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Karen Furneaux – Strong Beauty: Power Up The Champion Within

November 26th, 2018
I recently caught up with Karen Furneaux and had a great chat with her. Karen is a Canadian Fitness legend and a FitAfter45 contributor. She is a 3-time Olympian, a 2-time World Champion, and winner of over 9 international medals; all over her 20-year professional sprint kayaking career. Karen is also the Founder of I...

Wayne Sutherland

November 21st, 2018
Wayne Sutherland is the co-founder of Elite Fitness Team Inc. His specialties involve online fitness coaching and weight loss transformation. What type of sports did you participate in as a kid? My love for sports started in university which is where I started playing basketball. What injuries, if any, have you have to overcome as...

Fred Hoffman

November 8th, 2018
Fred is the owner of Fitness Resources, an education, and consultancy company and is the author of Going Global: An Expert’s Guide to Working Abroad in the International Fitness Industry. He has been working in the wellness and health industry for over thirty years as a master trainer, program developer, and consultant. He is a...

Cannabis and Exercise: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

November 6th, 2018
On October 17th of this year, cannabis was officially legalized in Canada. This was a pivotal moment in Canadian history and drew a plethora of opinions and stances on the matter at hand. There are those who are elated with the legalization of cannabis and those who are concerned about how it will impact factors...

Michael Israetel, PhD

October 26th, 2018
Bio Mike Israetel holds a PhD in Sport Physiology and is currently the Head Sport Scientist for Renaissance Periodization. Israetel was formerly a professor of Exercise and Sport Science in the School of Public Health at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, where he taught several courses, including Nutrition for Public Health, Advanced Sports Nutrition and...

Kelvin King Jr.

October 26th, 2018
Kelvin King, Jr is the owner of Creative Athletic Movements, and serves as a High School Strength and Conditioning coach and consultant. Kelvin is a highly sought after strength and conditioning expert and writer who works with athletes in the Washington, DC area. Kelvin is a frequent contributor to TNATION, STACK, NSCA PT Quarterly and...

Balance Training – More Than Standing On One Foot

October 23rd, 2018
Bring up the word balance and visions of gym goers performing circus tricks on a stability ball is probably the first thing that pops into your head. Balance training is not doing bicep curls while standing on a Stability ball or channeling your inner Cirque du Soleil in front of the dumbbell rack.  Balance training...

Shane McLean

October 17th, 2018
A.C.E CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER HOMETOWN– Melbourne, Australia EDUCATION- American Council of Exercise Certified Personal Trainer SPECIALTIES Post Rehab Older Adult Strength training Balance training PHILOSOPHY– I’m a big believer in exercise being a gift for the body and never a punishment. Exercise is fun and never just a “work” out.  My training style is focused...

What is a News-Free Diet and How Can it Help Me?

October 13th, 2018
The internet is saturated with the term diet. No matter where you turn, you will find a plethora of diets; some that are useful for the everyday person and some that are downright extreme. I wanted to touch a bit on the world of dieting, but not your traditional low-carb or juice diets, or anything along...