At the Fitness Lab we pledge to:
- motivate and challenge every individual to their fullest potential to succeed
- create a judgment and threat free zone where you always feel welcomed and comfortable
- increase energy and drive to add adventure to your lifestyle make everyday life easier through functional workouts
Vik Gill is the owner and lead instructor at the Fitness Lab. He became interested in fitness at a young age while playing hockey and competing in martial arts. Quickly, he realized how much better he was at his sports due to incorporating workouts. With over 7 years in the industry, Vik instructs in group and personal formats, focusing on achieving long-term health and fitness goals through challenging, high-intensity workouts that are constantly varied. He accommodates all levels from youth groups as young as 7 to senior citizens. Additionally, he trains athletes for hockey, lacrosse, dance, basketball and soccer. Vik’s clients are known to surpass their ambitions and stick to their fitness programs because they enjoy a high level of satisfaction under his guidance.
The Fitness Lab is a state of the art studio that opened in early 2015 and expanded to double the size exactly two years later. Added were a spin area, a private gym for personal training and a larger space for groups. All equipment is top of the line and maintained in pristine condition to facilitate the safest, most effective experience and yield optimal results.
Education and qualifications earned by Vik are extensive. They include: certification in Personal Training, Level 1 Weight Lifting and Group Fitness through Canadian Fitness Education Services (CFES), certification in TRX as well as functional training for sport movement. He has taken workshops focusing on shoulder and knee problems/rehab and fast feet/agility. Pride is taken in keeping updated on the newest trends in fitness which ensure workouts stay fresh and fun.
Vik made his dream a reality and he can do the same for you. Whether you want to improve your sports performance, reduce health risks, or look and feel better, Vik’s expertise and motivational approach will help break down old barriers and transform your body, mind and lifestyle.
Rachelle received her national certification for weight training, group fitness and personal training through Canadian Fitness Education Services. She is qualified in First Aid/CPR/AED level 1 and joined the Fitness Lab in early 2015, shortly after it opened.
Originally, Rachelle got into fitness following a long bout with a major illness. After surviving a double transplant, she started working out to do everything in her power to stay healthy. Then came the desire to help others achieve their fitness goals and lead a life of wellness and vitality.
Rachelle’s diverse training approach balances honesty and encouragement while teaching safety and proper form. She loves empowering clients to overcome mental and physical obstacles to get the results they want and deserve; to let people know that ANYTHING can be accomplished with the right mindset, strength and determination.
Melissa McLean is a group fitness instructor at the Fitness Lab. She strives to create challenging and balanced classes for all fitness levels. Melissa's goal is to make every client feel welcome, comfortable and capable. She is passionate about creating a supportive and encouraging environment for her clients, while helping them find what they love about fitness.
As a pre and post natal specialist and a mother of two, she understands the changes the body goes through after having children. After two pregnancies, she found that exercise and healthy eating lead to a strong body and balanced mind. Exercise became a necessary outlet to release the pressures of daily life. Melissa got into the fitness industry to help others find that same outlet.
Melissa is certified in group fitness and weight training by the Canadian Fitness Education Services (CFES). She is also a certified pre and post natal fitness specialist by Fit 4 Two Inc.