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Nora Ansah

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Nora is a certified fitness professional and a dance enthusiast! She is a fitness instructor with the City of Calgary and owner of GhanaGirl Fitness. Nora loves food, fashion and is a true believer that fitness is more than getting six pack abs, it's about creating a foundation for a stronger body, inside and out.

Stretching Our Minds and Bodies for Strength

Being physically active has many benefits. It can help you lose weight, and improve your energy and mental health. A common trap that...

Warm Me Up!

Why Walking on Your Treadmill for Your Warmup May Not Be Sufficient What is the most important part of your workout? You guessed right,...

No Personal Trainer Required, Create Your Own Workout

A world pandemic has not made life any less complicated or busy. More than ever, it’s important to maintain your physical and mental...

Ask and Answer: Questions that will Lead to Success in Your Next Fitness Class

Ask the right questions and you’ll get the right answers. So, let me start with this question, “when was the last time you...
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What’s Trending in Fitness?

When we are looking for a different shopping experience, we change the way we shop. This means driving past the mall to avoid...
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All Hail the Plank

All hail the plank! The ultimate core-stability exercise that has many benefits including strengthening your abdominal muscles and back. This exercise is known...
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No Time? No Problem. Circuit Training to the Rescue!

Okay, it’s confession time. How many of us sacrifice our workout time for other life and family priorities? Or get bored easily with...
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BOB – The Benefits of Bootcamps

Spring is here and warmer weather is approaching. A new season may mean changing up your workouts or increasing your level of activity,...