Breathing Rhythms: The Ins and Outs

Variability is defined as a lack of consistency or pattern. An environment of change. In certain aspects of performance variability is perceived as a negative, but with breathing the ability to call upon varied breathing patterns is a strength. Breathing directly influences your Autonomic Nervous System involving the activation of the sympathetic branch (fight or…

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How Do I Mix Up My Workouts?

The Physical Activity Guidelines (PAG) report indicates the average adult needs to participate in 4-8 hours of weekly physical activity to enhance their overall vitality. The report further details that the activity should include 2 hours of strength training and the remaining to be a blend of moderate to high intensity activity. At face value…

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Do you deserve to be lifting that much weight?

You’re training for your sport, lifting to get stronger, but do you deserve to be deadlifting, squatting or benching the weight that’s on the bar?   It’s an important question to ask yourself.  Going too big without building the proper foundation first can lead to injury and stall performance gains. I recently had an athlete…

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