With the holiday season in full swing, chances are you have one or two fitness enthusiasts--or someone hoping to become one--on your list. Here are a few of our favourite gift items for the at-home gym.
There’s an app for just about everything these days - and fitness is no exception. We believe in leveraging all the tools at your disposal to help you create lasting, positive change - including technology! Here are four of our favorite wellness apps, each of which will keep you motivated and on-track in a different way.
Statistics say that the average gym membership costs around $60 (although I’m certain that number is higher here in Toronto) and that 67% of people with gym memberships never use them. Many of our clients come to us after trying out a commercial gym and deciding it wasn't for them. The most common reasons why include...
With the holiday season in full swing, here are our favourite gift items for the at-home fitness buff on your list:
There are so many benefits to working out with a Nielsen Fitness personal trainer, one of which a client of ours has illustrated perfectly for us: portability. The two photos below were taken by a dedicated client of ours – the first while he was on vacation in Italy last month, and the second just this past weekend in Ireland.
Proof positive that it’s possible to keep up with health and fitness goals while traveling, and that you don’t need a gym or any bulky equipment to have an effective and fun workout!
PS: This client is using one of our favourite pieces of equipment: a TRX, which is an excellent tool for more advanced movements and strength building.
A lot of people don’t already know that in addition to being Toronto’s leading in-home personal training company, we also have a studio office at Yonge and Eglinton.
We recently added a new rowing machine to our studio, but this isn't just any rowing machine. It came to us from none other than 3x Olympic gold medal rower Marnie McBean. She even signed it for us! We’re honoured to have it, and will sweat on it proudly!
Poul Nielsen is the President and Owner of Nielsen Fitness, Toronto's leading team of in-home personal trainers. He has 20 years' experience in the fitness industry, and loves to empower people's lives through physical fitness. He's also Certified dozens of trainers through his Trainer Education Program.
In addition to exercise (obviously), he loves spending time with his family, playing the guitar, strong coffee - and dark chocolate!