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Dr. Borys M. Chambul

A former Olympic athlete, champion discus thrower, and Canadian record holder, Dr. Borys Chambul knows a thing or two about pain. In fact, it was his own experience as a patient more than 30 years ago that set Dr. Chambul on the path to a career in chiropractic medicine. “I was being treated for a neck injury, but after a …

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It All Starts With Exercise

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last 18 months writing about how to optimize your fitness. There are lots of components;  diet, sleep,  minimizing stress but in my opinion, the most critical element is “Movement” or in other words exercise. Everyone has different reasons for getting active.  For me, it all started at the age 12.  I was …

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4 Key Benefits Of Time Under Tension Training

I was recently introduced to the concept of Time Under Tension Training (or TUT for short).   In a nutshell, TUT  refers to how long a muscle is under strain during a set. A typical set of 10 reps for an average lifter will take anywhere from 15-25 seconds depending on lifting speed. By putting a muscle under longer bouts of …

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Liam ‘Greyson’ Rodgers

What type of sports did you participate in as a kid? I was actually a really inactive kid: I came into weightlifting at the age of 18-19 with no athletic history. I’d always avoided physical activity at school and was horrendously out of shape the whole time. Weightlifting was really my first sport and this is one of my main …

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Protein Fluff

I’ve said it before and I will say it again, clean food does not have to be boring! There are endless possibilities when it comes to creating delicious and healthy meals. A great post workout meal, that comes from the BUFF DUDES is whipped cream protein fluff. This delicious post-workout recipe tastes great and only requires three ingredients! Nutritional Facts calories: …

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The Health Benefits of Saunas

In the early 2000s, I joined a tennis club that had a great wet sauna, more commonly referred to as, a steam room.  This steam room became a ritual for me during a period of my life where I was not able to do any resistance training due to chronic back pain. When I went back to the gym a …

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Adopting A Healthier Lifestyle Is A Marathon, Not A Sprint

A lot of people want to lead a healthier lifestyle or perhaps change a part of their appearance via fitness and proper nutrition, but what some fail to realize is, it doesn’t happen overnight. In this already fast-paced world, a lot of us expect everything too soon, including results. While somethings can be done with a click of a button, …

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Lesley Lander

Lesley has been a Canfitpro Certified Fitness Instructor for more than 25 years. Along with having a busy family with two kids and a full-time job, she teaches 6 different types of classes a week (spinning, total body conditioning, cardio kick, awesome abs…) and is always learning. Lesley also keeps active by running, biking, skiing and taking yoga classes for …

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Head-Off Bench Press Tutorial

Dr. Joel Seedman certainly knows his stuff. He is always exploring variations of exercises as well as standard exercises in order to help others. In the video below, he demonstrates how to do a head off bench press; a variation used when performing chest presses exercises. The head off bench press is great for ensuring your spine is well protecting, …