFebruary 23, 2017
This article originally appeared in the Calgary Herald on February 16, 2017. February is heart month. With hearts at the centre…
Barefoot Activities and its Benefits
This post was originally published on November 17 2015 by Ithaca College.  This article appeared in ScienceDaily. Note: Content may…
Trainer Tip: Squat VariationsFebruary 10, 2017
20 Squat Variations  Guy Bushell - Heavens Personal Trainer We asked Guy to give us a list of his favorite…
A letter from our dear member…February 9, 2017
"I joined Heavens elevated fitness eight months ago and that is where I met Mara Seipp-Katz- miracle worker- I mean…
Spice Up Your Breakfast with Eggs ShakshukaJanuary 19, 2017
Spice Up Your Breakfast with Eggs Shakshuka Sometimes getting creative with breakfast can be hard, and often people struggle with…
The Benefits of Meditation
How I feel is determined by what is going on 'out there'. That is the formula which governs much of…
Helen Vanderburg – Calgary Herald FeatureNovember 10, 2016
 Q and A: Helen Vanderburg’s fusion workout blends fitness styles for ultimate workout | Calgary Herald If you’re into fitness…
Exclusive Book Signing – Helen VanderburgOctober 19, 2016
  PLEASE RSVP HERE
POP UP – POP Pilates!!
WHAT IS POP PILATES? POP Pilates® is an incredible fusion of ab-chiseling and total body defining moves choreographed to your…
My FitBox Life – At Heavens!!October 7, 2016
If you're into fitness, and want to be ON TREND in the fitness world, then you should keep reading. My…
21 Days of HappinessOctober 4, 2016
October is a time for giving thanks and most importantly - giving back! So this year why not give back…
Sign Up For Everything Online – How to use your MINDBODY app!September 28, 2016
Starting this week you will be able to sign up for ALL classes online! Since we are on the topic of…
WE ARE SHOWING OFF – Unlimited FREE Classes – ONE WEEK ONLYSeptember 6, 2016
It's September.  Which may mean back to school and work. But here at Heavens it means SHOW OFF WEEK is…
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