The leaves are turning colour, the nights growing cooler, and we’re all squeezing in as much golf as possible before trading in pitching wedges for snow shovels. It’s also time to start thinking about your offseason golf-conditioning program. The Internet is rampant with information about how to get fit for golf. It can be hard… Read More
Category Archives: Get Strong
DO YOU IRRADIATE? Instantly Increase Strength and Mobility with “Good” Tension
We talk about tension all the time: tension at home, social tension, sexual tension, even shoulder tension. And despite our negative associations with the word, sometimes tension is a good thing – as with fitness training, for example. Whether a brand new or experienced lifter, full body tension, AKA: irradiation, helps to break through training… Read More
GREAT BOWELS OF FIRE! LIVING WITH IBS.
Did you know the second leading cause of missed workdays, after the common cold, is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Neither did I! Through my professional experience, I know many people are embarrassed when it comes to talking about their digestion. Most people answer “fine” or “okay” when I ask about their “ins and outs,” but… Read More
SLEEP: A DEADLY GAME OF RUSSIAN ROULETTE
I have a confession to make. For the past several weeks I have not made it to bed before 10pm. If you are familiar with what I preach in the blogosphere then you know I am particular about going to bed before ten. The result has been two weeks lost of training, one week for… Read More
WRITING IN A JOURNAL ISN’T JUST FOR TEEN GIRLS ON VAMPIRE SHOWS
Hey gang, I just want to share with you a great resource I stumbled upon a few months ago called The Five Minute Journal created by Alex Ikonn and fellow Torontonian UJ Ramdas. This is just what it says it is, a five minute journal but it helps shift focus to the positive aspects of your life… Read More
BENEFITS OF DEEP BREATHING
Do any of the following sound like something you would be interested in? Reduced stress Reduced blood pressure Reduced heart rate Reduced feelings of depression Reduced anxiety Digestion support If not, then it is probably safe to say you are either as calm, cool and collective as a shaolin monk or so out of touch… Read More
5 YOGA POSES TO OPTIMIZE DIGESTION
Yoga aids the digestive system First and foremost, any type of practice that helps send the body’s autonomic nervous system into a parasympathetic state, is great as this response is responsible for “resting, digesting and making babies.” Yoga is just one of these practices as is deep breathing, Qi Gong, meditation etc. I often encourage my clients… Read More
11 TIPS TO IMPROVE POSTURE. I HIGHLY ENCOURAGE #6
11 tips to improve posture and relieve back pain and stiffness.
IS BLUE LIGHT CAUSING THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE?
I wouldn’t say blue light is the sole cause of the Zombie Apocalypse but the human need to be constantly stimulated and entertained by electronic devices are definitely contributing to mindless people. While on the run, technology has made it easy for us to never stop learning, play video games, catch up on celebrity gossip… Read More
PREMIERE ISSUE OF SWEAT EQUITY MAGAZINE
(Original post fall 2010) Honoured! I am super excited to announce that I was asked to be the first face of the brand new Toronto based magazine called Sweat Equity. This fresh new magazine is a Yoga, Lifestyle and Fitness publication that gives great insight to all the amazing instructors, yogi’s and guru’s the city… Read More