Obstacle Course Training

Obstacle races are a huge deal. There’s one almost every weekend somewhere around the world, and new entrants and races popping up everywhere. I’ve competed in a 5km Warrior Dash, 16km Tough Mudder and the Spartan Beast consisting of 25 km of trail and over 20 very challenging obstacles. So, last year I managed to … Read more

If I’m Not Losing Weight, Am I Still Making Progress?

Just the other day someone asked me, If I’m not losing weight, am I still making progress? Short answer is, of course you are! That’s only if you made enough changes in your diet and exercise regiment to facilitated that progress. But this is a loaded question, and it also got me thinking about how … Read more

3 Big Fitness Trends Explained: HIIT, Tabata and CrossFit

Unless you’ve been living under the rock for the past couple of years then you have probably heard of HIIT, Tabita and CrossFit. Although each training methodology hasn’t hit the mainstream fully, but the components of each are evident in bootcamps that everyone runs these days and in workout videos such as P90X. So, what … Read more

What Works: 100 Hundred Pushups Program

100 Hundred Pushups Program. This post is not a review of the program, but rather to tell you that it works. I used to work at an awesome little company here in Toronto called FreshBooks.  The very social and fun culture of the company allowed me to introduce the program to everyone. So, 3 times a … Read more

Mass Building Program Week 3 Update

This update is a little late this week, but I do have to let you know that I need to halt the trial of the mass building program. For one reason and only ONE reason, I am stopping it because my performance is suffering on the football field. I play in a Touch Football League … Read more

Mass Building Program Week 2 Update

It has been two weeks since I decided to try out Tim Ferriss‘ insane mass building program. As I experiment with the routine and workouts, I am also challenged with making sure that my daily life accomodates 4-hour body philosophy. I thought that it would be fairly easy since you only workout two times per … Read more