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May 2, 2019

IS IT TIME TO MOVE?


As humans, we live primarily in one of four houses:

The house of SAD


The house of MAD


The house of SCARED


The house of GLAD


Which house do you live in? Is it time to move?


In order to live in the house of GLAD, which is where all positive human emoti...

April 8, 2019

As we all know, self sufficiency is very important when it comes to nutrition. No cookie cutter meal plans or restrictive diets. It's all about maximizing enjoyment and adherence while still being able to consistently achieve our goals. This is why we learn to self tra...

April 2, 2019

YES! Tracking your food intake relative to your goals is absolutely imperative if you're looking to maximize your results.

Let's look at it this way:

Lifting weights at the gym = grass seed
Proper nutrition = water and fertilizer

If you simply throw down some grass seed o...

February 5, 2019

PRE-SLEEP CHECKLIST

1. Set a sleep alarm 1 hour before your desired sleep time.

2. Once your sleep alarm goes off, eliminate all technology and screen time and dim down the lights.

3. Complete your nightly routine: shower, brush teeth, wash face, put out clothes etc.

4. Fo...

January 24, 2019

As most of you know, we love anything that is quantifiable and measurable, which is why we've created this formula. Extrapolating how you feel into numbers should help to paint a clear picture of WHY you're performing/feeling the way you are.

We begin with assessing our...

January 17, 2019

What happens when we sleep? During sleep, we cycle through 4 distinct stages - N1, N2, N3, and REM. Each stage is equally important and serves it's own purpose. The two stages that get the most attention, however, are N3 and REM.


During N3 sleep, we experience the grow...

November 21, 2018

STANDARD GUIDELINES

  • Calories, protein and fiber are the three most important targets to hit each day. Carbohydrates and fat don't need to be exact, but do your best to accurately reach those targets as well.

  • It's okay if you go above your fiber target - anythin...

November 19, 2018

Have you followed True Strength Personal Training on Instagram yet? If not, here's what you'll get: even more content created just for you, to help you live a strong, resilient, pain free life. Follow us @TrueStrengthBarrie and join the movement.

PLANKS

The exer...

July 21, 2018

A lot of people are under the impression that to lose fat, you need to perform endless hours of cardio and suffer through grueling circuits of burpees, box jumps and mountain climbers. If you’re guilty of this, today is your lucky day, because we’re going to talk about...

July 16, 2018

In this series, we'll be addressing some key movements that serve a very important purpose for becoming strong, resilient and pain free. These movements act as functional cornerstones, providing us with the capacity to move efficiently, buffer ware and tear and drastic...

April 24, 2018

In this series, we'll be addressing some key movements that serve a very important purpose for becoming strong, functional and pain free. These movements act as functional cornerstones and provide us with the capacity to move efficiently, buffer ware and tear and drast...

April 17, 2018

In this series, we'll be addressing some key movements that serve a very important purpose for becoming strong, functional and pain free. These movements act as functional cornerstones and provide us with the capacity to move efficiently, buffer ware and tear and drast...

April 9, 2018

In this series, we'll be addressing some key movements that serve a very important purpose for becoming strong, functional and pain free. These movements act as functional cornerstones and provide us with the capacity to move efficiently, buffer ware and tear and drast...

March 20, 2018

Many people love the idea of working with an in-home trainer. Turns out that's probably not the most effective way to reach your goals.

EXERCISE SELECTION

That old universal cable machine and pair of dumbbells collecting dust in your basement just aren't going to cut it....

March 12, 2018

When it comes to maximizing core training there needs to be a shift in both application and terminology. Instead of opting for a strong core, your focus should be on developing a stable core. Differentiating the two could be the difference between longevity and encount...

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