15 Incredibly Nutrient Dense Foods

This week we have a guest contributor for our page.  Helen Sanders of Health Ambition wrote an article that we think sums up some of the healthiest, nutrient dense foods that you should be adding into your diet.

Take a read and ask us how implementing these 15 nutrient dense foods can compliment your training.

15 Incredibly Nutrient Dense Foods

 

 

 

Joy to the World

Joy to the World.

‘Tis the season to be merry.  December rolls around and a sense of joy and splendour fills the air.  There are Christmas and holiday parties each weekend.  People take the time to spend with friends that they have not seen in a while.  Magnificently decorated houses highlight the spirit of festiveness and […]

The Secret Benefit of Practicing Handstands (and Other Skills)

There is magic in learning tricks.

I could (and likely will as time goes on) write pages upon pages about the gains to be had from practicing the handstand. In terms of developing physical qualities, it’s awesome. Simply looking at the position our bodies maintain when we handstand it becomes somewhat obvious that balance, control, mobility, […]

Taking the Time

In our culture of fast paced, technology driven, high speed, no waiting for anything, instant gratification, how often does that mentality creep into our training sessions? There is no doubt that the High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) fad is in full swing in the fitness industry, but are cultural trends deafening the sound that sport […]

Baby Got Back

…Or they may be dealing with Extension/Compression Stabilization Strategy…

What does that even mean? Developed through the network of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) Dr. Pavel Kolar introduces a new perspective on intra abdominal pressure. Explained in great detail by Dr. Richard Ulm, the ECSS has been cued, coached and over performed by athletes so much now […]

Stay In Your Lane

This week was meant to mark the return to writing and the publishing of our blogs.  We try to provide a collection of thoughts on sports science, nutrition, coaching, and other disciplines that we use with our clients to improve their health, fitness and performance.  As I sat down to write this week, I simply […]

“I Heard It Through the Grape Vine”

Advertising annoys me. When you have enough money in your advertising budget you can make your ads say whatever you want. And if you say it enough times, regardless of its truth or benefit, people will start to believe it.

Every time I watch commercials and see ads for pain killers it drives me nuts. “Don’t […]

Exercise of the month- Romanian Deadlift

Today I would like to introduce to you the all so under-rated exercise that is the Deadlift’s cousin, the Romanian Deadlift!  And since it has a European country in its name it has to be great doesn’t it?!  This is also known as a stiff legged deadlift, but Romanian sounds so much more bad ass.

Let […]

Choosing a Quality Off-Season Hockey Program

For those lucky few hockey players that are still playing right now in the playoffs, or Provincial Championships for Minor Hockey, congratulations.  For the majority, the season has come to an end, and attention has been shifted to next season.

Next season starts now.

The off-season is a great time to add more layers on to a […]

The Injuries of Days Past

Why is it that injuries can be difficult to overcome? And other injuries seem to linger around for the rest of your life like that old football knee?

When you get injured everyone only seems to focus on the actually injury itself whether it be a sprain, muscle tear, dislocation of a joint, or getting in […]