Rest Equals Success

Rest in the fitness and sport world is sometimes overlooked and ignored. Often in the fitness industry marketers advocate people to be leaner, bigger or faster but not much is mentioned about rest and recovery. To get the results you want to see in the gym, you can’t...

Exercising During Cold Season

The cold and flu season are well underway and in Canada this year, hospitals are seeing higher volumes of patients with influenza (Dangerfield, 2017). Many of us who exercise regularly debate when a cold hits whether it is smart to “sweat it out” or stay home and get...

Alternative to Olympic lifts

Over the last decade the fitness industry has seen a rise in Olympic lifts. Although, their popularity has risen, what is the effectiveness and overall purpose of Olympic lifting? According to “Science of Sport” evidence suggests they are an effective tool for...

New Year Resolutions

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is fast approaching. Many of us declare some sort of resolution for the new year, and here at MPC, inevitably we are involved in resolutions regarding fitness. It’s hard sometimes for our approach to fitness to be heard above all the...

Neural Activation

This past weekend, MPC worked with athletes from across Ontario who were taking part in the Kingston Aero’s Trampoline Club training camp. The focus of the workshop we hosted was to teach the athletes how to incorporate neural activation and speed drills into their...

Eccentrics

The Definition of Eccentric according to Oxford Dictionaries can be defined as “(of a person or their behaviour) unconventional and slightly strange” (Oxford Dictionaries, 2017). Eccentric as it pertains to the fitness world has a much deeper meaning. Eccentric is the...

Understanding Strength Training

We hear the term ‘strength training’ used frequently, not just in the fitness industry but also in casual conversation among friends, colleagues and relatives. But what truly is strength training, and why are people engaging in it? ‘Strong’ is having the power to move...

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