Because You Can STRONG
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What is Because You Can STRONG?
Because You Can STRONG is an online platform of recorded videos and live Zoom strength training workouts. The workouts use minimal equipment that most people have at home (resistance bands and dumbbells). The workouts are designed to promote strength in a fun and challenging manner. Whether you're a beginner or a regular gym go-er, you will find something to suit your level. Watch the video to find out why you need to get STRONG. Because you can.
Explore your videos
Whether you have resistance bands or dumbbells, there's something here for you. You have an array of videos to choose from to suit your needs. You will find workouts of various lengths and intensities, including tutorials and introductory videos. As a member you can get STRONG anytime, anywhere.
Live Online Classes
Along with your membership you will have access to 3 live strength training classes per week offered on Zoom.
Mondays 1:30pm MST
Tuesdays 6:30pm MST
Wednesdays 8:30am MST
Simple and flexible pricing
Every plan starts with a 7-day trial. Enjoy your membership by clicking on the plan that suits you best.
This subscription will give you unlimited access to all of our online and live content monthly.
Annually (One month FREE)
This subscription will give you unlimited access to all of our online and live content annually.
Lynne Loiselle is a personal trainer and level 4 Essentrics® instructor in Calgary, Alberta. She has been in the health and fitness industry for over 20 years teaching fitness classes and working one-on-one as a personal trainer. In the past she competed nationally as a drug-free bodybuilder. Her passion now lies in helping women and men get strong so that they can move better, feel stronger and live as independently as possible for as long as possible. Because she truly believes that you can.
What STRONG members are saying
"I am loving the STRONG online videos. There is so much variety in the workouts and Lynne offers very clear instructions. She makes the workouts fun and interesting. I especially like that I can do these videos anytime. I truly feel that I'm getting stronger."
BYC STRONG client
"I have signed up for Because You Can STRONG, and have done both the videos and live Zoom classes. As usual, Lynne provides EXCELLENT 1/2 hour classes with a SUPERB strength workout. I especially like the videos (the quality and quantity) because I can do them on my own time, but still get Lynne's expert guidance and creativity in designing the exercises. I tried band workouts on my own, but soon got tired of figuring out what exercises to do. This platform solves all my problems - timing and which exercises.
BYC STRONG client
"I have never been athletic, or consistent in any exercise program. However, as I age, I realize how important this is. I have been working with Lynne for 7 months and feel so much stronger and more flexible."
BYC STRONG client
To be STRONG is to have ability. The ability to do the things you want in life with ease, independence and vigor.
build bone density
reduce falls and fracture risk
increase your strength
increase your muscle mass
improve your metabolism
increase your confidence
improve your stamina
participate fully in life
use resistance bands
workout online, anywhere
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in my membership?
Membership includes access to all recorded videos and 3 live Zoom classes weekly.
Your first 7 days are free to try, after which your credit card will be charged based on the subscription plan chosen (monthly or annually).
How do I access the live Zoom classes?
Your membership includes 3 weekly live Zoom 1/2 hour classes.
For log in information, please contact Lynne at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that new Zoom participants will have to fill out a health form and waiver. These will be sent along with the Zoom log-in information.
Please note that there will not be any Zoom classes on statutory holidays or when Lynne takes holiday time.
How does the free trial work?
Once you are subscribed to the platform, you will have 7 days free trial of all videos and live classes. Once your trial period is over, your credit card will be charged according to the subscription chosen (monthly or annually).
If you choose to not continue with the online platform and you do not want your credit card charged, you must cancel your subscription before the end of your trial period.
I am new to strength training. Is this for me?
All of our videos and classes are adaptable to all levels.
That said, as with all exercise programs, you need to use common sense and workout at an intensity that is right for you when using our exercise videos or doing our live Zoom classes.
Once you are a member, I encourage you to watch the section of videos called "Tutorials". There you will find several videos explaining fundamental movements and exercises. These exercises will be found in almost every workout and will help you build a solid foundation.
Also, if you are new to strength training, I encourage you to choose the videos labelled "Beginner".
Please check with your doctor before beginning any fitness program. By performing any fitness exercises, you are performing them at your own risk.
Do I need special equipment for the videos and classes?
Because You Can STRONG videos and live classes are designed to get you strong using minimal equipment.
Here is a list of the common tools we will use:
Resistance bands (these can be Theraband-type bands, bands with handles, tubing, fabric bands and mini looped bands)
I recommend having 2 long bands (4-6 feet long) of different intensities
I also recommend having 2 mini looped bands of different intensities
You do not have to go out and buy a large assortment of dumbbells
I recommend having 2 sets of dumbbells (one lighter, one heavier)
Towel, cushion or riser for head support when lying on the floor
Please note that all equipment needed will be mentioned at the beginning of every video.
For more detailed information, watch the videos in the section called "Introduction to Resistance Bands".
If you need to purchase any equipment, please contact Lynne for more details:
How do I cancel my subscription?
If you do not want to continue, you can cancel your membership at any time.
Once signed into your account, you can cancel your recurring subscription by clicking My Account or Dashboard from the top navigation menu. Select Billing and locate your subscription plan at the bottom of the page. Click Change Plan and Cancel Membership. Your membership will be cancelled and your access will be removed at the end of your current payment period.
Please note that there are no refunds for partially unused membership periods.
I have more questions. Where do I go?
Have a look at the very top or bottom of the page for the "FAQ" section. You will find a large array of Q&A's covering several topics, including:
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