Turning 44 Reflections | Personal Trainer Ajax

Looking Young, Improve my life, Irina Marchenkova Victoria, Victoria, Toronto, Ajax, Personal Trainer Pickering, Personal Trainer Whitby, Personal Trainer Oshawa, Personal Trainer, Fitness Trainer Ajax, WIO, Work it out, workitout, wowi, turning 44

Turning 44 I have just turned 44 years old. Thanks for all of the many birthday wishes I received from my friends. I am busy trying to thank each of you who took the time to wish me happy birthday on my 44th birthday. If I have missed you, I apologize, although I am still working through the list of people who kindly sent well wishes. Here are a few thoughts as I am turning 44 and pass the halfway mark of my expected lifespan: 1.  If you live with good energy you will be happier; 2.  Enjoy everyday. Live

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What is Fitness? | BarryB | Personal Trainer Durham

Looking Young, Improve my life, Irina Marchenkova Victoria, Victoria, Toronto, Ajax, Personal Trainer Pickering, Personal Trainer Whitby, Personal Trainer Oshawa, Personal Trainer, Fitness Trainer Ajax, WIO, Work it out, workitout, wowi, kidslife, What is Fitness, BarryB

What is Fitness? As a personal trainer in the Durham region, I often get the question asked of me...what is fitness? Here is a video of Barrington at age 1 on the left helping around the house and again on the right at age 7 doing one of his two daily chores which he has been doing since age 4. What is Fitness? What is fitness? Fitness is more than exercise, it's a way of life. Help your children to be fit for life, start early and keep going. Help them to develop good habits early. It will help them

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Talking Turkey for Thanksgiving | What’s in Turkey

Whats in Turkey, Looking Young, Improve my life, Irina Marchenkova Victoria, Victoria, Toronto, Ajax, Personal Trainer Pickering, Personal Trainer Whitby, Personal Trainer Oshawa, Personal Trainer, Fitness Trainer Ajax, WIO, Work it out, workitout, wowi

What's in Your Turkey? Every thanksgiving and Christmas we gather around with family and friends and typically talk and eat turkey. So what are we actually eating in turkey? Dark turkey meat typically contains more vitamins and minerals than white turkey meat but also more fat and calories. Pasture-raised turkeys typically have higher omega-3 content than factory-farmed turkeys. Removing the skin of a turkey also removes much of the fat content. Eating high protein food like mean helps you to feel satisfied and less hungry for longer.   Most of the fat in turkey is in the skin, so remove the skin for a leaner meal.

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Looking Young for less | Personal Trainer Ajax

Looking Young, Improve my life, Irina Marchenkova Victoria, Victoria, Toronto, Ajax, Personal Trainer Pickering, Personal Trainer Whitby, Personal Trainer Oshawa, Personal Trainer, Fitness Trainer Ajax

Looking young for less? What's the secret? As I am turning 44 very soon, my mind turns to what I have learned about health and beauty. Keep in mind that I have 2 children, one when I was in my early 20s and another one 2 years after the first picture was taken when I was 36. One of the ways that I have managed to maintain my appearance over the last 10 years is to exercise consistently. I have been able to do this by having a personal trainer (even through I am a personal trainer!!)   If I

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Work it out with Irina | Personal Trainer Ajax

Exercise at home, wowi, Looking Young, Improve my life, Irina Marchenkova Victoria, Victoria, Toronto, Ajax, Personal Trainer Pickering, Personal Trainer Whitby, Personal Trainer Oshawa, Personal Trainer, Fitness Trainer Ajax

Work it out with Irina Marchenkova, a personal trainer at Life Time Athletic in Ajax, Challenge yourself to do better and be better [yotuwp type="videos" id="JoKZhIrTNpY" player="cc_load_policy=0&iv_load_policy=3"] Irina Marchenkova is a Fitness Trainer in Ajax doing Personal Training in Ajax at Life Time Athletic Personal Trainer Ajax | Personal Trainer Whitby | Personal Trainer Oshawa Personal Trainer Durham | Personal Trainer Pickering | Irina Marchenkova Victoria  

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Improve My Life | Easy and it Works

Work it Out, Improve my life, Irina Marchenkova Victoria, Victoria, Toronto, Ajax, Personal Trainer Pickering, Personal Trainer Whitby, Personal Trainer Oshawa, Personal Trainer, Fitness Trainer Ajax, Personal Training in Ajax, Personal Training in Durham

How can I improve my life? Every day you should think of one thing you should think to yourself "what is one thing I can do today to improve my life. Just one small thing. It could be the tiniest thing. It might not seem like much, but over a year that's 365 things that you will have done. So you might ask yourself "improve my life with small things, what might that look like?  How do I Improve My Life The process is very simple. It doesn't have to be organized. Each day just make a conscious effort to

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Live Well or Live Long?

As a fitness trainer in Ajax, I often think about the question... would you rather live well or live long? I recently conducted an online survey. Given a choice of living to the age of 25, but living a great life or living to 95 but having serious health problems, which would you choose. 98% of those who answered said that they would prefer to live to age 25. That is, most people would rather live a shorter great life. The most interesting aspect of this survey is that most of us do not have to make that choice. Advice

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Save on Personal Training- Train Three Times Per Week

Save on Personal Training, Irina Marchenkova, Victoria, Toronto, Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa, Personal Trainer

You can save on personal training by training three times a week. This seems to go against the conventional wisdom. I have heard it so many times "I can't afford to train 3 times a week, it is too expensive. When you take a closer look at the different scenarios, you will discover that it is at least the same cost, and most likely even less expensive for you to train three times a week in comparison to once or twice a week. First of all, does it make sense to train three times a week? Some people have asked

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Gym Membership Pays for Itself and Dinner Too!

rina Marchenkova, Victoria, Ajax, Toronto, Fit at Forty, Personal Trainer, personal training, gym membership

Most people think that a gym membership is a luxury. It's considered and extra cost that we just don't need, even if we want it. However, this might not be true. Getting higher pay by working out sounds crazy, doesn't it. But it's not crazy.  There are many studies that link higher pay to working out. The most recent one is from 2012 in the June issue of the Journal of Labor Research, The results of the study found that employees who regularly exercise earn 9% more than their counterparts. Previous studies have only been able to show a correlation and not a

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Self Motivation – Reward Yourself

Irina Marchenkova, Victoria, Ajax, Toronto, Fit at Forty, Personal Trainer, personal training, self motivation

Self Motivation - Keep up the Good Work! Yesterday, I went out an purchased a new bright red pair of shoes for myself. Almost like Dorthy's slippers. To be honest, I probably didn't really need them. So why would I spend my hard earned money on a purchase that is not insignificant and not needed. That's the trick to rewarding yourself. I have achieved some of my goals. If you saw my blog post on 10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise then you will see that I have recommended that you give yourself rewards when you follow through with your goals.

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