The Best Advice For Low Back Pain

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An astounding 80% of Canadians will experience back pain during their lives (that’s according to Statistics Canada). To a fitness professional, these are more than stats - they represent real people in your gym, studio, and treatment room. ... Read more »

Decoding the Deadlift

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Hip hinge, rack pull, block pull, Romanian, stiff-legged, straight-legged, deficit, hack lift, hex bar, trap bar, snatch grip, isometric deadlift, hybrid, wide stance, sumo and conventional are just some, but not all of the variations of deadlifts available for exercise ... Read more »

Optimizing Glute Training: An Ideal Training Frequency?

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Whether you train competitors, athletes, or gym goers, you’re sure to be asked the best way to develop good glutes. Is there an “ideal training approach” for glute development? Glutes are where it’s at. And, let’s face ... Read more »

SLEEP: The Best Medicine For Both Body And Mind

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How much sleep do you actually need? What time should you go to bed? What time should you wake up? How does changing your rhythm affect your health and physique? There is this charming notion that if we look back ... Read more »

Should Your Knees Go Beyond Your Toes When You Squat?

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The simple answer is your knees should go where they naturally want to go. The key caveat being they should not go excessively beyond the toes. What does that even mean and how do we define or measure excessively? It ... Read more »