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Plate Swings

The kettle bell swing is certainly an amazing exercise that helps you regain posture and works a plethora of muscles simultaneously- hips, glutes, hamstrings, and shoulders to name a few! This movement aids in developing strength, power, and balance. With that being said, why wouldn’t you want to incorporate this into your workout regime? Although, the real question is: how …

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Top Ways to Boost Workout Intensity

  Intensity plays a massive role in achieving the best possible results. Fitness is all about how you work while you are working and the more you give, the more you get!  So, how can you maximize your intensity in order to enhance your workouts? These fitness experts will tell you just how!   Igor Klibanov – CEO, Fitness Solutions …

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Tetsuji Nakamura

  Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura is a Sensei at Shudokan, a dojo located in Burlington, Ontario. He was referred to myself by LSM Advisor, Noor Kapur. Noor and her husband, Aman, have worked with LSM for over 10 years and share my passion for fitness and helping others secure a better tomorrow for their families. Noor is a student at Shudokan; …

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Common Plank Mistakes

The Plank. It’s become a staple of workouts everywhere and promises to be the ultimate core workout that can be done anywhere as it requires no weights or equipment. As an isometric exercise (meaning that it is performed in a static position), the main goal when performing a plank is to find your perfect form and hold it solidly for …

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Benefits of Unplugging

Modern life is on a screen. We can deny it. We can choose to remain oblivious to it. We can make excuses for why that isn’t us, by saying that we take time to enjoy being outdoors, and I’m so active I don’t have time to be on my phone. If that’s true congrats, but for most of us, having …

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The Benefits of Chiropractic

A big part of the pie getting into better shape, and staying in shape, along with fitness and diet is taking care of your body and your health. As you get older that can become more and more important, as tweaks and twinges can more easily blow up into nagging chronic injuries. There are a lot of different ways you …

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Trapped to Limitless: Q&A with Otilia Kiss

What was your inspiration behind writing From Trapped to Limitless: 7 Steps to to Healthy Living Without Limits? A few years ago, my life as I knew it came to a stall. I was burnt out, stressed and overwhelmed. I couldn’t see a way out. My health, my relationships and my career were not where I wanted them to be …

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The Participaction 150 Playlist

Participaction is an organization that has been around since the early 1970’s, that has always preached the health benefits of living an active lifestyle and participating in sports. While their most well known campaign may have been the Body Break movement with Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod, their efforts go well beyond that one series. Their newest campaign is in …

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How to Instantly Boost Chin-Up Performance

Chin-ups are a classic exercise that work the back and upper body. Chin-ups are great for further targeting your latissimus dorsi and biceps. When performed properly, this exercise is extremely effective on these areas. However, when performed incorrectly, the output does not give the same results. Strength Coach, Charles Poliquin, shares how to improve your chin-up performance to maximize those upper …

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The Pros and Cons of Foam Rolling

We’ve all seen foam rollers at the gym, usually in the stretching area. Some of us may have used them, and for some they remain just another of those pieces of equipment at the gym that we ignore because it’s not a treadmill or a free weight. But the foam roller is there for a reason, and for some it …