Training the Mind
Working out is easy. You walk into the gym, pick up weights, put them down, and repeat until boredom sets in. That doesn’t mean that you’ve put in an honest…Read More
What Your Body is Really Telling You After a Workout
I was recently asked, “Steven, how sore should I feel after a workout?” First thing’s first: when you exercise you create micro tears in muscle fibers, commonly called DOMS (delayed…Read More
Progression of Exercises to Complete a Pull-Up
A pull-up is an advanced exercise to build upper body strength - needed by kayakers, hikers, and climbers. These exercises will assist you in gaining the strength to complete a proper pull-up.…Read More
What is functional about functional training?
The terms functional fitness and sport-specific training get tossed around a lot these days, but what do they mean? Sport-specific training is training designed for a particular sport. So it…Read More
Is Your Training Doing More Harm Than Good?
Athletes are known for being in top physical shape, but even the most conditioned athlete can end up feeling tired and rundown. Are you working harder, but going slower? Don’t…Read More
An underrated component of improving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is self-monitoring: observing your behaviour and evaluating it in relation to your goals, especially if those goals are to kick…Read More
PRE-ACTIVITY NUTRITION – SOME BASIC RULES
It is no secret that nutrition plays a vital role in performance no matter what you are training for. It is also no secret that knowing when to eat and…Read More
ASK THE RMT: Stephanie Cardoso
Q: What is Massage Therapy and the benefits of this service? Massage Therapy is defined as the assessment and treatment of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue of…Read More