Waterloo Feature Member: Indah Larasiti

Working full-time shift work as a nurse is not an easy task, however, our latest superstar makes it look just that. For Indah, it was about finding a place to train that gives her life balance, helping her stay fit and healthy and blow off steam when she needs it! Indah has been with us for just over a year now (cute), and has been a superstar from the start. Her bubbly personality and infectious smile has made her a queen of the gym and a massive part of our community. Working shiftwork as a registered nurse, you could be forgiven for not being serious about your training and slacking off. Indah has not only stayed consistent in her training but has been able to learn more advanced gymnastics skills such as pullups, toes to bar and handstand pushups. Not to mention being the fastest at the gym at burpees (jealous)

Continue Reading Waterloo Feature Member: Indah Larasiti

How to prevent injury

During training, we all want results RIGHT NOW, which is why we often push too hard past our capacity and tolerance. Injuries most commonly occur to muscles that are neglected due to altered movement patterns, which decreases their capacity, but are then forced to exceed their tolerance in a single bout (or repetitive overuse).

Continue Reading How to prevent injury

Choose your hard

Mindful eating, the practice of maintaining “in the moment'' observing how the food makes you feel and reading the signals that your body sends about taste, satisfaction, and fullness, is an awesome practice to change your dietary habits for the better, and enjoy the improved well-being that comes with a healthier diet.

Continue Reading Choose your hard

Why is enjoying your food good for you?

Mindful eating, the practice of maintaining “in the moment'' observing how the food makes you feel and reading the signals that your body sends about taste, satisfaction, and fullness, is an awesome practice to change your dietary habits for the better, and enjoy the improved well-being that comes with a healthier diet.

Continue Reading Why is enjoying your food good for you?

Why learn a new skill?

So when was the last time you took the time for yourself to learn a new skill? Not just a physical skill such as Olympic lifting, but a mental skill which could be infinite in progression?

Continue Reading Why learn a new skill?