Breaking Down the Squat

I consider the squat the most important exercise for most athletes. It is the number one movement in all of my strength programs. I tell my clients that athletes are built from the ground up. If they... more »

Norfolk Fire & Rescue Focuses on Physical, Mental Health Training

May is Mental Health Awareness month and some fire departments are taking a proactive approach to incorporate that awareness in their workplace. According to a recent report from, N... more »

Understanding the Rehabilitation of Tactical Athletes

In sports, top-level athletes are given extensive resources in an effort to optimize their health and get the most out of their in-game performance. Unfortunately, society does not always treat our t... more »

Combining Firefighter Training with Fitness Regimen

A recent story from highlighted the opportunity to aid firefighters' physical capability and wellness that lies in a regular part of their service is training. Below is an excerpt f... more »

Retaining Defensive Tactics in Police Officers

Common to defensive tactics training is the bare bones of training methods: the instructor shows a technique, the officers perform three to five repetitions of the same skill, and the group moves on ... more »

Researchers Want to Study How Sport Can Help Soldiers, Veterans

A team of university researchers is looking for veterans and active Canadian soldiers, including those from Edmonton, to participate in a study on how physical activity builds connections. The re... more »