Cottage Cheese and Berry Breakfast

Healthy Breakfast Cottage Cheese and Berries by personal trainer Andi Toronto

I love calendars. One thing about me is that I am super organized. This can be good and bad. The good is that schedules and routines are something I thrive off of. Setting goals and planning and organizing to get things done makes me happy. But there are times this …

How To Strengthen Your Glutes with Glute Bridging

Have you ever really thought about your glute (butt ) muscles and what their purpose is? They are often overlooked when working out. When in fact they are a power house in your body. They help move your leg forward and backwards (flexion and extension), rotate your leg in and …

Yoga At Your Desk

Long hours sitting at our desks, hunched over and working on our computers tend to take its toll on our bodies. We’ve all suffered from a strained neck, shoulder and back muscles at some point. This often leads to tension and stiffness and, over time, a less than optimal posture. …

Pre Work Out Smoothie

Pilates Toronto Healthy Smoothie

Smoothies have to be one of my favorite things. They are healthy, quick to make, easy to drink on the go and help me consume more veggies in my day. Spinach and kale are my two go to greens, but sometimes I add in swiss chard and beet or carrot …

How The Eff Do I Start Working Out?

You know you need to work out. You know it will help give you energy, you’ll think better, be happier and get through your day feeling as though you were not hit by a truck. But how the eff do you get started when you feel like a hamster spinning …

Chicken Souvlaki and Greek Salad

The Danforth has some of the best Souvlaki around. I always thought it was difficult to make until I searched a recipe one day and found out how quick and easy it truly was! It has become one of our family’s quick go to meals when we are rushed for …

How Often Do I Need To Work Out To Get Results?

Is the amount that you think you need to work out to achieve your goals deterring you from getting started? OR Are you from the school of no pain = no gain? Let us help you weed through the mountains of research and spell it all out for you. It’s …

5 Minute Knee Strengthening Program

Do you spend a lot of your day sitting at your desk and not moving around? Then when you go to stand up your knees mildly protest? You are not alone. Between sitting while commuting to and from work and sitting all day at work the muscles that support your …

Grilled Fish with Coriander Chili Sauce

We love fish. It is full of good fats, protein, vitamins and nutrients and is delicious. Especially with this sauce added. And such a quick, easy meal! When eating serve on rice adding more sauce as desired. Enjoy! Have you checked out our other recipes? We have lots of quick …

In My Trainers Bag

Today I was working out with a client at her condo gym. It has large machines and free weights. I walked in with my work out bag and began pulling out some of my favorite “toys” My client looked at me and said, “In all of the years that we …