Attention all Stair Climbers:
CLIMBING WITH KALEV To help you prepare your body for the Stairclimb, fitness pro Kalev from Kalev Fitness Solution will be providing tips and tricks to help you train effectively! New tips are published regularly on the Kalev Fitness Solution Blog, and in case you missed them, following the links to the existing tips and […]
Attention all Stair Climbers: Stair Climb tip # 2
CLIMBING WITH KALEV To help you prepare your body for the Stairclimb, fitness pro Kalev from Kalev Fitness Solution will be providing tips and tricks to help you train effectively! Here’s Tip #2: Incorporate squats and single-leg step-ups on a bench or stairs. Click here to see video demonstrations by Michelle. These exercises will help […]
Attention all Stair Climbers: Stair Climb tip # 1
CLIMBING WITH KALEV Here’s Tip #1 from fitness pro Kalev at Kalev Fitness Solution: Incorporate 2 different styles of cardio into your training program. This means doing one day of high intensity interval training, which might include a Tabata class or intervals on the treadmill. You will want to push hard for 1 minute, then […]
Remember the monkey bars? How about the exhilaration of running out to the playground, ready to hop, skip, and climb your way to exhaustion? Whatever happened to the days of non-stop fun, when playtime meant movement and going inside for dinner was like a prison sentence? When did free time turn sedentary and exercise a […]
Instability Training: Should YOU be doing it?
Have you ever seen someone performing squats on a stability ball? Do you wonder why your fellow gym-goer is lifting weights while standing on a bosu? Instability training involves performing exercises on an unstable surface with the goal of increasing balance while strengthening stabilizer muscles. But how effective is this training mode in increasing power […]
TABATA BODY WEIGHT BOOT CAMP: No Equipment Needed!
TABATA 25 MINUTE BODY WEIGHT BOOT CAMP Try this workout in the middle of your living room, at the gym, or outside on the grass! Equipment Needed: Muscles, bones, and ligaments Perform 8 straight sets of each exercise in 20 second intervals with 10 seconds of rest between, to total 4 minutes per exercise (i.e. […]
Easy Moves to Improve Posture and Back Pain
80% of the population will experience back pain at some point during their lifetime. Strategies for promoting a healthy back can be categorized into physical, behavioural, and postural. Come visit Vancouver’s best personal trainers at Kalev Fitness Solution for even more tips! Physical: -Strengthen abdominal muscles (side bridges and planks) -Strengthen hip extensors (floor […]