How Suspension Training’s Biggest Problem Can Supercharge Your Workouts

Suspension training is hot right now. With the advent of tools such as TRX and the Jungle Gym XT, suspension-themed digital programs, group classes and personal training have trended sharply into the popular fitness frame of mind. But suspension training is nothing new. Just ask a gymnast. Or, head out to a playground and watch …

Workout Effectiveness — Are You Relying Too Much On Sore Muscles?

Did you get in a good workout today? How do you know whether it was good or not? You see, there are a bunch of ways to judge its quality. Just to name a few: Did you break a good sweat? Did you do more than usual? Did you get a good burn on? Did …

Save Yourself Some Pain — 3 Common Pull Up Questions Answered

It’s not just that pull ups are hard. For a lot of folks, they’re uncomfortable. In fact, I’d say that 8 out of every 10 pull up questions I get centre around managing pain while performing the exercise. If you think about it, it makes a lot of sense. Each of us leaps up to …

TWO-MINUTE yoga trick to improve your day

Work can quite literally be a pain in the neck. For that matter, so can the daily hassles of life. Events, stresses, and tensions — even the “good” tensions when you’re working on something you like and having fun — can embed in your body, where they surface as raised shoulders, clenched jaws, and a …

Shapeshifter Yoga Challenge — Raised Leg Pose!

Think yoga’s “too easy”? Or just for granola crunching hippies? If you believe yoga’s all about “blissing out” and getting in touch with your navel, then you’ve gotta try our series of Shapeshifter Yoga Challenge Poses. We’ll start with an easy one, just so we don’t scare ya off… <insert innocent whistling here> Raised Leg …

Put Your “Back Into It” for a Strong and Balanced Core

Not many people would be foolish enough to argue against the health benefits of building a strong core. And when you do it right, the byproduct is a beach worthy stomach that’ll give whiplash to everyone you walk past on the sand! But as you work your way towards that 6 or 8 pack, you …