Let’s talk about eating disorders today. There are common misconceptions that surround the terms ‘eating disorders’. This article will focus on breaking down a lot of the stigma associated with eating disorders, serve as a guide for the general population and providing practical advice on how to achieve one’s health and fitness goals with anContinue reading “Eating Disorders, Weight Loss and Optimizing Health”
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PCOS – What is it and how can we train/eat for it?
You can also listen to this as a 6 min audio, click here As seen on one of our latest Instagram posts, PCOS affects women by causing missed or late periods, cysts in the ovaries and producing higher male hormones. Here we will go further in depth and cover some strategies for PCOS in preventingContinue reading “PCOS – What is it and how can we train/eat for it?”
Osteoarthritis and Physical activity
This article will cover Osteoarthritis (OA). Most people don’t know what this is until they reach their older years. Some people may have a family member with OA. It’s very common and prevents individuals from exercising. We will cover the disease itself and some basic strategies to reduce the negative impacts from it. Osteoarthritis isContinue reading “Osteoarthritis and Physical activity”
Prehab – What Is It and How Can You Incorporate It
Surgery can be a big and scary experience for many people. Whether the operation is a major one or a minor one it nevertheless is daunting for many people. The feelings of fear can be attributed to the outcome of the procedure, the unknowingness of what may happen, and recovery. Although many factors are outContinue reading “Prehab – What Is It and How Can You Incorporate It”
One Dumbbell? No Problem – An Array of Exercises You Can Perform NOW
Most people usually own a dumbbell that has a random weight to it. It’ll probably be from a random garage sale or from the 1980’s. Most people will use that dumbbell to do tons of curls (like I did when I first started out lifting weights) or as a doorstopper. This is mainly because mostContinue reading “One Dumbbell? No Problem – An Array of Exercises You Can Perform NOW”
Will Marijuana hurt your gains?
This article is meant to highlight the research on Marijuana smoking and exercise. Whether or not you use it is entirely up to you. I recommend sharing it with any friends that you know that may be involved in smoking the ‘herb’. Let’s dive in.
How Komail Shred Body Fat, Gained Muscle and Optimized His Life After Shoulder Surgery
Komail (last name removed for privacy) came to Myofiber Canada to shed some body fat and strengthen his shoulder post-op labrum repair. He’d been to countless professionals and was looking for the next best way to return to the life he had before. I sent him a few questions over email to answer after working with meContinue reading “How Komail Shred Body Fat, Gained Muscle and Optimized His Life After Shoulder Surgery”
How Jawaad Kick-started His Workouts at Home With the 28 Day Fitness Challenge
Below is an interview transcript conducted with Jawaad (last name removed for privacy) over a Zoom call. It outlines his experience with the monthly Myofiber 28 day at home fitness challenge. 1. What was the fitness goal you wanted to work on going into this challenge? Build strength, some muscle definition. 2. Can you tellContinue reading “How Jawaad Kick-started His Workouts at Home With the 28 Day Fitness Challenge”
How Ali got stronger, leaner and improved his lifestyle using the 28 day fitness challenge
Below is a transcript from an interview with a successful participant within the 28 day fitness challenge we offered in June 2020. Ali’s full name was not used due to privacy reasons. Shaneh: What was the fitness goal you wanted to work on going into this challenge? Ali: I started working out a lot lastContinue reading “How Ali got stronger, leaner and improved his lifestyle using the 28 day fitness challenge”
Exercising too much or too little? How to find the balance.
So where does one draw the line with an exercise routine? How can you tell if you should adjust your routine or you’re doing too much already? Some individuals still see progress doing the same thing day in and day out but should you? And are those people really doing the same thing day inContinue reading “Exercising too much or too little? How to find the balance.”