Our blog is filled with all kinds of goodies including fitness and nutrition tips, links to resources, event listings and announcements from Avalon Fitness. Think of it as your one stop shop for keeping up to date on everything you’ll ever want or need to know about the gym.
FOOD, A VALUED MEDICINE
Posted on May 25, 2015 by Shurti Mishra, Health
“Let food be thy medicine”. Socrates, one of the greatest pioneers this world has ever seen, recognized the immense power that our food had. Food has the capability to steal life from our years or provide the means for us to thrive with optimal vitality and health. […]
ACCEPTANCE: THE FIRST STEP TO A HEALTHIER LIFE
Posted by Carmen Tanious on January 16, 2015
As a child, I was a voracious reader. I loved the English language and its ability to carry me into remarkable worlds. I was a loner, daydreamer, and all around strange kid to most adults, including my own parents. At recess I would read, never the social butterfly, lost in a fantasy the author had […]
Exercise Saved My Life
Posted by Carmen Tanious on January 2, 2015
Having rarely exercised, I was astonished when at the age of thirty-seven I took to it so naturally…and then it saved my life. My strength had increased tenfold, my endurance had reached fantastic heights and I was able to stop taking my blood pressure medication. Like many people, my 2004 New Years’ resolution was to […]
CARDIO & STRENGTH: THE BEST FITNESS COMBO
Posted by AFC Staff on December 30, 2014
Throughout the eighties, exercise routines for many of us consisted exclusively of the “20 Minute Workout”. Scantily clad, hard-bodied women sporting an assortment of brightly colored leg warmers led this daily-televised cardio workout. Big hair bounced to the rhythm of their counts as they encouraged us: “Four more, three more, two more, come on now, […]
AVALON FITNESS COMING TO YOUTUBE!
Posted by AFC Staff on December 23, 2014
It’s official! We are soon to launch a YouTube channel that will feature videos with trainer tips, inspirational stories, interviews, social outings and events recaps. Check back soon for more details.
A KINDER, GENTLER WORKOUT (TO STAR)
Posted by AFC Staff on October 12, 2014
Many thanks to Ashante Infantry, Toronto Star reporter and crew for dropping by our gym recently and telling Toronto what makes us such a great place to get fit. Also many thanks to Barbara Debling a real Avalon Fitness member who shared her story about getting into shape at the youthful age of 72. Discover […]