Alberta considering allowing gyms to open earlier than planned

May 21 2020 7:53pm The province is considering opening gyms sooner than planned. Dr. Deena Hinshaw talked about the possibility Wednesday during a Facebook live town hall. Nicole Stillger reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…

Some smaller Alberta gyms want to open earlier in COVID-19 relaunch

A growing number of gyms are advocating to open up sooner than what the Alberta government’s relaunch schedule outlines. An online petition has been gaining a lot of signatures from both clients and fitness club owners. They are asking Alberta…

With no sports, is there concern for athlete development?

With the COVID-19 pandemic putting an end to all sports worldwide, local clubs are trying to keep young athletes active and engaged through online programming. The Alberta Basketball Association has its Hoops @ Home program, which has short videos with…

Edmonton personal training business worried about making the rent with no customers

Small business owners are speaking out about a major challenge facing some entrepreneurs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Vinesh Pratap spoke with SVPT Fitness + Athletics owner Shara Vigeant about the challenge of paying the rent to her commercial landlord when…

Fit Tips with Chris Tse: weight exercises for a complete workout

March 4 2020 8:32am Fitness expert and personal trainer Chris Tse shares four full-body exercises you can easily do with one weight for a well-rounded workout. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Fit Tips with Chris Tse: 10 exercises in 5 minutes for a quick workout

February 5 2020 8:36am No time to exercise? Here’s the solution! Fitness expert and personal trainer Chris Tse shares 10 exercises, done 10 times in a row with 10-second breaks, for a complete workout in around five minut ‘ });…

Free Admission Day in Edmonton could be replaced with new program

The City of Edmonton is considering replacing Free Admission Day with a new program. Dubbed Live Active Day, it’s meant to encourage people to live an active lifestyle. The new initiative will include different sport and fitness activities at low…