Fitness

Herschel Supply Co. “Lemonade Stand” Pop-up Shop in Deep Cove

For anyone unaware of the brand Herschel Supply Co., they are a Vancouver-based accessories label founded in 2009 by brothers Jamie and Lyndon Cormack. The name Herschel Supply Co. comes from the name of the town where three generations of their family grew up. Based in Vancouver, Canada Herschel Supply Co. is a design driven global accessories brand that produces quality products with a fine regard for detail. Starting Friday (July 7) and remaining open throughout the summer, the Vancouver-based company will be running a “Lemonade Stand” pop-up shop at 4377 Gallant Avenue in North Vancouver’s Deep Cove. The almost 300-square-foot space...

The Top 5 Reasons South Ridge Club is a Lifestyle You Can Live

The moment I walked through the front entrance to South Ridge Club I knew the bar had been raised for living a healthy lifestyle on the west coast. South Ridge Club is a development by Adera, one of British Columbia’s leading real-estate development specialists, that epitomizes Adera’s commitment to health and social well-being. Recently, I had the pleasure of spending the day at the development in South Surrey, and was able to experience, first hand, why this amenity rich clubhouse is a prime example of how living spaces can improve your health and wellness. Immediately, I noticed the clubhouse offers a...

SIX BENEFITS OF GROUP FITNESS

Are you used to doing just one exercise over and over again? Well, if that is the case, you already know how boring it can become. Doing the same exercise repeatedly can become a ho-hum activity giving you a reason to stop exercising. There are several benefits individuals can gain by doing a variety of activities. The Seacity Fitness gym offers individuals the chance to perform various group fitness classes with their state of the art gym facilities. Let’s have a look at some of the benefits users stand to gain by switching up their workouts. 1. EASILY BREAK THROUGH A WEIGHT...

RESPECT YOUR UNIVERSE – THE EXCLUSIVE ATHLETIC-TECH APPAREL CREATING ALL THE BUZZ

Athletic apparels rarely combine style and functionality; a trend that Respect Your Universe (RYU) seeks to change. The latest global brand is dedicated to manufacturing high quality athletic-tech style apparel aimed at providing athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike, with unmatched design and optimal function. The Vancouver based company essentially strives to combine enduring style, performance innovation and durability in all its accessories to not only make you look stylish but also perform better while at it. Health and fitness enthusiasts will highly appreciate the versatility entailed by the RYU brand and those looking for motivation to better their lives now have...

Juicery Adventures at Wanderlust Whistler

I was invited by The Juicery Co. to showcase the Wanderlust Whistler Yoga festival through my eyes, ears, and taste buds this past July 30th - August 3rd. After spending two full days of yoga-ing, meeting new friends and drinking cold-pressed juice, I am full of inspired teachings and a contagious feeling of desire for human connection - as well as a greater respect for my own personal growth. The festival begins late in the week by bringing together a remarkable group of yoga and meditation instructors, musical performers, world-renowned speakers, and chefs for a four-day retreat in the world’s most...

Fit Parents: Keeping Fit for Family Life

When you’ve got children what’s better than being able to play with and keep up with them? Better yet, when you’ve got children what is better than being able to do those things without getting out of breath? Being fit parents and keeping active is so important; not only for a great body, but also for daily life. For new parents you’d want to be able to pick your baby up and carry him or her around with ease. You’ll not only have to carry a baby around, but I’m sure you’ll have a stroller and other luggage as well. Exercise helps...

What to do at Wanderlust Whistler 2015

It has been called a summer camp for yogis. Wanderlust Whistler is a one-of-a-kind yoga festival bringing together the world's leading yoga teachers, top musical acts such as Michael Franti and D.J Drez and a lineup of renowned speakers such as Graham Hill; all in the breathtaking setting of Whistler, B.C. Taking place July 30 – August 3rd at Whistler Resort. Wanderlust Whistler features over 100 yoga classes led by top teachers like Shiva Rea, Sean Corne, and Ana Forrest, as well as a handpicked group of locally grown lululemon athletica ambassadors. Mix in meditation or relaxing yin classes with sweaty, uplifting vinyasa, or challenge...

How to Achieve your Fitness Goals

The following are three sure fire strategies for staying the course in your journey of optimal fitness. 1. Identify Your Personal Vision for Being Fit: So you’ve decided to commit to regular exercise. How come? Your answer to this question is a key to your success. If you were to get exactly what you wanted out of keeping your body moving on a regular basis, what might that be? A healthier body? More energy? Strength? Weight loss? Get really clear on what you are aiming for, and make sure it sounds and feels good to you. This will greatly increase your...

Body After Baby

So new mom, you have just welcomed your new bundle of joy into the world and now you want your body back. First, congratulations! Now, here are some tips for you to get on the road to getting your body after baby back. If you haven’t considered exercising, now is a great time to start. First of all, you will need your strength back to perform your duties as mom such as lifting, carrying and holding the little one. And don’t forget about carrying that stroller up and down the stairs and also, in and out of the car. Energy along...

What is Success?

Have you ever watched any of the TED Talks? Search out TED Talks online (or on Netflix) and you’ll find a wide assortment of videos of talks on a wide range of topics by amazing speakers. They run from 10-25 minutes long and I think are worth a regular visit to see what you can learn about, be inspired for, and change your perception. I’m going to run a series of reviews and recommendations for TED Talks and will start with one from John Wooden and his thoughts on success. Because you might like to learn why you he’s a good person to...