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Killer Leg Circuit Workout To Tone Your Butt And Thighs

Here's a killer leg circuit that will leave your legs feeling like jelly.

Bride Loses 110 Pounds Before Her Wedding Day

Many brides vow to lose weight before the big day, but few are as successful as Haley Smith.

How One Man Transformed His Body In Just 12 Weeks

How a 31-year-old financial trader went from average joe to fitness model in three months.

Boardwalk Bootcamp Workout

When it’s still warm in October, take your workout outdoors.

What Your Body Might Be Trying To Tell You

Our bodies have fascinating ways of telling us when something is wrong.

Muskoka Chair Workout You Can Do At The Cottage

Summer's not over yet! Here's a great outdoor workout for those weekends away.

You Have To Watch This Stunning Warehouse Vinyasa Flow Yoga Session

Practicing mindfulness, breath and movement: For this yoga video, we’ve taken to the historic Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto — because who says you can’t find balance in a super-cool, urban setting? Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App We can’t think of a more stunning backdrop to get our vinyasa flow going. Certified yogi Ivan Lo shows us how, with synchronized, fluid movements to inspire your next yoga flow session. Namaste. 

Epic Battle Ropes Workout

Get ready for a workout that’s intense, effective and oh-so much fun.  Whip yourself into shape with this epic battle ropes workout from Brandon Crowe of Crowe Fitness. All you have to do is wave and slam these bad boys, and you’ll be battling your way to lean, sculpted arms and shoulders in no time. Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App Big thanks to Toronto’s CrossFit YYZ for letting us use their incredible space. This workout is ready to make waves!

Plank On The Pier Workout

No gym? No treadmill? No problem! Fire up your core with this gorgeous pier workout, brought to you by Michaela Mersch of Fit by Mick. Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App Ditch the common crunch and work your abs with these plank variations that work up a sweat. The best part? You’ll be extra motivated to squeeze in an extra plank or two if you’re on a beautiful Toronto pier, overlooking the calm waters of Lake Ontario. This is a perfect core workout you can do anywhere. Watch and enjoy.

Check Out This Sunny Beach Bum Workout With Michaela Mersch

This video brings whole new meaning to the phrase, beach bum.  Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App Get ready to feel the burn and engage your glutes. In this exclusive clip, Michaela Mersch of Fit by Mick takes us to the shores with a tough sand workout that’s guaranteed to scorch your backside!

Homemade Detox Drinks To Cleanse Your System

Longing to shed some pounds? Using detox drinks to lose weight has become very popular because the procedure is natural, organic and happens in a relatively shorter time period.

Up To 40 Percent of Your Daily Calories Can Come From Healthy Fats

Repeat this mantra: Eating fat won’t make you fat. In fact, getting nearly most of your calories from healthy fats is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App A recent review of 53 studies of the Mediterranean diet, which was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine this week, concluded that “a lot of fat” is very, very good for you. Also Read: Mediterranean Lifestyle Lowers Risk Of Depression: Study “It’s OK to have up to 40 per cent of your daily calories from these ‘healthy fats,’” ... Read more

Artificial Sweeteners Can Increase Your Appetite: Study

Millions of people rely on artificial sweeteners for cutting back on their sugar intake and maintaining their weight. Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App But a new study has found that eating artificial sweeteners can actually boost your appetite, leading to an increased caloric intake of up to 30 per cent. Read More: What Are The Ways to Eat Less Sugar The Australian study published in the journal Cell Metabolism suggests artificial sweeteners create a false state of starvation state in the brain, causing some organisms — such as flies and rats, which were observed in two ... Read more

Fitness Republic Is Now In Toronto!

New location, same health and fitness destination that you’ve come to know and love: Fitness Republic is pleased to announce that we are now in Toronto!  Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App FR is your source for the latest health news, the best workouts, exercise tips, nutritious recipes and guides for living a holistic lifestyle. And now we’re serving up fun, fresh content that’s tailor-made for health-and-fitness minded millennials living in the city. Whether you’re training for competition, maintaining good overall health, looking for expert fitness advice or just need a little motivation to be your best self, ... Read more