STEROIDS – The good, the bad, and the ugly.

In this post we're talking about steroids. I'm not going to sit here and tell anyone to go on, or to not go on them, just to educate you. 1️⃣ There are different types ➡️ catabolic steroids are very common in medicines, anabolic steroids are those often abused to manipulate our bodies beyond their genetic …

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Quality over Quantity

Hey team, Today we are looking at the comparison of having a lot of meaningless things, and having a few important things you can have a deeper appreciation for. The idea of quality versus quantity is looking at what an individual values more: having more people/things around them OR having a deeper relationship/appreciation for the things you …

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Don’t get caught up in happiness, focus on being grateful.

Hey team,   I know many of you are going to jump at this one, saying "Matt, you just told us to find happiness within ourselves" and I still stand by that. However, let's take a deeper dive into what I mean when I say happiness. The idea of happiness can often be misconstrued into …

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Training Power, When is it appropriate?

Hey friends, A common question is when is it appropriate to train for a power focus, and with who? Is it contraindicative to train power with the average client? Power is most definitely a fickle beast, it is the combination of strength and speed within an exercise. The combination of those two elements of the …

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Pre-workout, is it dangerous?

Hey team, Today we look at a relatively new phenomenon in the fitness industry, pre-workout. An argument could be made that pre-workout was popularized in the mid 1980's and has significantly grown in popularity, variety in gimmicks, flavours, and reasons why they are the "miracle supplement". Pre-workout is designed to be a flavoured drink that …

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Don’t reinvent the wheel, drive your own course.

Hey friends, For our Monday Motivation, we're looking at trying to redesign the core values of a situation. My advice to you, as a trainer and individual, try to emulate the successes of those that came before you, and use that success to drive your own course. What do I mean, allow yourself to take …

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