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Videos

Radial and Ulnar Flexion

Radial and ulnar flexion are two unrehearsed motor patterns that you should train periodically. Learn where to place these movements in a periodization plan with

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Personal Trainers

Thumbs Up for Virtual Training

The pandemic decimated many businesses in the fitness industry. Unless you were selling fitness equipment, you felt the impact! But with the bad came the

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Injury

The Story of Invincible

Injury Prevention Strategies for Aging Athletes is a seminar that I’ve presented several times over the years to professional organizations like the Canadian Society for

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Food

Homemade Pickles

A few weeks ago, my clients Heather and Gary brought me a jar of homemade pickles. They got the recipe from Once Upon A Chef,

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Bodybuilding

My Favorite Leg Finisher

Everything in context! I’m squatting with 225 pounds in the video below. It doesn’t look like much weight except that I’m doing 20 reps and

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Exercise

Semi-Supinated Chin-Ups

If supinated-grip chin-ups with a straight bar give you elbow or wrist pain, try doing them semi-supinated. Just drape an EZ curl bar over a

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Exercise

Reverse Squat

What many people consider a reverse squat is more like a reverse leg press, although technically it’s a low-pulley knee-in. This is what a reverse

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Training

Step-Up Progressions

Step-ups are a staple exercise for the lower body. Start off with your body weight and a low step, and work your way through the

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Training

Grin and Bare Abs

If you want to build a serious set of abdominals, routinely perform weighted pull-ups and dips. These multi-joint movements require a strong contribution from the

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Training

Step Loading

Here’s an example of step loading where you aim to do the same number of reps each set but gradually increase the weight in small

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Exercise

Hip Isolation Work

Do you want to squat deeper, jump higher, or run faster? Hip isolation work can help your performance in and out of the gym… and

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Exercise

Tib Bar Raises

Check out the new addition to the family. It’s called the Tib Bar and as the name implies, it works the tibialis anterior, a muscle

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Health

Chi Machine Power Nap

Back in 2007, my colleague Yusuf Omar introduced me to this neat device. It’s called a Chi machine. The first time I tried it, I

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