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Partner Highlight: Afishionado Fishmongers

At Afishionado Fishmongers we are passionate about sustainable fish and seafood and the incomparable health benefits it provides. Our soon-to-be launched FiT FiSH subscription program (available for pick up from either one of the OneUp Fitness locations Wednesdays) rounds out your nutritional needs with clean, lean, sustainable protein. OneUp Fitness and Afishionado are the perfect paring to ensure your fitness and nutritional needs are met.  I had the pleasure of working...

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Strength training for young athletes

Physical performance is hinged on strength. The stronger our muscles are, the more we can do and the longer we can do it, plain and simple. The best way to get strong in a short period of time is to train hard, pushing our muscles to exhaustion. This has to be applied safely, particularly with people under 20. At OneUp Fitness that is what we specialize in, quick, hard workouts that maximise safety with our specialized protocol. This makes stronger muscles accessible to...

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ARX OMNI? What is that?

ARX OMNI? What does that mean? In short ARX stands for Adaptive Resistance Exercise. OMNI is a Latin prefix meaning “all”. Put it together and you have an exercise machine that ‘does-all’ & adapts to your personal strength…in real time.   In other words, you’ve never had a workout like this before. But is it safe for everyone to use? Where can you find it in Nova Scotia? OneUp Fitness: Downtown Halifax & Hammonds Plains Rd....

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Free Exercise Workshop

Free Exercise Workshop As we mentioned in our February newsletter we are hosting our second DIY (Do It Yourself) home exercise workshop. This hour long session will take you through 6 essential exercises that you can easily perform from the comfort of your home, office or ‘remote’ office (for the travelling professionals out there). Date: Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 @ 7pm Location: OneUp Fitness Halifax Hosts: Personal trainers Quinn, Evan, Erin and Matt Cost:...

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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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