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Langley, Walnut Grove and Surrey's constant source of quality information in the Personal Training, Fat Loss, Strength and Conditioning, Fitness and Nutrition fields.

Flat Tire; Humble Pie

Go check your car/truck's tire pressure. Well maybe not right this minute, you've got a sweet blog post to read first. Although we'll get to why that might be a good idea in the very near future. This is a health and fitness blog. But humour me as I walk through the story that led me to eat a huge piece of humble pie.We have two vehicles in our fa...
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Coach Danny's Tips to a Better Sleep

Coach Danny's Tips to a Better Sleep
If you struggle with getting a good sleep you are not alone. I have had my ups and downs with not just getting the recommended duration of sleep but the deep quality sleep that we all need. When I was 13-15 I never gave a crap for sleep health or what is now called sleep hygiene. The bad thing was that I had a rough time shutting down getting into ...
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It's called a plank, not 'walk the plank'.

There has been a slightly alarming trend in the fitness industry that I want to address head on.  It is the idea that a workout needs to be 'tortuous' to be effective.  In fact I feel that this word and its synonyms should be removed to describe fitness altogether.  Listen first off let me qualify this by saying that long term health and fitness requires hard work, dedication and sweat.  The 'easy button' is a fallacy and is not promoted at my facility.  That being said there is no place for words to describe fitness in a manner that is ridiculously arduous, involves hours upon hours of repetitive 'insanity' or anything of the sort.  Where this idea that health and fitness somehow has to go to the next level is troublesome and extremely dissuading for members of our population that need to become more active.  

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Put on Your Mask First


We’ve all heard and seen it when we fly, the flight attendants diligently stand at the front and mid plane and go throughthe motions telling us stuff that we know will save our lives in the rare case of an on board emergency.  Why do we glaze over at this point?

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