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Whitney Garrah

Owner/Director Taylored Training Fitness BAH (Sociology), FIS, PTS, Precision Nutrition Level 1, ISSA Fitness Nutrition Specialist

Do you sit a lot? Try this stretch!

Sitting is a reality of modern day work life. Since we can’t avoid it, let’s work around it! Here is one of our Taylored Training cool down exercises – the T-spine 90/90 stretch.  By stabilizing your hips you can focus on driving movement through your upper back and working to ...

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Running is Not the Best Exercise To Get Fit

Say what?! Just hear us out. We train a lot of runners, we always endorse physical fitness (especially outside!) BUT we believe running isn’t the best exercise to GET fit. We hear this scenario all the time as coaches who have been in this business for many years. Here’s the ...

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The Fit Life. The Struggle is Real.

The Fit Life. The Struggle is Real. This blog is a collaboration with my team about how everyone struggles with fitness, yes, even fitness coaches. We want to be upfront and honest about our experiences and our journey with fitness and how fitness has changed our lives. We want to ...

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The Perfect Push-up

At TT we love push-ups! Push-ups are a great full body exercise recruiting a variety of muscles plus this exercise is a common first goal for new members to our studio. Although we DO love push-ups, we are sticklers for solid form. While the push-up is a great exercise, like all exercises, it has ...

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An Exercise you should be doing – Deadbugs

The ‘deadbug’ is a common exercise used in our TT team training and personal training programs. It has quickly become a very popular exercise at the studio. The deadbug is a fantastic exercise to include in your workouts especially if you spend your day sitting.  

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How to Improve your Shoulder Mobility

With all the computer work, texting and sitting, sore shoulders can be a painful consequence after a long day at the office or at school. Let’s have a look at one of the best exercises we use to increase shoulder mobility and work to decrease this tightness.  

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Coach Whitney’s Favourite AM Breakfast Shake

Here is Coach Whitney’s favourite breakfast smoothie recipe. If you’re tight on time in the morning this is a great way to start the day!         Ingredients: 1.5-2 cups of unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein 1 handful of spinach 1 tbsp of ...

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3 Simple Exercises to Eliminate Text Neck

Texting is simply unavoidable these days but text neck, that pain that you can experience after a day on your cell IS avoidable with the right training! 3 Simple Exercises to Eliminate Text Neck There’s an article that has been making the rounds these days (if you follow us on Facebook, ...

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TT Tacos

Ingredients: 4-6oz chopped chicken breast, steak strips, ground turkey, ground beef 1 large pepper cut into slices 1 large onion chopped Old El Paso low sodium taco seasoning 1 large romaine heart, soft tortilla wraps or hard shells  Optional Add-ins: cheese of your choice, beans, fresh tomatoes, corn, chopped cilantro. ...

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Spicy Almonds – A delicious way to spice up this classic snack!

Ingredients: 3 packets of stevia 2 tsp cumin 1tsp paprika 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp cayenne 1 large egg white 1 tbsp water 3 cups almonds Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Coat large rimmed baking sheet with Olive oil spray. Whisk stevia, cumin, paprika, thyme, salt ...

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