Archive for October, 2015

Muscle Building Snack Ideas

Muscle Building Snack Ideas

October 12, 2015

I’m often asked these questions: What should I eat post-workout? What about before bed? Is it bad to eat in the evening? After you train, protein with

Shari and Melissa’s Yukon River Quest

Shari and Melissa’s Yukon River Quest

October 7, 2015

StrengthBox trainee Shari Valja and her sister Melissa have signed up for an amazing adventure this June. They will be conquering the mighty Yukon River in an epic paddle of 715 kilometres as they race from Whitehorse to Dawson City. All this under the midnight Arctic sun!

Another StrengthBox Testimonial: Jill

Another StrengthBox Testimonial: Jill

October 14, 2015

Getting up early to train and workout at 6am may not be to everyone’s taste, but StrengthBox trainee Jill has been doing just that since late 2010. In fact, she’s just logged her 500th visit!

Investing in Strength

Investing in Strength

October 16, 2015

It’s 9:30 am.  Bill has just completed a natural-movement circuit including animal walks, wall climbs, vaulting, swinging and running.  Tired only moments ago, the tall 2nd generation Greek is now exhilarated and energized, ready for his 45th private session at StrengthBox.

StrengthBox in Greece: Active Travel Update

StrengthBox in Greece: Active Travel Update

October 14, 2015

The group that will be joining us for Greece in June is ready to roll, and we’re all getting a bit excited – even though the trip is still 36 days away. The experience isn’t just about going to Greece to do exercise — it’s a whole active travel and cultural adventure. And in many ways, the trip has already started…

How to Master Morning Workouts

How to Master Morning Workouts

October 14, 2015

Many of us say we’d like to train first thing in the morning: “I’m going to get up early and work out at 6am!” “I’m going to hit the gym before everyone else!” “I’ll beat the traffic by getting an early start!”

How to Foam Roll

How to Foam Roll

October 14, 2015

For anywhere from $15 to $60, you can get years of relief from muscle soreness and tightness with a basic foam roller. It’s a simple and convenient way to help reduce scar tissue and even increase mobility.

Gymnastics Training: StrengthBox

Gymnastics Training: StrengthBox

October 14, 2015

Based on some feedback, we’re decided to change the time-slot for GMB (Gold Medal Bodies) Gymnastics classes to make them convenient. Beginning February 7th, the class moves to Saturday mornings at 9am. Our amazing coach Kirsty Grosart will be helping you with mobility, bodyweight and gymnastics skills to help you drastically improve what your body is capable of.

Push and Core Suspension Training

Push and Core Suspension Training

October 14, 2015

Have you incorporated suspension training into your workouts? Whether you use gymnastics rings, or a device like the TRX or Jungle Gym XT, they are portable and lightweight devices that allow you to use your own bodyweight.

Food Preparation, Planning & Protein Tubs

Food Preparation, Planning & Protein Tubs

October 14, 2015

Protein tubs for vegetable storage? At StrengthBox, we’re big on strategies. And while we provide plenty of training strategies in the gym, people sometime struggle when it comes to shopping, meal planning and eating. If we don’t have a strategy in place, nutrition quickly goes off the rails.

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