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Posture

A Fresh Perspective Ever gone to a seminar or an event and had your opinions completely and utterly turned on their heads? Only believing in one way of doing things and suddenly…. there’s a new way (only it’s not new it’s just looking from a different perspective). I had this experience recently when I had…

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Lateral Carries

Balance is beautiful, yet we aren’t perfectly symmetrical. When it comes to strengthening and supporting the body, deliberate uneven heavy carries can help shift towards balance front to back and left to right. Embrace the imbalance, while doing your best to even out the scales. Walking with Weight- one side (0:32) Walking with Weight Overhead-…

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Rotation Training

Supporting Your Body It’s 24/7, 365 days and 360 DEGREES. Full spinal and body support means resisting and absorbing tension from any angle. Try some deliberate 360 degree weighted spins. They can help with: unlocking restricted movement patterns adding strength adding support priming alertness increasing concentration protection for your spine For whatever life throws at…

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Neck & Upper Back Movement

Exercise and movement are a great way to improve neck and upper back movement. Specifically increasing strength, prevent upper back hunching and reducing neck fatigue. It can potentially prevent neck pain, reduce headaches and tension. Here’s 3 great movements designed to maximally strengthen the supportive muscles of the upper neck and shoulders.  Full Length Video…

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Core Strength

Core training, a standing option Training the core. We believe your core is vital to supporting you through all moves of life. When training your core, try an upright, standing position, the way we naturally evolved. Training and firing the core muscles can provide a much more dynamic and strong foundation. It can also help…

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Lateral Movements

Inactive or Lazy Gluts? Lateral movements are key to firing glut and extensor muscles through the lower back and minimising hip flexor strain. Restoring Glut activity can help prevent: lower back pain disc problems sciatica hip and knee troubles Lateral moves are key in starting to restore the balance. Give these movements a try and…

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Mental Muscle Training

Many of you know, a little while ago I tackled something dubbed the Extreme 3 Challenge. It involved 2 extreme ultra distance triathlons in Alaska & Canada and an additional 50km Ultramarathon in Southern California all over 3 consecutive weekends. In total the racing included 7km of swimming, 362km of cycling, 138km of running and…

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Pressing Reset

Life is full speed ahead! At 100mph it’s easy to get caught up in the “to do” list. The “honey do” list, the “chores,” hourly work appointments, kids sport, extracurricular activities, fitness training or heaven forbid your own health and wellness appointments. It is way to easy to go from one task to another, never…

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Xtreme Tri Challenge

The stars aligned in 2019, for the first time ever both North American Xtreme triathlons were lining up on back to back weekends. Alaskaman June 29th and Canadaman July 7th. Coincidentally this was the same time we had planned a family holiday for my wife and kids to visit her family in Southern California. Then…

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Run The Peak

The final of my Extreme 3 Challenge. Lake Cuyamaca and Pinnacle Endurance’s ‘Run The Peak‘ 50k. After back to back weekends of Xtreme Ironman distance triathlons I got to admit, I was a little excited to “only” have a 50k run to do…. The week leading up to the race I did zero training. I…

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