Core

Posted: 12/28/2018 6:00 AM

With 2019 a few days away and holiday dinners and drinks still in full swing, a few Vintage Fitness personal training clients have asked me to create a 15 minute balance workout.

Posted: 12/14/2018 6:00 AM

Mariela, the Vintage Fitness personal trainer for Mississauga shows you how to do the perfect bi-cep curl using an exercise band.

Posted: 8/10/2018 5:55 AM

t is not often talked about but getting in and out of the tub is an important skill for relaxation and staying independent.

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: 7/6/2018 6:00 AM

Getting up off the floor for older people is a key part of independence ensuring that they can properly clean their homes, play with young grandchildren and get up if they fall.

Posted: 6/1/2018 7:57 AM

All that you need is an exercise band, a park bench or sturdy garden bench and some will power.

Posted: 3/9/2018 12:00 AM

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

Posted: 2/16/2018 12:00 AM

The purpose of stability balls is to challenge your core muscles as you do various other exercises.

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: 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
Posted: 6/5/2015 12:12 PM
The benefits of having a strong core go way beyond how your waist looks. A strong core, which includes your abdominal and lower back muscles, will give you better balance, reduce lower back pain and injury and keep you looking trimmer. One of the most common mistakes that the Vintage Fitness (in home training for the 50+) personal trainers see is clients that have an established walking or swimming/aqua-fit routine but do no extra training for their core.