Is stretching effective?

Did you know when you stretch it isn’t your muscles limiting your range of movement but your nervous system. Your limits are based on what you brain/nervous system perceives to be unsafe and, in most cases, it is due to years of conditioning. That’s why chairs, couches and toilets have not done us any favours […]

Six steps to become more consistent with your exercise.

The health and fitness world is full of myths and misconceptions. We’re constantly bombarded with ads and articles about new diets, workout plans, and conflicting studies about what we should and shouldn’t do.

As a personal trainer for over 12 years, I find myself having the same conversations with people around a few recurring themes. To help answer some of those questions once and for all, here are a few things I’ve learned that should clear up some of the confusion and help you be a healthier, fitter human.

10 truths to relieve your lower back pain!

Lower back pain is very common and treatable! Research has shown that up to 80% of the population will have at least one episode of lower back pain in their life. Most of these episodes will resolve in less than six weeks. Less than 5% of lower back injuries lead to chronic lower back pain. […]