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The Importance of Mobility

The Importance of Mobility

Athletes, bodybuilders, and casual fitness enthusiasts typically love training, or at least love certain parts of it, and have no problem getting in the gym or heading outdoors to put the work in to help them along their fitness journey. However, an often neglected, but 

Why You Should Care About Your Thoracic Spine

Why You Should Care About Your Thoracic Spine

Mobility work is something often ignored by many athletes and weightlifters, and thoracic spine mobility is even less common in the average person’s routine. We often think of mobility as simply running through a few basic stretches to get rid of that stiff feeling we 

Why Everyone Should Try Intermittent Fasting

Why Everyone Should Try Intermittent Fasting

It is hard to search for diet and meal plan tips around the internet without seeing intermittent fasting popping up everywhere. While it may seem like just the latest trend to some people, it’s here to stay, and I believe everyone should try intermittent fasting. 

HockeyTraining.com – Review of Men’s League Annihilation

HockeyTraining.com – Review of Men’s League Annihilation

There isn’t much more inspiring than your 64 year old father telling you he wants to be the best player on the ice at his upcoming men’s league hockey tournament. In his mid-sixties, the man still has the drive of a twenty something kid and 

Backyard Olympics – Stay Fit During Quarantine

Backyard Olympics – Stay Fit During Quarantine

Challenge a friend or family member to your own version of a backyard fitness Olympic Games. Since the Olympics have been postponed to 2021, my brother and I decided that our latest fitness bet would be our own version of the Olympic Games, performed in 

A Workout to Increase Your Vertical Jump

A Workout to Increase Your Vertical Jump

Get flying off the ground in no time with this vertical jump training plan. Last year, I experimented with a few different training programs with the goal being to increase my vertical jump, one of which is detailed in my previous post, here. I mean, 

My Review of the “Geek to Freak” Program by Tim Ferriss

My Review of the “Geek to Freak” Program by Tim Ferriss

Review of Tim Ferriss’ Geek to Freak Program – and how I didn’t add 34 pounds of muscle in 28 days A few years back after being away from the gym for quite awhile, my brother and I decided it was time to start trying 

Why You Should Run Backwards

Why You Should Run Backwards

I am not much of a runner, although I have done two organized half marathons on very little training just to say I completed one (I basically ran a full marathon if I did two halves, right?). The first half marathon was in Montreal, a 

How to Train For Your First Muscle Up

How to Train For Your First Muscle Up

The ring muscle up is something I didn’t originally desire to accomplish. I am not a crossfitter (although it definitely is a great way to train) and I have always been more of a regular chin up kind of guy, adding weight to make it 

How I Trained For a One Arm Chin Up

How I Trained For a One Arm Chin Up

One of my first big fitness challenges was one I made with my brother, and the challenge was simple – the first one to complete a one arm chin up wins, and the loser has to complete a 36-hour fast. I love making fitness bets