Back Spasms to Squats in 20 Min

The other day a client walked past the front desk and said ‘I’m done. My back is spasming and I can’t train today’. Read more…

Quick Longevity Tests

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If you’re a fan of movies you may remember a film called In Time with Justin Timberlake. The premise was that everyone had a digital clock displayed on their forearms telling how much time they had left in their life. As a result, time rather than money, because a highly valuable commodity. Read more…

Slow it down to get better

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Last week I had a ski lesson. And it was one of the times when I had an ‘aha’ moment. Read more…

How to Cue Movement

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If you’re like most people there are certain movements that are more difficult than others to perform. For some people this may be an overhead squat. For others this may be doing a wall slide. And for others still this may be simply getting their own body-weight off the ground. Read more…

5 Steps to Your Best Training Session

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When you have a great training session what is about the session that made it great? Was it that you hit a PB on a lift? Was it the people you trained with that made it memorable? Was it how well you moved and how the exercise felt? Read more…

A Great Drill For Low Back Pain

Low back pain is something almost everybody experiences at some point in their life. And once we’ve suffered through some low back pain we usually want to know what caused the pain and what to do about ensuring it doesn’t happen again. Read more…

What to do about tight hamstrings

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Ask 100 people that train where they are most tight and you will probably hear hamstrings singled out as one of the most common problem areas. I would include tight hips as well as the two are intimately related and if you have tight hamstrings more than likely have tight hips as well. Read more…

Stretches & Exercises for Cyclists

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Do you like to cycle? If you live in Kelowna there’s a good chance you own a bike and are familiar with the various gran fondos and triathlons that take place in the Okanagan. Read more…

Improve Your Speed & Technique with Downhill Running

Downhill running can be great for speed and technique.

I’ve just recently returned from the NSCA Hockey Training Clinic in Colorado Springs. This was the event to be at for those that train hockey players. Read more…

3 Tips for (almost) Perfect Lifting Technique

Great deep squat mobility.

A couple of days ago a friend asked me ‘What can I do to tone up? I don’t want to injure myself but I need to turn things around.’ Here’s what I told him. Read more…