Your Start Point Influences Your Path; It Doesn’t Dictate Your Endpoint

What your diet or exercise routine (or lack thereof) looks like today doesn’t mean anything with regards to what it will look like in three months, a year or five years from now.  What you’re doing today simply determines your start point. Thinking about what “perfect” looks like can be intimidating, which is why I …

Friends of First Alarm Strength: Matt Stork

If you are not yet convinced about the benefits of high intensity interval training, HIIT, then please check out the research my friend Matt Stork just published.  I have known Matt since we were in undergrad at McMaster University and working with the Strength and Conditioning program.  Matt was an intern working under me, who …

Friends of First Alarm Strength: The Physio Spot – The Importance of Sleep and dealing with injury

Here is an amazing website (run by a friend of mine who keeps me in one piece).  I will be adding a permanent link to The Physio Spot in the resources section.  This article discusses how sleep, or a lack of, can impact injury risk as well as pain management. In case you didn't know, …