My bench press just kept going up. My twenty-year-old shoulders were a wreck. But my bench press was in the 300’s, so I stuck with it. The formula was simple: Head to the gym. Hit ten heavy sets of three on the bench Superset with one-arm dumbbell rows Do some accessory work Get out Two […]
Every Sunday for the past decade, my family and I have gone over to my parent’s house for supper. We’ve missed the odd week here or there for vacations or kid’s activities, but we’re pretty consistent. It’s a great way to see everyone, relax, and catch up on what went on in our lives the […]
I started training people online about four years ago. Our Spartan Race training group was having great results and I was getting inquiries in regards to distance coaching. I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but figured I’d try to help. After my first few clients saw great progress, I decided this […]
I never thought I’d be doing burpees until my fingers bled, but there I was – living the dream.
Did you know you can be allergic to the cold? I didn’t either, until I showed up for school one day covered in hives.
I’ve always struggled with little things like rolling out my feet to prevent plantar fasciitis or putting lotion on my hands to prevent torn calluses. I’ll walk for miles with 45-pounds on my back, but putting lotion on my hands seems to be “too difficult”. Go figure.
We recently partnered up with the Saskatchewan Science Centre to help promote their new visiting exhibit – BODY WORLDS RX. In this video, Riley walks Ryan through a quick and easy workout that can be done almost anywhere. While Ryan and Riley use rocks in the video, this same workout can be done with a […]
I was feeling pretty good yesterday and was looking forward to a great workout. After a solid warm-up of loaded carries and light mobility movements, I was ready to rock. Focused, limber, strong, and moving well. And it was at that exact moment that my sons’ school called. Immediately, I went from ready to crush […]
As far as I can tell, there are just two reasons why anyone does anything: They are motivated to do it. They are dedicated to doing it. And there is a huge difference between the two. Motivation is a feeling. An emotion. People workout, for example, when they’re motivated to do so. They feel like […]
Want to get better at push-ups? Pull-ups? Deadlifts? Need to increase your grip strength in a hurry? This is how you do it. Your muscles are already capable of lifting a car. They just do not know it yet. – Pavel Tsatsouline I Was Really, Really Bad at Pull-ups When I was in my early […]