Posted: 1/19/2018 11:43 AM

Thank you to everyone who helped Vintage Fitness to support St Joseph’s Health Care Centre this Christmas. Five hundred dollars was raised which will go toward their pallutive care program. As Vintage Fitness grows I would like to continue to give back where we can.

Posted: 1/12/2018 11:17 AM

It is a wet, snowy day here in Toronto and we are 12 days into the new year. You are probably well established into your regular routines and the excitement of the health goals that you were hoping for at the start of the year may have dimmed a bit. You are not alone, according to an article in the Huffington Post only 8% of people actually keep their new years resolutions.

Posted: 1/5/2018 2:25 PM

Happy New Year! No matter how old I am the new year still brings a feeling of wanting to start new things, become healthier and create a positive shift in the relationships in my life.  Vintage fitness in home personal training has been in business for 12 years so we have a good understanding what increases chance for success.

Posted: 12/29/2017 1:56 PM

If you are feeling demotivated but know that exercise would help you to feel more energized, gain strength and improve your balance try 2 personal training sessions to see if it is the right fit for you. 

The Support St Joseph Health Centre promotion was launched on November  and is only available until December 31st.

Posted: 12/22/2017 7:54 AM

I admit that last week I started to count down the number of holiday lunches, events and plays left until we bring in 2018 and I wondered if I was missing the point. I realized that I was really just trying to get through the holidays instead of taking time to think about how I could enjoy them. I felt like I had lost control of my schedule. I didn’t want to let anyone down and I genuinely wanted to see most of the people at my various events but I felt overwhelmed.

Posted: 12/8/2017 5:59 AM

It is a busy, social time of the year. Workouts are hard to fit in. Here are four of the most commonly use exercises from the Vintage Fitness personal training team here in Toronto. If you would like a customized exercise program with one of our personal trainers in 2015 and live in the Greater Toronto Area drop me a note erin@vintagefitness.ca.

Posted: 11/24/2017 2:00 AM
This week is about how to get up from a low soft sofa. When we first meet with clients we talk about their goals and for our frail older adults they often mention that they only sit in a few chairs in their homes because they have trouble getting up and out of low soft sofas.
Posted: 11/17/2017 5:06 AM

Vintage Fitness supports St Joseph’s Health Care Centre
50% of the proceeds from the Christmas promotion to go to the hospital

Combine giving to St Joseph’s Hospital with building strength, flexibility and stamina for someone that you love. 

This promotion is available for November and December 2017.

Posted: 11/10/2017 2:23 AM
Tight hamstrings and hips are often the main issues for people that can’t reach their toes. Even if you can reach your toes notice if you arch your lower back to do it or if you can keep a flat back and reach them. Arching the back when reaching forward or down can put strain and cause back pain. Try these exercises to make touching your toes easier
Posted: 11/3/2017 3:23 AM
This is week 3 of the blog series “making everyday activities feel easier”. The topics are based on 12 years of clients asking Vintage Fitness trainers to help them to do these activities with ease. This week is about how to easily get up and off the floor. Older Vintage Fitness clients are often nervous of getting up off the floor if they haven’t done it for years. It is so important that people that live independently practice this skill. If you or someone in your life needs practice getting
Posted: 10/27/2017 3:26 AM
This week is about how to train to put your luggage or anything heavy in a high cupboard or overhead bin. series is to show clients what exercises they should be doing to make their everyday activities feel effortless. The examples are from current Vintage Fitness personal training clients here in Toronto. If you have something in your life that you need to train for drop me a note erin@vintagefitness.ca.
Posted: 10/20/2017 3:41 AM
One of the main reasons the exercise makes sense even for someone who has an active lifestyle is to make everyday activities feel easy. It is tiring for grocery shopping, errands, travelling and taking care of yourself and your home to sap all of your energy and strength. This blog series is to show clients what exercises they should be doing to make their everyday activities feel effortless.