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Your Hips Don’t Lie

Shakira said it first — your hips do not lie... Training for performance, general health, and even recovery can easily be disrupted by weak or unstable hips. In training itself, weak and unstable hips [...]

Managing Hypermobility

What is hypermobility? Hypermobility is inherently a condition where the joints have an above average range of motion (ROM), also known as being 'Double Jointed'. It's typically perceived as the complete opposite of being [...]

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How does Learning occur?

How does Learning occur? We have all spent large amounts of our lives in a classroom and therefore have some intuitions about learning as a student through extracurricular classes, sports, or formal schooling. Though [...]

Deliberate Practice

The highest standard at which anyone learning a skill should aspire is deliberate practice. With regards to performance, have a specific target. Be as specific as possible to improve most efficiently with a higher level [...]

Understanding Importance of Sleep

Understanding Importance of Sleep What is Sleep? Sleep is an important part of our daily routine, you spend one third of your day asleep. Without sleep we cannot form or maintain the pathways to [...]

Mindset – Behavior Change

UNDERSTAND BEHAVIOR CHANGE All the best information in the world doesn’t mean anything if you are unable to implement them. Application of knowledge is not automatic. Think about all the things that you already [...]

Build Shoulder Strength

Recognize shoulder issues and gain greater movement The strain and stress of everyday life can cause shoulder pain as we ask our shoulders to press, pull, lift, reach and hold. It is necessary to build [...]

Tempo Training

Time Under Tension: one of the most important loading parameters   Rep Tempo (Time Under Tension) affects all the others. Speed of contraction is the rate of movement of the involved body parts. It can [...]


OUR WORKOUTS SHOULD REFLECT OUR GOALS   Everyone’s thinking about their goals and intentions, so it is helpful to ask yourself, “What are my goals for my body?” Our workouts should reflect our goals. Do [...]