Entries by Deborah Johnson

15 minute energy booster workout

Winter forcing you to stay indoors?  You’re not alone – one look outside at that never ending snow and the last you’re thinking is bundling up the wee one for a walk or let alone going to the gym! As a mom of 3 winter born little ones, I know that the days can get […]

Being a new mom through the Winter

If you’re a new mom, I certainly don’t have to tell you how amazing and rewarding the experience is! I probably also don’t have to tell how exhausting and isolating it can be. Especially during the colder months. I have three winter born kids and so I totally get that your stroller walks become few […]

Boot Camp classes & Outdoor Fitness

To check out Fitness by the Lake’s Mississauga boot camp classes, click here. The warm weather is finally arriving and more and more people are starting to take their workouts outdoors. There are so many benefits to an outdoor workout that you just won’t find indoors! The benefits of an outdoor workout: Changing scenery keeps […]

Are you a good fit for a boot camp class?

Click here to check out our Mississauga Boot Camp on the Beach What comes to mind when you think of a boot camp class? Most think of a hard core, high intensity, killer, military style workout – tailored to the high level fitness enthusiasts.  The everyday person, who is looking for a good calorie burning workout, […]

New Exercise Guidelines Issued

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released new recommendations for the quantity and quality of exercise for adults. A summary of the recommendations follows: Cardiorespiratory Exercise: Adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. Exercise recommendations can be met through 30-60 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise five days per week […]

How to learn to love exercise

Many people know that exercise is good for their health, but why is it that they try to avoid it or make every excuse to get out of it? Exercise reduces stress, helps people live longer, and reduces the chances of disease, but that still doesn’t get people off the couch. What are people avoiding? […]

5 Running Tips for Beginner

  Start with low mileage. If all you can run is a half mile, quarter mile or even a few hundred feet, that’s OK. Add a little more distance at a time and in no time you’ll be up to a 5K or more. If you decide to increase your mileage all at once, you […]