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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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Top 5 Keys to Get Shredded and Keep Your Gains

This FitAfter45.ca article was written by Certified Personal Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach, Josh Hewett. In additional to being a personal trainer and coach, Josh is also public speaker, author, and the founder of T.B. Strength Athletics. The majority of my clients come to me with one main goal: to lose body fat. In my opinion, simply losing weight for …

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Deirdre Quinn

When did your athletic career/interest in athletics begin? I’ve always been athletic in some form or fashion since elementary school. I played soccer, basketball and softball throughout my high school years. Running was my real love, but my school did not offer it at the time, so I joined programs outside of the school that did include track. I got …

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Katherine Roberts

Bio – Katherine Roberts is the founder and President of both Katherine Roberts’ Yoga For Baseball and Yoga For Golfers. She served 13 years as a Major League Baseball with the Oakland A’s, LA Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds,Texas Rangers and the Milwaukee Brewers. Katherine also works with both PGA and LPGA golfers and her Yoga for …

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Maureen ‘Mo’ Hagan

  Maureen ‘Mo’ Hagan is the Vice President of Program, Innovation and Fitness Development with Goodlife Fitness. Hailing from Oakville, Mo has had a life long love affair with fitness and built herself a career where she can not only encourage others to live a healthier more fit life, but she can also be an agent for healthy change in …

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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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Jason Spilberg

    Bio Jason is a Holistic Nutritionist who used his own desire to find a more natural path to health to create a brand new profession for himself as a Holistic Nutritionist. The owner of Nutrition inspired strives to inspire people to live a healthier life. Through interactive workshops, individual sessions and gatherings he will help you to discover …

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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 …