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This Smoothie is truly reminiscent of apple pie and comes just in time to enjoy it using fresh, local apples! Try it out with your favourite apple varieties! Ingredients 1 small apple cut into small pieces 1 cup almond milk 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional) 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch nutmeg and salt 1 scoop of protein powder Directions Blend to...

Did you know that many of us are not getting enough protein? While most people in westernized societies have access to more protein than they need, most of us do not actually consume enough to meet our most basic requirements. Interestingly, it is very difficult to eat too much protein, as it is so satisfying and filling. Most people have to work really hard in order to...

Voted Readers Choice #1 Fitness Centre in Dufferin County, 2019, Towne Fitness is a family owned and operated business located in Shelburne, Ontario and has operated as a successful small business since its inception in 2012. Of course, like many other gyms, that all changed in March of this year; “As business owners, we fully anticipated challenges and felt well equipped to deal with them however,...

Nothing like closing the doors to the gym, to bring our Towne Fitness Runners closer together! On March 22nd, 2020 the provincial government ordered the closure of all gyms [along with many other businesses] until further notice.  Little did we know they would remain closed for four [4] months. Over the course of those four months, our Towne Fitness Runners continued to support, motivate and inspire...

Probably, the number one question asked in any gym? “when can I start seeing results”? Whether you are participating in classes, working one-on-one with a personal trainer or going it alone, everyone wants to know the answer. So, when can you start seeing results? Fitness is all about what you are prepared to invest in it. Committing to working out consistently as well as adjusting nutrition...

The most important factor affecting the quality of a person's retirement is assumed to be financial, but it is not; it is maintaining good health. It is reported that in the U.S. slightly more than half of those turning 65 will have some long-term care needs. It's going to cost them a lot of money not being in good health. The average nursing home stay is 2.5...

“Don’t look back, you’re not going that way!” My running coach likes to send this little reminder when I start to show signs of self doubt in training, especially in preparation for a race.  He always seems to know the right thing to say to keep me moving forward and I am grateful for his insight. This year, however, is different. 2020 is like no other...

Smoothies are a great way to include fruits in your diet! As you may know, I usually recommend adding vegetables to your smoothies to balance out the sweetness of the fruit, and increase your veggie intake. However this smoothie is sweet & simple, using only bananas and cantaloupe. This time of year, we have greater access to so much fresh fruit, and I feel that it's...

With the support of the Town of Shelburne, we are excited to be moving most of our class schedule to beautiful, Hyland Park beginning the first week of August. Towne Fitness members will find our newly revised class schedule a true reflection of the times with modifications to the workout/s to maintain proper social distancing guidelines. To ensure your spot in the class, day before/same...

Edward is the eldest son of owners Jeff and Hannah Sine and like them has developed a passion for fitness and overall health. Although he has always been active, it is just the past two years that he has devoted much of his time and energy to weight training and nutrition. Edward has excelled at building a healthy lifestyle around fitness and nutrition and has...