Holiday Gifts For Fitness Fanatics

Holiday Gifts For Fitness Fanatics

Buying gifts that you’re truly excited to give can be surprisingly stressful.  To help you out, I’ve channelled my inner Oprah and rounded up a few of my favourite things that will make excellent holiday gifts for fitness fanatics on your list.  From mobility tools to squat racks, I’ve got you covered with finds that…

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Achilles Tendon Pain

Achilles Tendon Pain

Achilles tendon pain is common among both competitive and recreational athletes.  In this post, I’ll discuss some of the common causes and I’ll share four exercises to treat and prevent it.   As an athlete, I’ve had to deal with a few injuries. Most of the injuries I’ve had have been traumatic — things like strains, sprains…

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Foam Rolling For Recovery and Athletic Performance

I remember the day that I was introduced to foam rolling vividly. I was playing varsity hockey at the time and had developed a pretty painful case of IT band friction syndrome after a gruelling pre-season training camp. In the months leading up to the training camp, I was working a full time summer job,…

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