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Pre-Season Hockey Conditioning: PROGRESS

Written by Eric on

For the past 4 weeks Edge Athletics has been running a pre-season conditioning camp in Altona to help get the youth prepared for the upcoming hockey season. During our first training session we put the athletes through a couple of test drills to get a baseline of what their current fitness level was. These drills […]

It All Starts with How We Eat: Part 2

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Part 2: All About Eating Slowly This is part 2 of 2 in a series of blog posts that highlight the importance of how we eat, either fast or slow, and the impact this has on our health, body composition and performance. In part 1, we looked at the consequences of eating too quickly. Today, […]

It All Starts with How We Eat: Part 1

Written by Evan on

Part 1: Is Eating Quickly Really So Bad? This is part 1 of 2 in a series of blog posts which look at the importance of how we eat, either fast or slow, and the impact this has on our health, body composition and performance. This blog post references helpful information brought forward from the […]

In Season Training vs. Off Season Training

Written by Eric on

When training athletes for sports, the norm seems to be that you need to run the athletes into the ground both physically and mentally every training session for the entire year to to help build elite athletes. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Do you need to train athletes hard? Yes you do. But […]

Importance of Mobility in Sports

Written by Eric on

Often in sports one of the most neglected parts of training is mobility. Mobility is not the most enjoyable part of training and can very easily be over looked. To become a better athlete you can not just focus on building strength, speed and power. You have to spend quality time focusing on mobility as […]

24 Hours

Written by Kurtis on

24 hours. We all have it. It might actually be the one thing that gives everyone, despite anything else, a completely level playing field when it comes to developing, growing, learning, and succeeding at anything. I’ve met a lot of people. When meeting people I never talk fitness yet it’s naturally the topic they bring […]

Outcomes vs. Behaviours

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If you want to make big changes, you have to take small, consistent daily actions. In fact, your behaviours are the only things you can control. So make those your goal. The world is pretty uncontrollable. Life happens. You can’t control the outcome. You can however control the behaviours that lead to the outcome you want. Outcomes are WHAT you want, but they don’t tell you […]

Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

Written by Eric on

When going into the gym for a workout, how much emphasis do you put on getting properly warmed up? If you live a sedentary life outside of the time you spend in the gym it is crucial that you take the time to properly warm up prior to working out. Your body cannot simply go […]

Less is More – The Power of Habit Based Nutrition Coaching

Written by Evan on

At the Muscle Hut Performance Centre, we recognize the value of time; between work, school, family, travel, sports, and social events, the calendar fills up extremely fast. This is one of the main reasons we choose habit-based nutrition as our style of coaching. This type of nutrition is based on implementing achievable habits into your […]

Prepping For My First Powerlifting Meet

Written by Cody on

On September 24 I will be competing in my first powerlifting meet. I have wanted to compete in a powerlifting meet for quite awhile but have never done it. Now at a powerlifting meet you have 3 attempts at your squat, then 3 attempts at your bench press, and then 3 attempts at your deadlift. […]