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Improving Your Deadlift – One Step at a Time

Written by Evan on

The deadlift is arguably THE best exercise you can perform to develop total body strength. Not only that, but it is one of the most functional movements that you can perform. How many times per week will you have to pick something up off the ground? For example, lifting boxes in the workplace, helping a […]

Paralysis by Analysis

Written by Kurtis on

Get up and take some action. Seriously, how much time do you spend wondering? What if? But then this? How about? I see a lot of this in a lot of different places, and I’m completely guilty of it myself, as hard as I try not to be. This illusion of ‘fear’ is holding so […]

Structured Athlete Training

Written by Eric on

When training athletes your strength and conditioning program has to have structure to it. If your program doesn’t have structure, your athletes could end up getting injured, lose strength and athleticism and decrease in performance just to name a few. When an athlete has a properly structured strength and conditioning program the benefits are endless. […]

New Years Starts NOW

Written by Eric on

With being the first week of December we are going to start hearing about New Years resolutions. Everyone talks about how on January 1st 2017 I’m going to start a new habit… I’m going to stop drinking pop… I’m going to start exercising… I’m going to stop smoking… I’m going to become a better person… These […]

Why Fitness Matters

Written by Kurtis on

We’ve been bombarded with fitness marketing since, well forever, that fitness is abs, it’s biceps, or that it’s competitive like powerlifting or strongman or even running marathons. Sure these are all aspects of ‘fitness’ and there’s so many more as well – but none of these are really why fitness matters. Setting a new PR […]

Smile

Written by Eric on

Ever wake up and wonder how the day will go? Will it be a good day? Or will it be a bad day? If so, you are not alone. I’m sure we all wake up wondering these things. Finding the answer is easy. It’s hidden inside you! Throughout the entire day you will be faced […]

Edge Athletics Wraps Up in Altona

Written by Eric on

For the past 8 weeks Edge Athletics has been running a Pre-Season Hockey conditioning camp in Altona  to get them prepared for the up coming hockey season. On week 1 we did a series of tests that evaluated the athletes endurance, speed, quickness and agility. We came back to these same tests after 4 weeks of […]

Hydrate

Written by Eric on

Proper hydration is important for overall health. Without proper hydration, you can become dehydrated, which means your body does not have enough water to function normally. You lose water every day when you breathe, sweat and go to the bathroom. The water content in the foods you eat and the beverages you drink combine to […]

Small Steps to Lasting Change

Written by Lisa on

Change can be difficult for the best of us. Change when it comes to our diet and eating habits can be very difficult. Actually it’s one of the most difficult things to do in our lives – I know this first hand! Most of us have tried one fad diet or some sort of strict […]