Why You Need To Exercise
The benefits of exercise are wide ranging. In this section of our blog learn how exercise can improve your mood, prevent disease and extend your life along with so many other benefits.
Episode 338 – Are You Honestly Trying As Hard As You Could Be?
Posted on October 23, 2018
About eight months ago I started working with a new client, a woman in her mid-50s who had just gone through several breast cancer surgeries and treatments. She’s in remission for now and wanted or […]
Strengthen Your Upper Back with these Exercises
Posted on July 28, 2018
If you’re worried about upper body strength, but you’re not sure where to start, here are some easy to do exercises that will put you on the right path to having a stronger upper back.
How To Do The Humpty Dumpty Exercise
Posted on April 9, 2018
The Humpty Dumpty, is an excellent exercise to strengthen your hip abductors and your glutes. This is really important because most people neglect to strengthen their hip abductors in regular fitness routines and strong hip […]
How to Avoid Injury When You Exercise
Posted on March 28, 2018
Exercise, specifically strength training is an effective way to build bigger and stronger muscles. You could argue it’s the actual point of lifting weights, however I see a lot of people use incorrect form when […]
Episode 320 – Figuring Out Where to Aim Your Health Changes
Posted on February 12, 2018
A couple of weeks ago I got a phone call from a potential client. Like many of these phone calls it went something like this, Hi, I’m out of shape and I need to lose […]
Episode 287 – When Is Far Enough?
Posted on July 24, 2017
I used to have a client that was well into his 70’s that ran in the Ottawa marathon every year from it’s inception in 1975. This accomplishment was a point of pride for him. Every […]
Episode 286 – Is There a Way to Prevent Back Pain?
Posted on July 19, 2017
Soda Blues – I’m trying to cut back on pop but water just doesn’t taste very good. I’ve even tries flavoured water and it’s pretty bland. I want to get better but the options don’t […]
Episode 239 – 5 Strategies To Be Healthier At Work
Posted on February 6, 2017
If you’re like most people you probably want to be a little bit more active everyday, you probably want to exercise a little bit more and you probably want to make some healthier decisions. The […]
PRE-habilitation : Preventing 3 Common Golf Injuries
Posted on January 26, 2017
The golf swing is a highly dynamic rotational motion, not to mention extremely repetitive, so it’s no surprise that nagging injuries tend to occur in the frequent golfer. Overuse injuries are very common and many […]
How to Train Your Glutes: A Users Guide
Posted on January 23, 2017
You know these muscles. You love these muscles. You wish yours were bigger and rounder. What are they? The gluteal muscle group, more commonly called the glutes, are three muscles that are found in your […]
The Benefits of Obstacle Course Racing
Posted on November 29, 2016
Growing up I played many competitive sports, but as I got older the opportunities to play most sports at high levels got lower and lower. I needed something to fill that competitive void, so 2 […]
Episode 196 – How Sleep Affects Your Blood Sugar This is Blaine’s Story
Posted on October 17, 2016
You can’t argue with the importance of sleep, but I think most people still underestimate how important it really is or can’t tangibly say what’s so good about it even though everyone knows that amazing […]
Episode 174 – Use Exercise to Improve Your Memory and Productivity
Posted on August 26, 2016
Normally when we think of exercise we think of muscles and toned bodies or maybe we think lower blood pressure and preventing heart disease, but the benefits of exercise go far beyond that, it’s also […]
Episode 151 – The Dangers of Insulin Resistance & Type 2 Diabetes
Posted on July 6, 2016
Back in Episode 42 we covered why it’s important for you to keep your blood sugar down and how exercising right after you eat can help. It’s one of our more informative episode’s and I […]
If You Could Choose Not To Get a Disease, Would You?
Posted on September 19, 2015
I’m part of the Ottawa Executive Association a ‘business networking’ group here in Ottawa. Unfortunately one of the members in the group had a heart attack last spring, which resulted in triple bypass surgery. He […]