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Exercise

Motivation Running up Stairs

Why are some people more likely than others to go to the gym after work, rise early to fit in their daily exercise, or more prone to making healthier decisions such as packing their own lunch? Unfortunately, there is no straightforward answer to this question as there are multiple variables affecting each individual’s attitudes and[…]

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Trainer doing a curtsy back lunge

As a personal trainer, I often see clients that are unable to maximally activate and engage their glute muscles (i.e. gluteus maximus, medius, and minimus).  The glute maximus’, due to its large size and position, allows humans to stand upright and maintain an erect posture. Besides walking, it is involved in a number of sports,[…]

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Many people who want to start getting more active feel overwhelmed by the idea because they do not feel they have enough time, do not know where to start, or have really high expectations for themselves. Unfortunately, this often results in their good intentions never materializing into any action or changed behaviour. I always encourage[…]

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Core exercise

    Everyone, from the sedentary desk worker to the competitive athlete needs core stability, whether for correct posture and general back health or to optimize athletic performance. This exercise requires you to target the deep core musculature to maintain a neutral spine throughout the movement and builds core endurance – both integral to good[…]

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