Blog

19

Oct

One Person in a Spin Class Triggered a COVID-19 Outbreak at a Cycling Studio—Even With Precautions in Place

Published by Claire

Full Circle Wellness clients – I would like to turn your attention to this article last week regarding the recent gym openings in Canada, the safety & health procedures in place that were followed (and would be similar to my own procedures when we decide to go back to in-person training), and the covid19 outbreak…

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08

Oct

ONLINE CLASSES | INFORMATION

Published by Claire

REGULAR CLASS SCHEDULE – Monday Pilates 15:45pm – Wednesday Bootcamp 6am | Pilates 9am | Body Conditioning 15:45pm – Friday Bootcamp 6am | Body Conditioning 9am EQUIPMENT YOU NEED: Please always have a mat/soft towel handy for class & please always keep a set of 3-5kg weight/3- 5 litre bottles of water or a heavy…

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07

Oct

LEVEL 1 UPDATE: PHYSICAL CLASSES | ONLINE CLASSES TO REMAIN

Published by Claire

Just an update regarding my thoughts on physical classes vs online classes now we are downgrading to Level 1: – Under Level 1, Gyms are allowed to operate at 50% capacity – my capacity in the hall is 16 people, which I usually reach in Oct/Nov – this means that only 8 people would be…

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17

Aug

LEVEL 2: GYMS REOPENING ‘JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN, DOESN’T MEAN YOU SHOULD’

Published by Claire

LEVEL 2: GYMS REOPENING ‘JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN, DOESN’T MEAN YOU SHOULD’ Dear Clients, Surprisingly, gyms have been permitted to re-open from tomorrow under level 2 restrictions (this was initially only supposed to happen at level 1). Regarding Full Circle Wellness returning to physical sessions, these are my thoughts: “JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN, DOESN’T MEAN…

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16

Aug

Decoding a Food Label

Published by Claire

We all know we should read the back of food labels before we consume a product, but how many of us actually know when a food item is really considered “low fat” or “high in fibre” (or do we just believe the label when it says so?) I’ve put together a summary on the most…

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12

Aug

Exercising in Lockdown | Precautions

Published by Claire

There seem to be quite a few fitness trainers going back to work in these strange (and dangerous) times… for those of you asking why/if/when Full Circle Wellness will be re-opening, here are the updated legal rules and regulations under level 3 amendments: “Dlamini-Zuma also clarified the issue of exercising in groups in her directive.…

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04

Aug

WWF Livewell 6 Principles

Published by Claire

I really enjoyed this simplified info-graph from their World Wildlife Fund from the 6-Step LiveWell Programme! 6 “easy-to-follow” principles for a healthier life! For more details, check out https://www.wwf.org.uk/what-we-do/area-of-work/livewell#the-six-livewell-principles  

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21

Jul

The Sugar Debate

Published by Claire

I am currently completing an international “Food as Medicine” course – the UK lecturers used the term “free sugars” to describe the kind of sugars that we need to limit/avoid – with Banting/Keto/Paelo all being such hot topics, most of us are confused by which sugars to eat (fruit?) and which to not! I really…

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14

Jul

Become a Morning Person (or setting good habits for a great day, which makes an awesome week, which turns into an amazing month, which becomes an incredible year that creates an amazing life!)

Published by Claire

I know the title is long – but ultimately, it really is what happiness can boil down to – making and keeping good habits! I recently flipped through a copy of the July 2018 edition of Fair Lady magazine (not my usual reading but there was nothing else in the doctor’s lounge) – and there…

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05

Jul

SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder

Published by Claire

Many of us experience the “Winter Blues,” depression, the desire (and sometimes the act) of wanting to eat an entire pocket of potatoes and generally not feeling ourselves – for most us, these are symptoms are indicative of SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder. (so yes, it’s not just you!) What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal…

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