The Defy Functional Fitness blog

Your Mind is Holding You Back – Take Control

The mind controls everything but do you control your mind? Why is it that some people can withstand great amounts of pain and others quit…

Use a Level System

At Defy Functional Fitness we use a Level System. It’s a pretty simple concept but it can be very powerful if used right. Our levels…

Building Strength After 40: Yes, it’s possible!

Can you build strength after 40? Absolutely! Many people think that we get weaker as we get older. And it’s true that we’ll all experience…

Get the Most from Group Workouts

Group fitness is a great way for people to get their daily workout in. You might notice that some people make more progress than others….

Better At Life

Recently, a member of Defy said this to me: “I used to think that the Better At Life thing was just a marketing gimmick, but…

The Health Metric

How do you know you’re “healthy” and what does that even mean? A quick google definition search gives you – “in good health” or “not…

Always take the stairs

It doesn’t matter how busy the airport or mall is you will seldom find the stairs in use. In fact it is estimated only 2%…

Gifts Ideas for Fitness Enthusiasts

The best gifts are the ones that you use often, didn’t know you needed or have put off buying for some reason. Buying a fitness…

Do Hard Things!

Simply because you can… This Saturday, members of Defy and Outlaw North came together to tackle an epic challenge. We rode 50km, ran 50km and…

Recipe: Breakfast Frittata

Having food prepared can make all the difference when trying to make better choices around your nutrition. Breakfast foods like cereal, toast and bagels etc….

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