Fitness

The Hot Box Yoga seems to have disappeared without notice. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Kelowna yoga studio gone overnight without notice

The Hot Box Yoga’s Kelowna and West Kelowna locations are closed

The Hot Box Yoga seems to have disappeared without notice. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Vernon 9Round Fitness owners Mily and Ralph Buisine announced Monday, May 25, they are permanently closing the Vernon Square Mall facility due to COVID-19. (Photo submitted)

Vernon gym knocked out by COVID-19

9Round Fitness in Vernon Square Mall owners announce permanent closure of facility

Vernon 9Round Fitness owners Mily and Ralph Buisine announced Monday, May 25, they are permanently closing the Vernon Square Mall facility due to COVID-19. (Photo submitted)
Whib’s Gym in Enderby and Sicamous is recruiting volunteers among its members to take shifts monitoring for compliance with COVID-19 safety measures, a requirement for reopening under Interior Health’s new guidelines released May 15, 2020. (Google image)

COVID-19: North Okanagan gym needs volunteers in order to reopen

Gyms have been told they need staff members to monitor for compliance with COVID-19 safety measures

Whib’s Gym in Enderby and Sicamous is recruiting volunteers among its members to take shifts monitoring for compliance with COVID-19 safety measures, a requirement for reopening under Interior Health’s new guidelines released May 15, 2020. (Google image)
HAWTHORNE: What happens when we don’t know what to do?

HAWTHORNE: What happens when we don’t know what to do?

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • May 11, 2020
HAWTHORNE: What happens when we don’t know what to do?
Zeena Dotiwalla cleans dumbbells at Yogaspace in Toronto on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Some provinces are starting to reveal plans for a gradual return to normal but gyms and studios remain in a holding pattern. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Zeena Dotiwalla cleans dumbbells at Yogaspace in Toronto on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Some provinces are starting to reveal plans for a gradual return to normal but gyms and studios remain in a holding pattern. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
HAWTHORNE: Behaviour change and motivation

HAWTHORNE: Behaviour change and motivation

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne writes about creating a change plan that works

  • Apr 23, 2020
HAWTHORNE: Behaviour change and motivation
While they can no longer workout together, trainers at 30 Minute Hit want to ensure everyone stays healthy and are urging the public to keep exercising not just for the physical benefits, but also the mental ones. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

WATCH: Vernon gyms bring workouts home

‘This doesn’t change what’s happening in the world, but it can change how you cope with it’

While they can no longer workout together, trainers at 30 Minute Hit want to ensure everyone stays healthy and are urging the public to keep exercising not just for the physical benefits, but also the mental ones. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
HAWTHORNE: Boost your motivation

HAWTHORNE: Boost your motivation

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Apr 6, 2020
HAWTHORNE: Boost your motivation
‘It’s never too late to get strong’: B.C. grandma deadlifts twice her weight for the gold

‘It’s never too late to get strong’: B.C. grandma deadlifts twice her weight for the gold

Sharlene Brunjes, 67, is encouraging others over 40 to do the same for their bone health

‘It’s never too late to get strong’: B.C. grandma deadlifts twice her weight for the gold
Vernon’s 30 Minute Hit is one of several gyms that have closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (30 Minute Hit photo)

North Okanagan gyms sweat decision to close

A few facilities closing while others keeping fitness on track

Vernon’s 30 Minute Hit is one of several gyms that have closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (30 Minute Hit photo)
Ascent to peak fitness

Ascent to peak fitness

Indoor climbing benefits, body, mind and soul

  • Feb 19, 2020
Ascent to peak fitness
Vernon’s Shanda Hill wraps herself in a Canadian flag after completing the Swiss Deca Ultratriathlon Continuous race. Hill will speak at the showing of The Game Changers on Feb. 9 at Okanagan Collge Theatre. (Contributed)

Okanagan Health forum hosts free screening of health documentary featuring local stars

Okanagan health activists join at the screening of the Arnold Schwarzenegger produced film Feb. 9

Vernon’s Shanda Hill wraps herself in a Canadian flag after completing the Swiss Deca Ultratriathlon Continuous race. Hill will speak at the showing of The Game Changers on Feb. 9 at Okanagan Collge Theatre. (Contributed)
Crossfit For Life

Crossfit For Life

Exercise training for fitness and well being

  • Aug 28, 2018
Crossfit For Life