Why Your Kid Can’t Train Like Crosby

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Have you been to a peewee or bantam hockey tournament lately? If so, you may have noticed something about the players. And that is the variation in sizes.  Read more…

Characteristics of Top Hockey Players

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Do you, or someone you know, play hockey? If so, have you ever wondered what characteristics the top players share? If you put a number of hockey players through a battery of tests which ones would the top hockey players excel at? Read more…

Post Activation Potentiation

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Speed is one those things every athlete wants more of. It may be described as quickness or having a faster first step but ultimately it comes to having more horsepower. Read more…

Benefits of Fitness Testing

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I’m always curious as to why people train? Are they seeking a body transformation? More lean mass? Less fat mass? Are they looking to address an injured or painful joint? Maybe they would like to increase their performance in sport? Or maybe extend a professional career? 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…

Wearable Fitness Training Gear

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These days we’re seeing more and more wearable gear for fitness training. From all the wrist gadgets, heart rate monitors and eye wear, there are a number of products that will provide data and feedback to assist you in your training efforts. There’s one more we can to this list. 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…

How to Recover More Quickly

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I’ve written before about the importance of breathing on this blog. But a recent session with a client caused me to think it may be worth revisiting. Read more…