One Busy Lady!

Karen Shaefer is one busy lady! Karen is a fulltime dental assistant, busy mom and wife. On top of this, she also has a very active social life. Karen’s family is incredibly athletic. Both of her boys have played high-level sports and her husband Phil can be found cycling, hiking, snowshoeing or camping every weekend.  When Karen…

Kettlebell

4 Kettlebell Exercises for Runners

We often get asked about kettlebell strength training exercises for runners. The ultimate question is not really about kettlebells but more about what exercises would be best to help improve running performance and prevent potential running injuries.   The Challenges of Running   Running is a tough exercise and although it comes natural when we are…

The Piper Has To Be Paid!

The Piper Has To Be Paid!     Sheila Mann is a dedicated mother and wife. Sheila has an active social life and enjoys food and drinks. Her motto is “Piper has to be paid.” Although Sheila has always been active in outdoor activities, playing sports or walking the dog it wasn’t enough for her…

Nutrition, Personal Training Coquitlam

Build Habits To Burn Fat

100% of new coaching clients we work with have heard about how to eat for fat loss and building muscle. But they struggle with deciding what to eat for each meal. Below is the simple cheat sheet we use ourselves and with clients to help them make better nutritional choices more consistently. Nutrition for fat…

Max’s Journey To Getting Himself Back

Our January Client Of The Month Is Max Czerwinksi from Coquitlam B.C.   Max Czerwinksi is a full-time employee at the city of Vancouver as well as being an entrepreneur running his own thriving rubbish removal business who came to Club Sweat looking to lose weight and improve his energy levels.Working 16 hours a day 6 days…

Thin

From Thin to Fit

Growing up I was a pretty normal sized kid, always on the slimmer side but normal.  I was moderately athletic, though I didn’t end up sticking with any of the sports I tried.  I never really thought twice about my appearance.   That was until the summer after grade 7.  This already slim kid grew…

Mini Habits

Recently I read a very interesting conversation with a friend about mini habits.   The idea behind the conversation is that by performing 1-3 ridiculously small daily habits you can motivate yourself to achieve great things.   Take for example of 1 push up a day. Sounds doable right? Now you may be thinking “what’s…