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Success in Progress! Testimonial Tuesday!

I am happy to write a testimonial about Kerri Sherk, Registered Dietitian, Yoga Instructor and fitness director of The Fitness Firm. Over the years, I have searched to find a person who could help me meet my diet and fitness needs and I have met with many people in...

What is this “Intermittent Fasting” all about?

What is this Intermittent Fasting all about? Fasting is an eating pattern that has been used throughout the history of mankind. Hunter-gatherers did not always have the same luxury of readily available food that we are accustomed to. Humans have evolved to last...

Personal Training really is for Everyone!

Walking onto the gym floor can be intimidating. All of the different pieces of equipment and machines can be overwhelming! The next step of your workout can also be scary: the process of making a plan and deciding what you are going to train that day. The final and...

Are you a candidate for our YTT program?

What to expect in Shanti's Yoga Teacher Training at The Fitness Firm This is a multidimensional approach to learning, based on the teachings of the great philosophical masters and yoga teachers; past and present.  The approach is of an experimental and experiential...

Are Carbs “Bad”?

Are Carbs “Bad”? This is a very common question with a not so straightforward answer. In short, carbohydrates are not bad for you. Carbohydrates are actually, a key player in a balanced diet. However, in order to reach specific health goals, you need to be aware of...

Smart Goal Setting

Goal Setting: What is Realistic? Goal setting is the most important part of being successful. In any aspect, setting a good goal can have life changing results. Even with complete devotion and maximum effort, it is tricky to have efficient direction and focus without...

Osteopathy for Back Pain

Osteopathy is great for back pain! Research shows that osteopaths are highly qualified to assess, treat, and manage back pain. There are many causes of back pain. Most often it is due to inflamed joints or muscles in the spine or pelvis that may have resulted from an...

6 week Countdown to Summer

COUNTDOWN TO SUMMER! At the Fitness Firm, we love Spring because its a time of change and new beginnings. Our 6 week Countdown to Summer program is designed to get you feeling energetic, positive and toned in time for bathing suits, shorts and tank top season.  Over 6...

Happy Dietitians Day March 20/19

Each year in March, The Dietitians of Canada have a nutrition month campaign.  This year, the theme is "Unlock the Potential of Food".  In this campaign, they highlight 4 different ways to help you unlock the potential of food.  These are: The Potential to Fuel The...