Work Dat Peach: Thomas’s Top 5 Exercises for a Bigger and Stronger Backside

If there’s one thing I know how to do, it’s get a bigger butt. In the last year and a half, I’ve added 5 inches and a ton of strength to my hip area. While this process has definitely led to me becoming the “butt” of more than a few jokes, having a strong posterior

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Gluten-Free Partridgeberry Orange Flax Muffins

Partridgeberries! How lucky are Newfoundlanders to have these ruby red gems practically at our doorsteps? Known as lingonberries on the mainland, partridgeberries are typically ready to be picked in early fall and may even last through the winter under the snow. Find them in acidic soil near barrens or coastal areas.  If you can figure

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How to Properly Perform the Hip Hinge

By Angie Hurley, CSCS, CAT(C) A movement is never all or nothing. All movements and exercises in the gym can be scaled through various methods to make them easier (regressing) or more difficult (progressing). Depending on factors such as training experience, body awareness, injury, fatigue, and muscle soreness, an exercise variation can be appropriately selected

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Building Habits in a Pandemic Era

By Angie Hurley, CSCS, CAT(C) A habit is a regular activity or action. In our current situation, where lives were disrupted to an extreme with no firm deadline in sight for a full return to normalcy, we can lose our good habits and develop negative ones. While it may have taken you years to build

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Supper in 45 Minutes: A Love Story Featuring Tofu

By Julia Howard MPH, RHN, Run Coach Me: I wish I could eat more plant-based. Also me: I hate tofu. There must be a way around this tofu thing.  ………………………………. When I wanted to incorporate more plant-based proteins into my diet, I started easy with cans of beans. I liked the texture of beans and

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