Halifax: 1535 Dresden Row, Unit 210  
Bedford: 50 Gary Marin Dr. Unit 230
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Fitness. Down to a Science


Free Exercise Workshop

Strength training at home or on the road This hour long session will take you through some essential exercises that you can easily perform from the comfort of your home, office or a remote office (for the travelling professionals out there). Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2016 @ 7pm Location: OneUp Fitness – Halifax Hosts: Personal trainers Quinn, Evan, and Erin Cost: This workshop is free all we ask in return is that you tell a friend or colleague about us. A referral is...

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Don’t Beat Yourself Up – Tips on Consistency

Don’t Beat Yourself Up – Tips on Consistency I’d like to share with you all one of my more recent workouts. I performed an impromptu, 15 minute, full body session with Quinn in our Halifax location. I wasn’t feeling particularly energetic or enthusiastic about the workout going into it, and this would be my first session in roughly 10 days. My 15 minute workout was as follows: ARX Pull Down (performed on ARX OMNI) ARX Squat ARX Chest Press MedX Lower...

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What are you training for?

What are you training for? In my experience the most common responses to this question are often ‘to lose weight’, ‘to gain muscle mass’, ‘to improve my race time’, ‘to look better in a bathing suit’, etc. There is nothing wrong with these goals and sometimes they serve as a powerful intrinsic motivator to remain consistent with your exercise regime. They shouldn’t however, be our sole indicator for success or motivation...

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Upcoming Workshop: Wednesday, March 16th

Our last workshop was a big hit! We had a great turnout and great participation from everyone who came out. As a result we will be hosting a follow up workshop in March, details below. Where: OneUp Fitness Halifax When: Wednesday, March 16th @ 7pm Who: Your OneUp Fitness team What: A “Do it Yourself” workshop teaching participants how to safely and effectively train at home or on the road while they travel. COME PREPARED TO DO SOME EXERCISE. There are only 10...

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Exercise, Body Fat & Sugar

Exercise, body fat, and sugar: how these three work together to fuel our busy lives: As a species we took an evolutionary gamble in the early days of our existence. We developed an organ more complex than any other species, our brain. The gamble came from the fact that this amazing organ needed a constant uninterrupted fuel supply in the form of sugar (glucose) in order for it to function to its full potential. More than ten thousand years ago, before we began cultivating...

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What does ‘Health’ mean?

This past year we’ve been discussing and writing about health and fitness in our province and what we can do to help our current situation. (1, 2, 3) What I’d like to do here is take a step back and ask “what is health? What does it mean to be healthy?” Merriam Webster defines it as: “the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit; especially :  freedom from physical disease or pain.” From their book titled “Body by...

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