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Feet – an Integral Part to Your Training Routine

Having been in the fitness industry in a professional capacity for over 10 years, I have found that a sound structure is a fundamental element to a successful training plan. Structure is a direct reference to the bones and the joints that the bones form. Having a knowledge of joint structures and how they are designed to work makes a …

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4 Non-Physical Ways Working Out Enhances Your Life

Time is money. The more free time we have, the more we can allocate that time towards income producing activities. It can be very difficult to find the time needed to exercise regularly especially when its competing with the numerous other things we could be doing. But don’t hang up the gloves just yet. There may be a way to …

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Dr. Schreiber’s Top Ten Natural Testosterone Boosters

Current research shows that forty percent of men over 45 have low testosterone.  Low testosterone is associated with a host of age related ailments, including decreased muscle mass, decreased sex drive, depression, dementia, trouble sleeping, fatigue and an abnormal pain response, among others.  This is not just a man’s issue.  Women also suffer from low testosterone levels.  Many pain syndromes, …

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15 Foods To Speed Metabolism

Dr. Scott Schreiber shares his knowledge on metabolism through this thorough and detailed article, written by himself. Everyone wants a faster metabolism, but can certain foods make it a reality?  The answer is…Yes, they can!  Here are 15 foods that will speed up your metabolism, accelerating your gains while keeping you lean and healthy! 1) Hot peppers-Capsaicin, the compound that …

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The Importance of Recovery

There are many different aspects to fitness and to living a fit lifestyle. We touch a lot on two of the more obvious branches of the fitness tree; nutrition and working out. That’s because they are two very essential aspects and there are many different factors to each which are different for every person. Another very important part of living …

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The Benefits of Muscle Activation Technique

Muscle Activation Technique, or MAT for short, isn’t the most well known form of physical treatment but it has actually been getting more press recently. Many professional athletes including Peyton Manning are publicly extolling its virtues. Manning was quoted in a Sports Illustrated article claiming that MAT was one of the main reasons he was able to resurrect his Hall …

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How To Become an Adult Onset Exerciser

Starting a new fitness program, or starting at a gym can be an overwhelming decision and can seem like a daunting task, at any age, let alone, if it is a decision you are making later in life, but it’s not a decision you are likely to regret and the sooner you make that choice, the better. When it comes …

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Pros and Cons of Intermittent Fasting

First things first, what is intermittent fasting? It’s important to set out that it is not a diet. Intermittent fasting is a pattern of eating, where you schedule your meals in such a way that you are getting the most out of them possible. It does not change what you eat, the way that diets do, it simply changes when …

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INFOGRAPHIC: Johnny Olsen’s Tips For the Best Bicep Curl

Everyone wants big guns with perfect peaks. Not everyone know what they need to do in training to achieve them. The Bicep Curl has to be one of the most popular movements on gym floors today but many people are not hitting the bicep muscle safely and/or effectively. Fitness expert Johnny Olsen shared key pointers on how to master your best bicep …

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Ticket Giveaway: United Boxing Promotions – “Fight Night Live!”

We are giving away a pair of floor seat tickets for the upcoming “Fight Night Live” at the Hershey Centre on November 19th! The event is set to showcase some of Canada’s top professional boxers. Our friend and FitAfter45 contributor, Don Nelson will be sending two seasoned competitors from his Oshawa-based Motor City Boxing Club. Jerome ‘The Wildcat’ Gabriel will be …