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The Role of Fascia

The Role of Fascia

What is fascia? A fascia, plural fasciae, is a densely woven network of connective tissue primarily made up of collagen. It wraps around each and every muscle, bone, nerve, artery, vein and internal organ in our body like a sheet of clingfilm. This keeps our...
Canfitpro at the Firm

Canfitpro at the Firm

  Cara Greenslade, canfitpro Lead Trainer and SHSM Health and Wellness lead for Halton, and Adam Baxter, Head of Physical Education have been bringing over the students to The Fitness Firm from Aldershot High school for the past 10 years.  These students have...
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...