Whole Body Cryotherapy -165 C for 3.5 Minutes

cold  water immersion

Last week I had the opportunity to go and try whole body cryotherapy (WBC). If you’re not familiar with what this it’s kind of like being in a stand up tanning booth but instead of being strayed with tanning dye you are blasted with nitrogen gas. Read more…

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…

End of the RICE age?

rice

I’m a big fan of systems. And often times systems go hand-in-hand with acronyms. Consider for example that SYSTEM is an acronym for save yourself time energy and money. Read more…

The Superficial Back Line

One of the first expressions of the Superficial Back Line.

What are your problem areas? You know what I mean? Read more…

Rotational Core Training

Chops and lifts for rotational core training.

It seems like a core training is a staple of every training program regardless of the goal. Read more…

Rolling patterns for health and performance

Rolling helps movement and performance

So how do you roll? I don’t mean this in terms of your style but more as to how you move. Read more…

Good Exercise Done Wrong – Stir the Pot

Stir the pot exercise

There are a few staples most people look to include in their workouts regardless of the goal. It doesn’t matter if the goal is weight loss, sports performance or rehab everyone recognizes the value of doing some type of core work. Read more…

Top 10 Benefits of Unilateral Training – Part II

Unilateral training has many benefits

To read Part I of this post click here.

#6 – IDs weak links

What are your top three weak links? Quick don’t take time to think. If you had to take some time to think about them then you probably aren’t addressing them as much as you should in your program. Read more…

Back Bridge – The Anti-Sitting Exercise?

The opposite of sitting - the back bridge.

It seems like everyone is familiar with the problems of too much sitting. From tight hips, weak glutes, forward head position, flexed wrists, slumping into poor posture and a lack of caloric expenditure it’s easy to find reasons to hate on sitting. Read more…

Deadlifts Are Bad

Are deadlifts bad?

So this week we had a client that was seeing a chiropractor and was informed that there was a particular exercise that no one should be doing. Read more…