July 5, 2017

If you have been following my Instagram closely enough to read the string of hashtags that conclude the many lengthy posts, you may have spied this one. What does it mean?

While the human brain is widely regarded as the most sophisticated structure in the universe, it i...

June 14, 2017

With so much emphasis on key weight lifting exercises like the barbell squat and deadlift, the grip doesn't always get its due. So often, it is the one limiting factor in students' pull-ups and deadlifts. So while chasing progress in either, I won't argue. Truth is, by...

June 9, 2017

Today is Kate's birthday.

Kate is one of our longest standing members at Fit Club. In fact, she started out with us before we were even Fit Club. That's right! She was one of the brave few that traipsed through my backyard to train at the unholy 5:15a hour for months b...

May 24, 2017


One of my favorite kettlebell coaches posted a fun video of him working through a synchronized sequence of kettlebell exercises with one of his colleagues and it looked awesome. Sure, these two athletes are strong as heck and are deftly wielding steel balls with preci...

May 9, 2017

dur-UH-bil-a-TEE/: the ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage. This class is focused on restorative movement and recovery. Using ground-based movement, soft tissue release, and functional mobility to promote longevity and sustainable long-term progress.

If you h...

March 25, 2017

Whenever someone comes to me complaining about exercise, I tell them they need to find their joy. If someone cannot name a single form of movement that gives them joy, I would suggest they haven't spent enough time investigating. It's out there. You just have to search...

March 6, 2017

Reading to dip your toes into the weight lifting waters? Looking for a super fun alternative to hitting the weight room floor?

Introducing BARBELLS by Fit Club

Offered exclusively at Fit Club, this strength training class is suitable for all levels of fitness. BARBELLS i...

January 19, 2017

A friend sent me a link to an article she'd stumbled upon, asking whether it was true that mixing things up too much will hinder results. Not too surprising to me, she was asking because she was mixing things up and not seeing any results. Damn those pesky plateaus!


November 9, 2016

This morning, I was party to another conversation around all things students are 'good' and 'bad' at doing. This happens a lot in the studio, usually when they hear they have to do an exercise that is difficult or unfamiliar. My favourite response? You don't have to be...

May 12, 2016

Last night, I led one of my corporate clients through a bootcamp workout. After 28 minutes, I began the cooldown and a participant exclaimed, "Was that an hour?!"

It wasn't. And though I tell clients to carve out an hour for staff to attend such workouts, ofte...

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