For some people, the word 'gym' is literally enough to make them curl up under a blanket with an XL pizza in front of the TV. So 35-year-old New Yorker Mark Fisher completely shook up what it meant to work...
We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but Calgary’s forecast for the next, oh, four months or so isn’t looking too hot. So if you’re not into winter mountain sports, you might be considering hibernating until the next Chinook sweeps in. But instead of letting you go bear on us, we’re giving you three boutique fitness studios that will keep you sweaty all winter long
Ready for a serious workout that skips the pull-ups, push-ups and rows? Why not sweat it out on Allez Up's 16-foot boulders and 48-foot rock walls. Not only is climbing a high-intensity, full body workout (that makes you feel like 007), it'll give you that adrenaline rush your bicep curls aren't quite delivering
There are a lot of great reasons for staying active; youâ€™ll improve your overall physical and mental health, sleep better, have more energy, and see benefits in the bedroom. It has been our experience that there is another reason to hit the gym: you will learn a great deal about yourself, and these lessons will help you build confidence that carries through in every aspect of your life
For many YPs, summer provides ample time and reasons to look and feel our best. If you are looking to step up your training, however, you may find that your favourite gym is on a summer break and the class schedule has been significantly reduced. Weâ€™ve rounded up a few notable online training programs that will challenge you into the fall
Just south of Calgaryâ€™s inner city lies Marda Loop, a business district that serves Bankview, South Calgary, and Altadore. A popular SW destination for brunch and coffee (thanks to beloved local duo Phil & Sebastian), Marda Loop has a lot to offer YPs in the way of fitness and health
Travel south out of the downtown core and you will find Calgaryâ€™s Beltline community. Bordered by 14th Street SW and the Elbow River and stretching from 9th Avenue SW to 17th Avenue SW, the Beltline is one of Calgaryâ€™s most densely populated areas. YPs who call the Beltline home have a plethora of health and fitness options at their disposalâ€¦