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The Turkish Get Up – Where Strength meets rehab

My case to warm up with the Turkish Get Up (TGU) every day! Most of the movements we do in the box with a barbell are flexion and extension (sagittal plane) dominant movements and it is important to also do rotation and side-to-side movements (transverse and frontal planes).  By moving in the…

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Benefits of Vitamin D on Athletic Performance and Recovery

Vitamin D has been getting a lot of attention in the sports nutrition community in recent years for it’s potential benefits in performance and recovery. Since the days are getting shorter and sunlight is at an all time low, what better time than now to discuss Vitamin D! Vitamin D…

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No! Not my sweet, sweet bacon!

I’m sure you’ve all heard by now about the latest press release from the WHO (World Health Organization) evaluating the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red and processed meat. Now that the dust has settled and everyone has developed their own opinion on the matter, let’s look at it from…

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HOW TO SPOT A FAD DIET

Gluten-free, Paleo, the China Study, Atkins, Keto and many other diets have plagued the sports nutrition community for years. Of course it’s easy for any Dietitian to be able to spot a fad diet when we see one, that’s what we’re trained to do. We’re trained to be skeptical of…

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Recipe of the week: Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup   This is one of my most favourite recipes. This dish provides a great source of complex carbohydrates, protein, fibre, and flavour! This is great on it’s own or to compliment your meal   Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Serves: 6-8   Ingredients 2…

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