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ring rows

Ring Rows: Common Mistakes we see

By Christina Prevett | June 20, 2019

Ring rows are a great way to build strength in the upper back and lats. They also help a ton if one of your goals is getting your first pull-up pull-up.  So ring rows are awesome but can I be doing them wrong???? For sure you can be! Here are some of the common faults […]

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Shin Splints

How to Avoid Shin Splints While Running

By Christina Prevett | May 7, 2019

The weather this weekend was beautiful! It was great seeing everyone get outdoors and enjoy everything Kingston has to offer. The other amazing thing about Kingston is all of the trails that run downtown right along the water. You’re starting to see people wanting to get into shape and running outside again! One thing that […]

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child's pose yoga low back

Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Low Back & Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | April 28, 2019

You work hard in the gym to build muscle, burn fat and crush your goals, but what are you doing to work on your recovery? Every exercise regimen should include recovery elements. These include proper nutrition, sleep, and any other actions taken to maximize the body’s repair, such as mobility work! One way to get […]

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protein bowl

Super easy, Super fast Protein Bowl

By Christina Prevett | March 27, 2019

Delicious and very easy to switch it up, you can put brown rice, rice, or pasta to switch up the base flavour so you don’t get bored. If you aren’t a huge fan of spinach, you can add which ever veggie you want.  Ingredients needed: 1/3 cup uncooked quinoa Handful favourite veggies 6 hard boiled […]

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keto diet

The Keto Diet: Why is it the New Craze??

By Christina Prevett | March 22, 2019

Keto at a Glance:  The Keto diet is generally safe for general population and can reduce the risk of chronic diseases Generally good for endurance athletes after a period of time May have an adverse effect on strength athletes (you feel weaker)  I’m sure we’ve all heard of the Keto, or the Ketogenic diet, by […]

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pull-up

So you want to do a pull-up??

By Christina Prevett | March 20, 2019

With summer on its way (hopefully), we get a ton of people asking us about how to get their first pull-up! So we wanted to give you a bit of a breakdown of what that looks like.  First off, there are a few ways to do a pull-up. You’ll see early in the video,  I […]

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