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My 2 Favorite Exercises for Functional Strength

My 2 Favorite Exercises for Functional Strength

There are literally thousands of exercises out there that you could choose to do. Yet, so many of the exercises I see performed in the gym or on YouTube have little transferability to sport or real life situations.

On the other side of the spectrum, there are also some exercises that not only have great bang-for-your-buck but also help you develop functional strength...

Author: Mark Murdoch, Kinesiologist, Chiropractic Student. Have questions? Email me. I want to help! mark@leofitness.ca

What are the "Energy Systems" and how to train them - Part 1: Background and ATP-PCr

What are the "Energy Systems" and how to train them - Part 1: Background and ATP-PCr

Most individuals you see in the gym are there because they have been told it is good for them. They're told they need to get 150 minutes moderate intensity physical activity per week, which they usually do by slogging away on the treadmill, elliptical or stationary bike. But are they really better off? Are they actually getting fitter?

Our bodies, in their infinite sophistication, employ 3 primary energy systems which are the ATP-PCr, Anaerobic-Glycolytic and the Aerobic/Oxidative system

We will start by discussing how energy in the muscle is used.

Author: Mark Murdoch, Kinesiologist, Chiropractic Student. Have questions? Email me. I want to help! mark@leofitness.ca