Tips from a Trainer: What Kind of Lunge Are You?

Lunges train the entire body to move effidiently when running or walking. Through a lunge, you can strengthen the posterior muscles of the leg while also targeting your glutes and hamstrings. Woodside Training Manager Kerstin Robertson demonstrates five types of...

Tips from a Trainer: Breaking Down a Run

Whether you’re running to complete your first 5k, finish a half marathon or just want to feel good about your cardio and mental health, you can gain a lot of great benefits from adding running into your routine. However, there are a few misconceptions to be aware of...

Tips from a Trainer: What Kind of Push Up Are You?

Pushups are a great way to work your chest, shoulders, arms and core, but not all push ups are the same.  Woodside Training Manager Simon Stanberg demonstrates four styles of push ups you can practice at home no matter what your fitness level may be.   What kind of...
Restore and Renew: The Benefits of Contrast Therapy

Restore and Renew: The Benefits of Contrast Therapy

Whether you are an athlete, recovering from an injury or just experience general discomfort with your muscles and joints, there are many benefits to implementing hot and cold therapy in your wellness routine. For example, cold therapy can be used to reduce...
The Power of Recovery

The Power of Recovery

If you’re like most people this time of year, you made resolutions that centered around your fitness. From working out more, to losing weight, giving yourself more time to focus on your health and everything in between, fitness-focused goal-making naturally spikes...

Gradualism: A Personal Trainer’s Journey Back to Being Fit

As any parent will tell you, caring for another person full time is hard work, and can feel like a full-time job. Sometimes, it can be hard to find the time to dedicate to yourself and your fitness goals and nutrition. Woodside Personal Trainer Tika Castilleja shares...