Exercise Tips

Training To Succeed By Finding Muscular And Technical Failure

By Jimmy Hartley

  Guest post by Vijay Persaud....... One of the hardest things to defeat during training is the mind. If your mind says stop, your body tends to follow, even if you’re not really tired. When we workout there is a psychological element that we need to both understand and overcome. Once we can do this, we achieve greater success. This means going that... »

6 Week New Years Revolution

By Jimmy Hartley

  The results are in.  We have had some AMAZING transformations in just 6 weeks. It truly is astonishing when you set your mind to something what you can accomplish.  A little focused effort, combined with the right recipe for losing fat, inches, getting stronger, and improving your health. Christine, won an Ipad mini and a $300 makeover from Sherry Reid with Mary... »

Calgary Fit Body Bootcamp on Shaw TV

By Jimmy Hartley

We had the opportunity to be on Shaw TV to talk about our New Year Revolution and why Calgary Fit Body Bootcamp gets results.  Check it... »

Guilt Free Chocolate Treat!

By Jimmy Hartley

We are such chocolate lovers so we were sooooo excited when we game across this recipe from one of our clients (Thanks Courtney!).  It's an absolutely delicious chocolate pudding with almost nothing to feel guilty about!  We, just as much as anybody love to indulge but, with all of the research that we do we know the importance of what... »

The Importance of Strength Training as You Age

By Jimmy Hartley

I've said it before and I'll say it again.  The base of any exercise program needs to be strength training. It's the same weather your goals are fat loss, toning, increased endurance, or you want quality of life as you age.  Although medical science has extended life, what is the quality for some, if not most, during the last 10 or... »

Happy Mother’s Day….Now Eat Some Chocolate :)

By Jimmy Hartley

I hope you're having a fantastic Mother's Day.  I just finished making some eggs benedict for Heather and soon to be mother. Here is the recepie in case you wanted to try it: Eggs Benedict So I've got some great news for you if your a chocolate fan.  We are just starting to see the many health benefits of eating anti-oxidant rich... »

At Home Workout #2

By Jimmy Hartley

Here is an awesome at home leg workout that you can do with no... »

Quick At Home or Hotel Room Workout

By Jimmy Hartley

If you don't have a gym at home or a gym membership, that should not be an excuse for not getting some exercise in.  Here is a quick workout that you can do anywhere and really get a great body weight... »

Resource Post For Health

By Jimmy Hartley

Heather and I get asked by many people what are some good books to read on nutrition and health.  Well, I've made this resource blog post for you.  It's probably important to note that we have no financial interest in any of the resources I'm about to share, they are simply outstanding pieces of information.  Some may surprise you and... »

Calgary Personal Trainer Reveals How To Lose Fat Without Doing Hours of Cardio

By Jimmy Hartley

In the last blog post, I explained a laundry list of reasons why you don't want to be doing steady state cardio if fat loss and being healthy is your primary goal.  In case you missed it here it is. I often ask my clients, "who has less body fat, a Sprinter or a Marathoner?" The answer I receive is almost... »

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