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weekly features

There is always something new at LYB!

LYB Client
Spotlights

There is always something new at LYB!

Show up for class virtually or in-person to experience our constantly varied, functional, high-intensity workouts. We create a new workout every day of the week for our bootcamps — that’s 365 different workouts a year!

We post our daily workout programming, as well as demo videos for each exercise, in our Members-Only Portal so you are ready to sweat in the live, coached classes! (You can also follow along with the recordings at your convenience.)

We want to give you a taste of our Online Training Program with our Weekly Features!

We will share with you here weekly a new exercise demo, workout, promos, featured blog and client spotlight.

✨Client Spotlight: Erica Vincent’s Fitness Journey!✨

 
Tell us a bit about yourself and about your fitness journey before starting LYB?
I used to go to the gym and spin class regularly before the pandemic hit.  While gyms were closed I found myself trying to find something that would work for me and my goals and I wasn’t having much luck and found myself in a rut.
 
How did you hear about LYB and when did you start?
I happened to be walking by in Westboro and LYB caught my eye! I had to look more into it
 
How has your experience with LYB been so far?
So far it is amazing.  It feels really good to get back to the gym and connecting with like minded people
 
What is your favourite class?
Strength & Conditioning- I like to challenge myself and see my lifting progress!
 
What are your upcoming goals / plans for your fitness journey?
When I was lifting and running more consistently, I was in the best shape I have ever been.  I’d like to get back there! Coming back made me realize I’m not too far away!
 
Whats your best advice for anyone new to LYB?
“It isn’t impossible until it’s done”–  even if it feels scary at first, the feeling you get after finishing a workout is one of the best feelings in the world and you want to come back again and again!

✨Client Spotlight: Debbie Millers’s Fitness Journey!✨

Tell us a bit about yourself and about your fitness journey before starting LYB?
I’m an Ottawa girl and long-time Westboro resident with my husband of 36 years (now empty-nesters). I’ve always been active, having trained professionally in classical ballet and taught dance for almost 20 years. I discovered yoga when I left the dance/arts world in 2001 and now have a daily practice – either in-studio or on my own. My husband is a marathon runner, so we’re both committed to an active and healthy lifestyle. We ski in the winter, and I’m an avid cyclist when there’s no snow on the ground! Now in my early 60s – and more and more aware of the challenges of aging – I decided to explore adding a strength and conditioning element to my routine.
 
How did you hear about LYB and when did you start?
I’ve known Kate for several years through yoga and we’re connected on social media. In early October – just a few weeks after she opened LYB in Westboro – I was walking home from a yoga class one morning and ran into her. She invited me to a free trial class and I was hooked!
 
How has your experience with LYB been so far?
The LYB experience has been fantastic! After taking the trial class I signed up right away for a twice per week membership. Great coaches and such a great community!
 
What is your favourite class?
7 am Strength and Conditioning! I’m an early riser and love starting the day in an active way. You can find me there on Monday and Friday like clockwork.
 
What are your upcoming goals / plans for your fitness journey?
I’ve got a couple of chronic issues from my dancing years, but am otherwise in excellent health. I want to keep it that way as I look forward to being a grandma in the not-too-distant future. I’ve already seen improvement in the six months I’ve been with LYB and the importance of weight and resistance training – especially in maintaining bone density – is, for me, a key to aging well. My husband gave me an LYB gift card for Christmas, and I’m going to use it to add a few personal training sessions to the mix.
 
What’s your best advice for anyone new to LYB?
Find the time and style of class that suits you best – a combo that will support you in keeping your commitment to yourself. And remember that commitment is to yourself – don’t get discouraged. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step! 

✨Client Spotlight: Leanne Endicott’s Fitness Journey!✨

Tell us a bit about yourself and about your fitness journey before starting LYB?
I love to get my sweat on and to feel the burn that accompanies a solid workout, you know the type of workout that leaves nothing in the tank?  As a mom of two amazing kids, an educator and part-time coach, keeping a balanced active lifestyle is something that is an essential part of my life and plays a key role in my well being. I would say it is a big part of who I am.  Before coming to LYB, I was a member at a gym close by and enjoyed training there regularly for years. I also spent over a decade training and coaching boxing at another local gym.  Once COVID hit and having to find creative ways to train at home and online, I couldn’t wait to join a new community, which brought me to LYB.

How did you hear about LYB and when did you start? 3. How has your experience with LYB been so far?
I joined LYB this past September and I absolutely love it!  The atmosphere is so welcoming and encouraging. I am so happy to be back in-person. The LYB staff know how to motivate and encourage and I feel they do it in such a personalised way, even during the group classes. The programs are well developed, challenging and the energy from being able to train with others once again is definitely infectious. 

What is your favourite class?
It is a toss up between the strength and conditioning and the athletic conditioning class.  I love them both! The online class recordings are a definite bonus. I access them regularly at home. It’s great because I don’t even have to think of my own programming, it is all ready to go. 

What are your upcoming goals / plans for your fitness journey?
I definitely want to be able to pull off a pistol squat and regain the strength I once had for pull ups.  Other than that, staying fit and getting stronger and being around others with similar goals who motivate and inspire me is my plan!

What’s your best advice for anyone new to LYB?
Just show up!  Getting to class is often the biggest battle. Once you’re there, the amazing trainers and the never-boring and often gruelling workouts will keep you going and before you know it, you’re done and feel fabulous.

 

✨Client Spotlight: Karen Farrell’s Fitness Journey!✨

Tell us a bit about yourself and about your fitness journey before starting LYB?
During my adult life I have always been active; walk to work, playing sports like hockey and ultimate frisbee. 
 
How did you hear about LYB and when did you start?
A former work colleague showed me how flexible LYB was during the pandemic and how it might fit my needs. 
 
How has your experience with LYB been so far?
Fantastic experience with LYB. I love that I can either do the workouts live when they are broadcast or fit them in by following the recording. This makes it a lot easier to workout during the work week. Also, the fast paced, very comprehensive series of bootcamp sessions each day provide a good solid workout in a short period of time. Simultaneous coaching by the staff also works well over zoom and in person. 
 
What is your favourite class?
Bootcamp. The mobility stretch on Thursday’s with Hannah is also a fantastic class. 
 
What are your upcoming goals / plans for your fitness journey?
My primary goal last year was to get stronger for total body fitness. I already do a lot of exercise (hockey, running, skiing, yoga) but I was lacking a strength workout, that I could fit into my schedule. As I age I noticed that the loss of muscle was affecting my other sport-hobbies. LYB has fit the bill. I am stronger. 
 
Whats your best advice for anyone new to LYB? 
Do what is right for you! Take the LYB coaches advice and make it work for you and your life so that it is sustainable. 
 

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