3 Steps to a Balanced Exercise Program

Often when someone is first considering starting an fitness program, the hardest thing is trying to figure out what to do. A well balanced fitness program needs to have 3 major components: strength training, conditioning (aerobic component) and mobility/flexbility. Whether your goal is to play a better game of golf, lose weight, increase your endurance […]

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Get Ready for an Olympic Workout

With the Olympics playing out in Vancouver, a lot of us are glued to our couches watching the amazing athletes perform their event. I am sure we can all appreciate how much dedication it takes to perform at that level. These athletes have all given up any sense of a normal life to train year […]

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4 Ways to Get Rid of Knee Pain When Exercising

Today’s blog post is from guest contributor, Kinesiologist Rick Kaselj. For more information on Rick and his articles please see the Contributor page. There is a lot that you can do if you have knee pain or knee stress when exercising. Here are four way to get rid of knee pain and knee stress when […]

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Quick Tip and New Recipe from Todd

The Gluteus Medius Origin: Outer surface of the Ilium “pelvis”. Insertion: Lateral surface of the Head of the Femur “greater Trochanter”. Function: This muscle serves to stabilize the Lumbo-Pelvis-Hip Complex. In other words this muscle supports the body on one leg. So, if this muscle were to be weak for example, one may have difficulty […]

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Overtraining – Mood

With the holidays fast approaching people everywhere are either starting a new workout lifestyle or rededicating themselves to an existing one. This is when my caution flag goes up. The exact mindset that leads these folks to train is the mindset that will lead them down the path to overtraining. In my next 4 articles […]

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