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Mobility vs. Stability

Written by: Dave Trough   I often look at my clients as either mobility-centric clients or stability-centric clients. First, we must discuss what the difference is between mobility and stability. Mobility is having the ability to move freely and easily. This means that we move without restriction; we can move from point A to point B without compensating.   As human beings, we are amazing at adapting. However, if we stop expressing certain ranges of motion (e.g. squatting, hinging, etc.), then eventually we develop compensatory movement patterns that result in certain muscles becoming restrictive and tight. This hinders our ability to move freely and easily. For a client lacking mobility, we focus on stretching and fascial work. This helps  mobilize the...

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How to Manage Your Weight Without Counting Every Single Calorie

 Written by: Tom Lyonette Counting calories can be effective for some, and not for others. And that’s okay! It’s difficult to capture everything, and it can create feelings of anxiety and guilt. Yes, losing weight requires burning more energy than is consumed. But it’s not always necessary to weigh and calculate everything you eat!    Observing Your Calorie Intake  Start by tracking your eating habits. Write down your breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. And don’t forget your beverages! After a couple of weeks, look back at your tracking and see where you’re consuming extra calories.  Did you upgrade to the large fries with your takeout? Skipped your healthy packed lunch to eat out instead? Grabbed another soda instead of some water?...

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My MoveForward Fitness Journey

Written by: Danielle Kerr I started training with Tom back in Oct 2018 when my sister gifted me some Personal Training sessions.  At the same time, I was going through a very difficult period in my life: my relationship was rocky, I had just sold my house, I was studying part-time, teaching yoga during the week, and on top of all that I had my full-time career.  I was beyond stressed, wasn’t eating well, wasn’t exercising, and just simply wasn’t taking care of myself.  That first month was hard.  Most days I only showed up to the gym because I knew I had a session booked with Tom and he would be waiting for me.  After a while though, I...

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