Blogs about Corrective Exercise

Foam Rolling: The What, How and Why


Oh My Aching Neck!

As we get older those little annoying aches and pains start adding up. Why oh why am I working out and taking care of myself only to feel 10 years older than I really am? And it’s little wonder too. We have jobs that have us stare at a computer all day or manual labour jobs that have us performing repetitive movements day after day…what’s a body to do? A common complaint is a stiff neck and it is often associated with what is called Upper Crossed Syndrome characterized by a rounding of the shoulders and a forward head.

Some Free Workouts

Just posted some free workouts on my site. I was just playing around with a few different routines. If you want to see something specific let me know...!workouts/c4xi  

"Does Insurance Cover That?"

I wish I earned a dollar for every time someone called and asked me that. It's a reasonable question to ask.  What I find unreasonable is when the person hangs up when I say "No.  It doesn't."

What is a Corrective Exercise Specialist?

My view of myself has morphed over the years from “Personal Trainer and MELT Instructor” to “Corrective Exercise Specialist”, and it’s time to describe what I mean by that. 

Fit Bits Looking at Them Holistically

I love fit bits for my clients. Here is some extended information you may want to consider when you are tracking your physical activity. You all know I always look at the holistic picture. wink emoticon Enjoy!Stepping Out of Fitness Reductionism 

Why Goalies Should Train Differently In The off-Season

Do you have a young goalie in your life? As the youth hockey season winds down it will be time to hang up the skates for another season. Ahhh…the BBQ’s, the swimming, the family camping trips, sleeping in, hockey training. WHAT?? Did I just say hockey training? In the off-season? Well, yes I did. If your little athlete plays at a high level such as rep hockey or has aspirations of playing in the pro or semi-pro leagues then some type of summer off-ice training is a good thing. 

Top 10 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer

Cold Winter Temps Trigger Brown Fat Burning-ACE Pro Source: February

Another good reason to invigorate your body outside in the winter. A dose of winter outdoor activity will do your body good.

Get Credentialed Advice

 With the New Year having just passed, the January rush at gyms and fitness centers has commenced.  It’s always a wonder why, come February, these new gymgoers empty back out even though their credit cards are still being charged $19.99 per month, month after month after month…