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The 6 Best Fitness Centers for Gym Memberships in Calgary

By Antonia Declercq | Jul 24, 2021

“Those who enjoy the freedom of exploring a variety of exercises in the same fitness center may want to consider a gym membership at Urban Athlete. Here, you’ll find a little mix of everything: a cardio area, an abundance of weights, personal training and group classes.” We are honoured to be included in this article …

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Baked Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal

By Antonia Declercq | Jun 22, 2021

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, why not make it delicious? Try out this delicious recipe from our very own Urban Athlete, Leah! Baked Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal Ingredients required: ½ cup quick rolled oats 1/8 cup egg white 1/8 cup milk of choice 1 medium banana (riper is better) 1 tbsp maple …

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Butterless Butter Chicken

By Brad Taylor | Jun 2, 2021

Enjoy this recipe from personal trainer, Brad Taylor, who also has years of professional cooking experience; bon appétit! Butterless Butter ChickenIngredients:6 chicken breasts4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 yellow onion4 tbsp minced garlic2 tbsp mined ginger1.5 tbsp curry powder1 tbsp chili powder2 tsp paprika2 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp Himalayan salt1/3 cup chicken stock1 can coconut milkDirections1. …

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Support Your Partner to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle

By Rebecca Shinn | May 4, 2021

Description: Cheesy couple goals look cute but do you know which goals feel the best? If your spouse is trying hard to make them fit again, it is your responsibility to support them. Wondering how? That’s what we have discussed in this healthy lifestyle blog today!  Supporting and Inspiring Your Partner in a Healthy Lifestyle …

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The Art of Meal Prep

By Brad Taylor | Mar 10, 2021

Getting ready to prep: The biggest issue with meal prep is finding the time to do it. We have all the time in the world to watch a TV series, sleep-in, or play on our phone. This can lead to unhealthy convenient eating like fast food or even skipping meals. A great idea to get …

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Christmas Glute Gains Class

By Urban Athlete | Jan 6, 2021

  In this video, Urban Athlete owner and trainer Karly Renman coaches us through one of her popular Glute Gains classes, holiday edition! This class runs every Wednesday night from 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM and changes week to week so this video could be just the beginning for you. Sign up for a membership …

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Achievable Alignment

By Shannon Duerr | Nov 23, 2020

Posture; What Does It Mean? I like to keep it pretty simple, posture is the representation of your body’s alignment and symmetry. It can reveal the presence of pain, muscular imbalances, and even reveal an individual’s state of mind. It is a snapshot of your overall health & wellbeing.  Can I Change My Posture, Make Improvements? …

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Tracking Your Macros; Simplified

By Dara Mikituk | Nov 19, 2020

        It is extremely valuable to understand what you are eating and this is where tracking your food comes in handy. Having the knowledge of your own macro intake is arming you with the why or why not of weight fluctuations. This is why I advise clients, friends, and family to choose …

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You Say Diet, I Say Lifestyle Change

By Dara Mikituk | Oct 15, 2020

Here are some common eating patterns that people tend to follow. For each of these scenarios, I will give you a way to adjust your lifestyle instead of choosing a yo-yo diet! Here goes nothing. Do you spend the day skipping breakfast, missing almost every meal; you end up fasting all day because your workload …

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