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New Year, New Intentions

New Year, New Intentions

Each year, as January 1st inevitably rolls in, we are bombarded with the same question: “So, any New Year’s resolutions?”. We frantically compile lists of things we would like to achieve over the coming 12 months, and pile on the pressure to achieve those goals. “New...
The Functional Movement Screen

The Functional Movement Screen

WHAT IS A FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT SCREEN? At The Fitness Firm, members are encouraged to purchase a Starter Plan before beginning a program or working with a personal trainer. The starter plan includes not only a body composition assessment, but also a Functional Movement...
The Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF

The Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF

The Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF is a high-intensity stationary cycling event which takes place in cities across Canada. Funds raised by the event go towards helping to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). About type 1 diabetes Type 1 diabetes is a...
Top 5 Reasons to Try a Plant Based Diet

Top 5 Reasons to Try a Plant Based Diet

TOP 5 REASONS TO TRY A PLANT-BASED DIET Why should you try a vegetarian or vegan menu? The answer for you may be “I’d NEVER do that!” That’s perfectly fine, but here are 5 reasons to try a plant-based menu that you may never have considered. YOU’RE NOT MISSING...
Tips for a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving

Tips for a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving

How to Make Healthy Choices at Thanksgiving Crisp air, changing leaves and chilly mornings have arrived: fall is here! That means Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This special holiday is a wonderful time to celebrate your loved ones, the blessings in your life...
The Gluteus Medius

The Gluteus Medius

Gluteus medius muscle, often referred to as the “glute med” Attachment points: Outer surface of ilium — > greater trochanter of femur Action: Hip abduction, external and internal rotation Importance: The gluteus medius muscle is one of 3 gluteal...