Since the early 1990’s and early 2000’s, foam rolling or self myofascial release has been recommended by massage therapists, physiotherapists and some advanced strength & conditioning coaches to improve or maintain tissue quality and as a means to promote recovery between training sessions or competitions. For a history of foam rolling research, check out my
It was a hot and humid 30-degrees Celsius when we were running and all I could think about was “Don’t over heat! Don’t over heat!” We were on a one-week vacation down in the Dominican Republic from the arctic St. John’s, Newfoundland. Apart from the 40-degree temperature difference from where we came from, the humidity
Well, it’s the beginning of 2015 and many of you probably have at least one fitness, nutrition or health related resolution you want to crush this year. I know you’ve got the best intentions, I know you’re feeling motivated, for many people that’s not the problem. The problem is first building the awareness of what
2014 was a fantastic year for me as I built up enough of a clientele to need a waitlist. My focus was on building the business which meant less time and energy left for blogging. Despite not writing as much as I did in 2013, I produced some beneficial exercise videos. Here are my top
Looking for a challenging workout that combines moving and creating force in 3-dimensions? Check out this 3 exercise circuit that utilizes the Ultimate Sandbag (www.JKConditioning.com/USB): A1) Lateral Deadlift Clean to Rotational Overhead Press A2) Rotational Clean to Front Loaded Lateral Lunge A3) Single Leg Romanian Deadlift to Bent Over Row Perform each exercise for 40-seconds.