Health & Fitness Blog

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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Is Your Workout Routine Really Serving You?

By Shannon Duerr | Sep 23, 2020

I see it every day in my line of work. Those consistent, dedicated gym-goers. They have set days, time and routine that they follow week after week. For those of you who are reading this and thinking, isn’t this type of routine exactly what fitness professionals want people to adopt in order to maintain their fitness …

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What to Expect in a Classical Pilates Class

By Wendy Peterson | Sep 7, 2020

In this video Urban Athlete trainer, Wendy Peterson, brings us through the 20 Classical Pilates moves. This is a little sneak peek of what you will learn in our Classical Pilates classes!

Full Body Workout

By Ali Shamaei | Jul 27, 2020

Hypertrophy full body program suited for beginners and intermediate level of fitness. The goal is to target every muscle group in a single session. Ideally you can do this program every other day or one day on, two days off. This program is designed on antagonist training system for a short and effective workout. A-Barbell …

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Baja Fish Tacos with Avocado Crema

By Antonia Declercq | Jul 21, 2020

In my opinion, nothing says summer like a fresh plate of zesty tacos. Sure it’s fun to go out and have some at a restaurant, but why not try out a recipe at home and enjoy the process with your loved ones! This recipe is gluten free, dairy free and made without batter or frying, …

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Protein Absorption Limit and Protein to Build Muscles

By Ali Shamaei | Jun 30, 2020

So many of my clients ask me that how much protein I need or how much protein I can absorb at once. So I made this video for you guys to get an idea about this topic. First there is a formala which is the max amount of protein that you need as an athlete …

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