Health Blog

One move that can fix your posture and eliminate back pain!

December 19th, 2018

Back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide – preventing many people from engaging in work as well as other activities of daily living. It is one of the most common reasons for missing work, and accounts for 264 million lost workdays in one year. It’s estimated that 84% of the population will

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Cranky Elbow Combo

May 11th, 2017

Struggling with pull-ups and horizontal Rows? You might be suffering from “cranky elbow syndrome”. Working on some accessory exercises for the elbow joints and tendons might clear that up for you. Have a look at this elbow combo, try it out and see how the elbows feel after.

Core Activation Emphasis Straight Leg Raise Corrections

May 6th, 2017

Using cables, kettlebells, hanging and foam rollers to provide feedback and pattern assist when improving hip flexion mobility. Really great for our track athletes, kick boxers and MMA athletes. Recommended for any athlete wanting to improve posterior chain (hamstring) mobility.

Tight Elbow And Wrist Flexors Mobility Sequence

April 20th, 2017

Today I treated 3 clients with different wrist, forearm and elbow restrictions and symptoms. All had different symptoms, but all had similar restrictions and dysfunction in the wrists, elbow and musculature. If you are lacking mobility or strength in the wrists, elbows or shoulders this may clear up some of the issues with some practice

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Desk Jockey 2 Minute Work-out

March 1st, 2017

For those who don’t have the time or make the time to do their homework. This will take about 1-2 minutes of your day to get some of your correctives done to combat sitting all day. All that is needed is a mini band, your chair and a wall.

Boston Bruins News – Matt Beleskey

August 17th, 2015

Beleskey’s Success Illustrates Importance of Off-Ice Training bostonbruinsTV – During the 3rd stop of BearTracks, new Bruin Matt Beleskey & his trainer Tom Swales gave us an up close & personal look at their offseason training routine. BARRIE, ON. — During the first couple of years of Matt Beleskey’s NHL career, you might have found him spending his

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Dynamic Warm Up Video – Part 2

March 23rd, 2015

Whether you’re setting out for a run or getting ready for a strength-training circuit or practise, you can benefit from a dynamic (active) warm-up by increasing your heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood flow to your muscles, you’ll also increase core body temperature and enhance your muscle elasticity. Follow Tom’s video suggestions to guide you

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Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

February 6th, 2015

(A.K.A Hip Impingement Syndrome) What Is FAI?Femoral acetabular impingement or FAI is a condition of too much friction in the hip joint. Basically, the femoral head and socket (acetabulum) rub abnormally creating damage to the hip joint. The damage can occur to the articular cartilage or the labral cartilage. Femoral acetabular impingement occurs when there

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Heat vs Ice: When to Use What?

January 16th, 2015

The heat and ice debate can be confusing. Heat feels good and generally ice does not. Inflammation is what helps decide which to use. Inflammation is a reaction of the body to injury, characterized by pain, redness, swelling, heat, and sometimes loss of function. Ice constricts the blood vessels around inflammation to decrease blood flow

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