The PUSH Report

The implications of sitting all the time

Fall has brought us back to the daily grind: schoolwork, jobs, etc. We thought this would be the perfect time to delve into what has been coined the new smoking sitting. We all know now that it’s bad for us. But why? What is it about sitting on a deeper level that...

Back to school with PUSH Fitness

This time of year is controversial. Some love it: the fall clothes, the cooler air, back to a schedule, kids off to school. For others, this is a nostalgic time of saying goodbye to long summer days. We believe it’s time to embrace the change. Deciding to celebrate...

Client Profile: Staying fit on vacation

Let’s be honest. When you travel, it’s easy to indulge and let go of the workout plans. Last week we talked about things to do to be fit in Halifax and the local area, now we’re going to talk staying fit while out of town.   Here’s a story from one of our...

Refresh Yourself: Avoid Dehydration

When normal conditions exist in the body, various mechanisms preserve fluid and electrolyte balance. If the mechanisms fail due to illness, stress, exercise, climate variations, supplements, foods, or beverages, life threatening imbalances may occur. This heat wave...

Consistency in the Summer

Summer is such a wonderful time of the year but also a challenge when it comes to schedules. Better weather means vacations, weekends away and making the most out of longer days. For me personally, these items combined with an erratic work schedule, make it extra hard...

How much is enough?

We hear it all the time. “I only had 20 minutes, and what can you do with that?” “I did yoga this morning but that doesn’t really count. I feel like I need something else.” “I meant to go for a long run but ran out of time so I only had time for a 30 minute run.” All...

Workout on Vacation!

We’ve have said farewell to some of our clients for the summer and with that we often get asked about workouts they can do while away. We love that you are interested in keeping up your fitness routine outside the gym. We have put together a selection of...

On Training Athletes and Teams

Coaching athletes started when Kris began coaching Dalhousie Swimming 12 years ago. Kris, himself a swimmer, grew this training as he grew his business. Currently, they are training with us about two to three times a week, both at PUSH and at Dalhousie. Training...