Free Live Daily Workouts and Yoga Sessions - Canadian fitness chain offering free live daily workouts and yoga sessions on Instagram and Facebook for Canadians confined to their homes Movati Athletic helping Canadians de-stress and stay fit while practising social distancing With fitness clubs across the country closed and workout routines disrupted, Movati Athletic is giving Canadians the chance to get some exercise and […]
Stronger Together Why MOVATI believes in providing a women’s only area - The women’s only area at MOVATI continues to set us apart in 2020 and has been the “heart” of our clubs since the early days. What’s usually a forgotten corner in most gyms includes a fitness floor with free weights, squat racks, machines and cardio equipment, a group fitness studio and a pool at MOVATI. […]
What Cardio is Best for You?  - Cardio has forever been the go-to solution for fat loss. We know that cardiovascular training improves our heart health, targets fat burning, and improves overall fitness; but what type of cardio is best and how often should we be doing it?  Fasted Cardio: when exercise is done in a fasted state, in which your body is no longer […]
Mobility & Recovery – The Building Blocks To Success - Mobility training is the ability for a joint to move freely through its entire range of motion. Over time, our joints become compromised, which can shift how we move and exercise, ultimately leading to tightness and potentially even injury. Regular mobilization training is crucial to maximize performance & improve recovery.    Examples of Mobility Training:  Foam […]
Why Even Beginners Should Do Barbell Strength Training - You often hear that exercises like squats, deadlifts, overhead press and bench press are essential building blocks to your workout program, but why?  These lifts are considered compound movements which means they use multiple joints and muscles to complete the lift. Because of this, they use more energy and recruit more muscles, giving you the best bang […]
HIIT Training – Maximize Your Workout In Less Time - Short on time, but big on results? Try HIIT! Also known as “High Intensity Interval Training,” HIIT, may just be what you’re missing. The idea is simple: less time required to have the same impact on your fitness goals. What exactly is HIIT? It’s a term used for workouts that involve short periods of intense […]
Nutrition Tips for Fat Loss - You’ve set your goals and committed to your fitness journey, now it’s time to dial into your nutrition. Everyone says “you can’t out train a bad diet,” but let’s dive into why nutrition can play such a big role in your success and what foods you should try to include in your weekly diet. What’s […]
Goal Setting – 5 Steps To Crushing Your Goals - 5 STEPS TO CRUSHING YOUR FITNESS GOALS! Our personal training team has come together and compiled 5 steps to setting and crushing your fitness goals, ensuring success. STEP 1: SET A GOAL & ESTABLISH YOUR WHY Your “why” is your purpose. It’s the deep rooted reason behind why you are doing what you are doing. […]
Breakfast Television drops by MOVATI Athletic Richmond Hill - On Friday, November 30th, we had the pleasure of having Stella Acquisto from Breakfast Television stop by our Richmond Hill location. We put Stella through the paces where she got to try a variety of our classes and offerings including: MOVATI Fuel, Bungee Workout, Anti-Gravity Yoga and MOVATI Ignite. In case you missed out the […]
Announcing this year’s Be Strong winners - Congratulations to everyone that took part in our Be Strong Challenge this fall – it was our biggest Be Strong event to date! Over 3600 members stepped up to the challenge, vying for 1 of 2 grand prizes of $2000. Across the entire company (including all 15 locations) we have lost over 5900lbs and gained […]