Tag Archives: Strength


Mind Muscle Connection & Glute Activation

Mind Muscle Connection (MMC) Mind Muscle Connection needs to be addressed in your first weight training session.  What is MMC?  In simple terms, MMC is the movement controlled by the brain to signal your muscles to work or contract.  By increasing your MMC you are increasing the number of muscle...

An Active Career?

Have you been thinking about a career in exercise? With inactivity and lifestyle diseases a leading cause of illnesses and early death it is fair to say that those who work in our industry truly save lives!  For many exercise enthusiasts, moving into active careers such as personal training or...

Vitamin C – The Key Vitamin For Training

Whether you want to lose fat or build muscle - or both - an active lifestyle means you need Vitamin C! And a lot of it! Learn more about how to get enough vitamin C to succeed at your goals below! INTRODUCTION Being involved in fitness in one capacity or...

The Benefits of Resistance Training

Weights are no longer for the bodybuilding elite of the fitness world, they’re for your everyday guys and gals, too. Now, we know that most guys know the benefits of the gains game and women are catching onto this a little too. In this blog, we really want to emphasise...

Health and Wellness – Make a Change

It’s never too late to start changing bad habits and start new ones.  A healthy lifestyle includes exercise, eating right, emotional wellness, and disease prevention.  Any small changes will really make difference in what you can do and how you feel. Start Small All too often we try to start...

Multiply Your Results

When people state they’ve been doing a training program for a certain amount of time and still see no results... its called Training Insanity, “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result,” said Albert Einstein. Realistically, some results probably were achieved, but it was so...

Eating for Maximum Energy

There are lots of factors contributing to low energy – poor sleep patterns, over-training, daily stress levels, inadequate recovery – the list goes on. What you eat – and when – can also have a big influence on your energy levels. For best results, it’s important to speak with your...

The Lowdown on HIIT

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is like the Hugh Jackman of exercise systems – it can do everything, it seems just so perfect, but if you’re not careful, you can get too much of it – and that can be a little bit painful. HIIT describes a range of activities with...

Fitness Tips To Help You Get Strong

Remember to Always Breathe Breathing properly during both exercise and rest is key for maximizing your performance, recovery and your overall mental and physical well-being.  When you exercise, try to both inhale and exhale. During the harder parts of your workout, exhale through your diaphragm, belly, and lungs. Try drawing...