How To Step Up And Stand Out To Create A Life Full Of Meaning

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“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

Guest article by Tony Fahkry

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A life of meaning becomes apparent by stepping up to play a greater version of your life.

Commitment and passion are essential to living a complete life. One calls you to honour your path and the other to embrace the challenges that lie ahead.

To play big in the game of life, one must take bold risks without retreating into the comforts of the known. Continue reading “How To Step Up And Stand Out To Create A Life Full Of Meaning”

Back pain and strength training

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Back pain and strength training can go hand in hand if you don’t know what to avoid or assess prior to starting a program. It’s important to know that with the right approach and knowledge, chances of back pain can be avoided all together.
Have you ever gone to tie up your shoes or pick up a pen and felt your back “go out”? This is all too common these days with people not moving well, sitting for a living and not learning correct techniques in the gym. Continue reading “Back pain and strength training”

Putting in work

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It all comes down to putting in the work. Everyone wants the next new diet, training program or supplement that is going to promise him or her those elusive goals that they are after. Whether it’s the bikini body, super human strength or those washboard abs, it makes no difference – just do the work.

Getting technical and employing the latest methods all still have one fundamental principle… that is application i.e. doing the work. Continue reading “Putting in work”

Free Arm Training Guide

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Let’s be honest, regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman, at some point in your life I’m sure you’ve wanted or admired the toned arms of a friend, colleague or celebrity. You know the ones I’m talking about, the set of arms that will both stop traffic AND open tight jars! Women appreciate the well-toned and svelte arms of Frist Lady, Michelle Obama and men aspire to a be like Hugh Jackman in Wolverine.

See free training program at the bottom of this article Continue reading “Free Arm Training Guide”

Food that works for you

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There are no shortages of new diets or nutritional experts that can help with your health and body composition goals these days. With expanding science and the ability to self monitor the effects of certain foods or macronutrients on your body, we can now effectively pin point what is going to be best for optimal results. Measuring biomarkers, such as blood work, body fat % and monitoring energy levels can give you factual evidence on what works best and doesn’t work at all for your body.

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A maximum bang-for-buck program for the time-poor!

 

Late last year, a good friend of mine asked me to write him a program to help him get in shape for his upcoming wedding. I was chuffed at the opportunity to help him and to showcase my skills in this area, as I was very confident that I had all the tools to get him in the best shape possible. As a friend, I relaxed my approach and skipped some of the early steps to get straight into the nitty gritty of assessment and program design, as time was of the essence – we only had 8 weeks to prepare. Mistake ONE. After completing a movement screen, body fat analysis and a short dietary recall, I created the program and showed him how to perform all the required tasks. Continue reading “A maximum bang-for-buck program for the time-poor!”