RAISING THE BAR - EP. 4 - KNOWING YOURSELF & THE ROOT OF SUCCESS WITH LEANN LAPP

WE TAP IN WITH LAPP ABOUT WHAT WILL BE HER MOST CHALLENGING EXPERIENCE YET.

Leann Lapp is approaching what could be her last CrossFit Regionals as she embarks on a new chapter in her life. Leann has been a competitive Crossfit Athlete since competing in her first Crossfit Open in 2012. She has been training out of the Academy of Lions and will be heading to the Crossfit East Regionals this coming week. In speaking with Leann, we learn that athletics has been something she’s been involved with her whole life; she is the definition of a...

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ROUTES - EP. 1 - A PODCAST ON THE RUN WITH DHANI & MR. HAWAII

THE GREAT PODCAST EXPERIMENT BEGINS...

Anyone who has trained for a Marathon or Half knows how lonely it can be. Weeks and weeks of road work, intervals and long runs, often alone.  It's not the race but the training that is the REAL Marathon.

So with all this in mind we've created "ROUTES" an audio companion for your running travels in Toronto and beyond...

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#RELATIONSHIPGOALS : CAM AND RACHEL

ASHLEY DIER SITS DOWN WITH CAM & RACHEL TO SEE HOW THEY UPHOLD ONE OF ACADEMY'S CORE VALUES- WE ARE STRONGER TOGETHER THAN ALONE.

Over the next few weeks we'll explore the concept of "sweat together, stay together" through the relationships of Academy members. In 2 Can Do It, I discussed the advantages of working out with a partner - forces you to work harder, provides social support, helps you celebrate your success, with these concepts in mind I spoke with Cam Gillmoure and Rachel Palen - partners in the gym and life.

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ENDLESS SUMMER

JUNE 24-26
RUNNING & YOGA & MEDITATION & METCON & MOBILITY & A BUS & GIFTS...


OFF THE GRID offers urban runners a chance to getaway from the city, to experience natural wonders and recharge. In addition to scenic runs through rugged trails and country roads, there will be yoga, meditation, fitness activities and lots of other fun things to do like swimming, canoeing, kayaking, high ropes and pretty much any other summer camp activity you can think of... 

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FEAR OF...SUPPLEMENTS.

ACADEMY OF LIONS NUTRITIONIST NATHALIE NIDDAM SHARES 7 TIPS ON HOW TO LOOK AT SUPPLEMENTS.

For our last installment of the “Fear” series, we are finishing with what is for many people a huge source of concern if not outright fear - supplements.  Recent media coverage of supplements filled with suboptimal ingredients, void of active ingredients and worse has heightened awareness that, for the most part the supplement industry is largely unregulated and leaves much to the discretion of individual manufacturers in terms of quality control and potency. Add to that the plethora of internet articles claiming that , supplements “don’t work”, they just make for expensive pee, and, that all you have to do is eat a “balanced diet” and you end up with a lot of very confused people...

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GENSTORE FEATURES...

LAST CHANCE TO SNAG THIS LUCKY DEAL JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER.
PROMO ENDS MAY 31ST!


MetCon (Metabolic Conditioning) sessions focus on developing outstanding cardio, endurance and technique using functional CrossFit movements involving Bodyweight, Kettlebells, Med Balls & Plyo.All workouts are scaled and modified to meet the needs and fitness levels of the athlete
from beginner to advanced.

* FIRST PACK MEMBERSHIP ONLY 
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SWEAT TOGETHER / STAY TOGETHER

WE'VE GOT SOME GREAT DEALS FOR COMPANIES, TEAMS & ORGANIZATIONS

We know how tough it is to have balance in your life.  Work, family, social obligations often come first., but you can't really be your best if you don't take care of yourself first! Academy Of Lions believes that we are better when we USE our bodies and our minds at the same time. So we're extending some really great offers to companies, teams & organization that want to be healthy & fit. 

WHAT WE'RE OFFERING:
If you are a Team Leader, HR Manager, Health & Wellness Co-ordinator or just passionate about your fitness & health, you can sign-up your Company, Team or Organization for preferred discounts on Academy Of Lions Memberships, Classes & Services.  
This means that any employee or team member can use our services at a discounted rate...

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BUDDIE UP FOR CROSSFIT!

DO YOU HAVE A FRIEND THAT NEEDS A FRIEND TO WOD WITH OR WHO MAY JUST BE SCARED TO TRY IT ALONE?

Bring your friends to our FREE CrossFit Intro Class, which takes place every Saturday at 12:15pm! It is a great way to introduce them to the gym and show them what CrossFit is all about.

BRING A FRIEND AND YOU WILL RECEIVE A 3 FREE COFFEE/TEA CARD!

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Community is everything at the #academyoflions.
Here we give a shout out to some great posts.
chris_rriemannLast muscleups of yesterdays session @academyoflions . Preparing for the @bodybychosen calisthenics competition. Obstacle 1.5 ft in front of me. 3 MU, 20 dips, 10 Pullups and Holds @zee_chosen @mikemike_chosen see you saturday  #calisthenics#calisthenicshallesaale 
#heavyartillery#crossfit #movementculture 
#mobility#progress #gymnasticbodies 
#strength#pullups #muscleups #toronto 
#canada#repz #sets
coachwickscf#GotLAPP'D is the hashtag for this WOD. When your coach programs a mile sled drag, you let the regional athlete take over! Still can't decide what is worse.. Training prep for regionals or training with a regionals athlete prepping for regionals! 1 week before this girl @leannk takes the stage for the #crossfit #regionals! Thanks@coachpauldeangelis for the daily programming.. If your interested in training I'd give this guy a follow! Have to admit the#six isn't all that bad @academyoflionsthanks for letting me drop in today such a great atmosphere
coach_richmond Row, row, row your boat.#blacklions #cardioishardio#openready2017
 #CrossFit@academyoflions @coach_freya
seize87When you wanna do box jumps...but your legs say no because you just did a ton of split squats#legs #boxjumps #splitsquats #shins

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