Our main niche is training with gymnastic rings and other calisthenics elements. We tailor an experience for each individual, valuing quality, patience, and effective communication. Our instructing is technical yet concise and simple to comprehend, making sure that each client understands what they're doing and why they're doing it. Ring Strength adds value by personally sending your workout log, trainer notes and feedback, and stretching homework to keep you on track towards your personal goals.
Absolutely not, we adapts to everyone's fitness level.
Investing your money into something new can be uneasy. We offer two complimentary sessions for new members upon signing up, no strings attached. This allows us to become acquainted and a trial time to see if our method of training is appropriate for you.
Sign up as a "New Challenger" on our page here: Plans (ringstrength.ca)
Having the discipline to train yourself is already outstanding but a personal trainer can help maximise results with less time. We've built the knowledge and ability to help perfect your form, keep you accountable, and bring different challenges into your training that others or yourself may not have known!
Yes, unless you live in Vancouver B.C, we can arrange in-person training.
Please visit our contact page for in-person training: Contact (ringstrength.ca)
At Ring Strength we prefer wooden rings because of the texture, durability, grip, and works better with chalk. Your local fitness shop or Amazon will have gymnastic rings for sale.
The link below has further details regarding other options.
Dumbbells and bumper plates of various weights can be useful in training. Not a necessity for beginners, but an important investment for experienced exercisers. Utilizing external weight takes training to a next level!
Weighted calisthenics (with weight vest or a dip belt holding dumbbells or plates) will be done if clients workout program calls for it, eg; doing pull ups wearing a dip belt holding 10lbs for strength days.
Strength training will increase muscle size but not as large as men due to lower testosterone levels in women. Due to genetic differences, some women will garner more muscle size than others, but no where close to the male counterpart. Muscle is a denser product but takes up less space when compared to fat. The number on the scale might not move a drastic amount due to increased muscle gain and losing fat at the same time, but your physical profile will look more slim.
A few pro's for strength training as a women include (also applies to men):
We found this article the most informative on this topic: Strength Training for Women : Life Fitness : Commercial (archive.org)
Absolutely, the strength, flexibility, muscle coordination, dexterity, and agility definitely carries over to other sports and even weight training. Combat sports, football, and tennis are a few notable mentions.
Yes we do!
Here are some pros and cons when comparing both.
Equipment list in order of importance:
We would love to hire a certified nutritionist one day! As for now, we're only certified as a personal trainer specialist. However, we do promote better dietary choices alongside training.
Canfitpro: Personal Trainer Specialist
Canadian Red Cross: First Aid CPR/AED Level C