Back exercises

Posted: 11/23/2018 6:00 AM
Anthony picked deadlifts which are a fantastic exercise to strengthen the backs of your legs (hamstrings) as well as your butt muscles
Posted: 11/16/2018 6:00 AM

Veteran Vintage Fitness personal trainer Wendy shows you the mistakes that clients often make when trying to strengthen their mid backs.

Posted: 8/3/2018 6:00 AM

Lifting heavy pots when you are cooking and transferring them to the stove, strainer or counter takes arm strength, shoulder strength and balance.

Posted: 7/20/2018 6:00 AM

A few Vintage Fitness clients mentioned to me that they have trouble lifting their grandchildren

Posted: 5/4/2018 7:36 AM

If you live independently, it is important to practice getting up and down from the floor.

Posted: 4/6/2018 6:00 AM
This week the trigger is when you are sitting at your desk.
Posted: 3/9/2018 12:00 AM

Most core exercises require just your body weight and a matt. 

Posted: 2/23/2018 4:52 PM

Most condo gyms have a large piece of equipment with weights and lots of different seats and cables. 

Posted: 2/2/2018 12:00 AM

This week a client mentioned that it was a real struggle for her to reach around and do up her bra every-day.  If you don’t wear a bra, these exercises are really about shoulder mobility and flexibility which help with posture, golf swings and neck pain.

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: 9/21/2017 3:35 AM
First things first, the risk of inactivity far exceeds the risk of activity. Many diseases that historically been thought of as diseases of age such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease are proving to be diseases of inactivity.
Posted: 9/15/2017 3:24 AM
This blog is the last of a 4-week blog series all about exercise and back pain. It is important to read through the first 3 blogs and take some time to think about what movements and activities that you do every day that are triggering your back pain and create new habits that put less strain on your back. It is important that you develop a strong core (without hurting your back trying to do it) to properly support your back especially when doing activities that could irritate your back such as