I love lists! I think it is all related to my diagnosed OCD. Ever since I can remember I loved to make lists, read lists; pretty much anything with lists. Lists put everything and anything into nice little organized rows. Literally anything can be made into or put into a list. They can be long […]
The end of a racing season can be a stressful and confusing time when athletes are unsure what to do next. This is a critical time of year when an athlete can make big decisions that will affect the next season’s racing and results. Rather than filled with stress, triathletes should spend this time of […]
A PURPOSE RIDDEN BY RYAN CORREY Rocky Mountain Books, 479pp. 2016 A Purpose Ridden is the inspirational story of an ambitious cyclist in search for purpose in his ride through life. This book kept me enthralled as I found myself night after night up until midnight, jumping from one fascinating chapter to the next. Ryan […]
A great class at the University of Lethbridge to get you ready for next triathlon season OR just simply get you in shape! Refer a friend and receive 1 month of FREE online training valued at $90!!! Indoor run Mondays, swim Wednesdays, indoor bike on Fridays. All levels welcome. No membership required.
Swimming in open water is a huge benefit when training for a triathlon. Unfortunately in Southern Alberta swim-able water is hard to come by, so frequent trips out to British Columbia are a welcome change to training. Here is a movie of my last outing in Kootenay Lake in Kaslo, BC.
Representing one’s country at a world-class event is not something that one tires of quickly. After competing in the ITU Age Group Sprint World Championships the previous year in London, England, I was ready and excited to represent Canada at another world championships; this time in Edmonton, Canada. The training season went extremely well! Despite […]
Core work. You hear it all the time! But what is it? And why is it so important? No! It is not about doing countless crunches and focusing on those abdominals. The core is much more complex than that. The functional core includes any of the muscle groups that hold the pelvis and spine in […]
It seems like a crazy thing for a personal trainer to say, but hiring a trainer does not always work. Don’t get me wrong! I believe full-heartedly in personal training! But the truth is that there are countless individuals out there who believe that the solution to all their fitness woes is to hire a […]
Another year has passed and millions of Canadians are making New Year’s resolutions. One of the most common resolutions made at the beginning of the year is to lose weight, live a healthier lifestyle and exercise more. Unfortunately only 8% of individuals are successful in keeping their New Year’s resolutions.1 Statistically speaking, that is A […]
Runners are traditionally not known to be weight lifters. However, anyone who understands the biomechanics of running knows that running efficiency and speed can be improved with the utilization of resistance training. But before you go to your local fitness centre, pick up some dumbbells and do some bicep curls, read this list of the […]