April 2016

4 Healthy, Holistic Nutrition Tips From Big Hit Coach Karina

At Big Hit Studios we prides ourselves on all of our trainers and their diversity! Each and every single coach has a unique approach to health and fitness and a ton of information that they’ve acquired through their years in the industry. So today we’ve asked coach Karina to share some of her nutrition tips with us.

With a keen interest in nourishing herself from the inside-out, Karina is our go-to-girl for all things nutrition. In particular, Karina enjoys learning about holistic nutrition and how she can keep herself healthy the natural way. So here are four nutrition tips from Karina and one of her favourite, easy-to-follow recipes.

6 Tips To Prevent Kickboxing Injuries

While kickboxing is a great way to get your sweat on and stay in shape, it’s important to take the time to learn proper technique. Yes, even if that means sacrificing the pace of your workout until you can properly perform all of the movements.  As anyone who has experienced an injury firsthand will tell you, it’s far better to slow down during a few sessions than to risk an injury and be out of the gym entirely. So whether you’re new to kickboxing or need a refresher, here are six tips that will help you to avoid injury during a session.

5 Canadian Fitness Apparel Companies We’re Loving Right Now

Here at Big Hit Studios we’re all about supporting homegrown talent and brands. And when it comes to fitness apparel, it’s no different. When in search for the perfect pair of workout pants, tops, sports bras etc, we frequently turn to Canadian brands and local favourites. With the apparel market being oversaturated though, it can be difficult to determine where to shop. If you need a helping hand in finding your next kickboxing outfit, look no further than the five Canadian fitness apparel companies we’re loving right now!

Our 5 Fave Healthy Places Near Big Hit’s Toronto Studio

As amazing as a workout at Big Hit Studios is for your body, it’s important to complement your training with healthy eats too! Of course, it would be great to have the time to whip up a healthy meal right after a class, but we all know that isn’t always realistic. For a healthy meal on the go, look no further than Big Hit’s West Queen West neighbourhood. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or you prefer your protein Paleo style, these five favourites have you covered.