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Mindset! #LifeIsGood

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-April 22nd, 2020- As we continue to deal with COVID-19 I found myself recently starting to get down. The uncertainty over the virus, the constant worry of physical distancing to stay safe, when will the gym be able to open again, what’s the new normal going to look like etc. Not being able to hang […]

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Tips to Get Through Working From Home or Self Isolation

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-March 25th, 2020- We are right at the start of essential business being closed in Ontario, which means many people are either working from home or spending more time at home than usual. Watch below for a few tips I share on how to get through the next few weeks.   View this post on […]

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Things We Don’t Do Part 1: Back Squat

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-January 7th, 2020- This is going to be a series of posts on things/exercises we don’t do at The Dynamic Athlete. There are 3 specific exercises that are very popular that we do not do and this will highlight the 1st. The Back Squat. Probably the most well known and used exercise for leg strength, […]

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Reactive Chase Drill to Curvilinear Sprint (VIDEO)

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-September 28th, 2019- The National Lacrosse Season is soon approaching so the players are starting to train more often to gear up for training camp. A good lacrosse training program will not just be a strength training program. It should include a proper warm up/mobility/activation, Speed and Agility training, Power training (med ball throws/jumps/Olympic lifts), […]

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Nicki Bolender and Chris Nainer: February Athletes of the Month

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-February 21st, 2019- Our February Athletes of the Month are the Figure Skating Pair of Nicki and Chris. They began training with us last Spring and since then they’ve been fun to watch as they continue to set Personal Bests, both as a team and in their individual competitions. This Month Nicki had a 1st […]

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Supplements/Vitamins for Adults

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-February 19th, 2019- In January I started a new supplement program that I first heard from Strength Coach Mike Boyle. Let me tell you, it works. It’s very basic. Everyone should already be taking a Multi-Vitamin every day so hopefully you have that one covered already. I’ve already been taking 6 Vitamin D pills with […]

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What Would You Give to Succeed?

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-November 18th, 2016- I found this great blog the other day titled I’d Give Anything. I thought it was so bang on that I had to share it. To give you a quick glimpse into it this is the opening quote: “Many people have the ambition to succeed; they may even have a special aptitude […]

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Sleep and Athletic Performance

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-January 22nd, 2016- Athletes are always looking for an advantage and that’s the main reason they come to us. To get Bigger, Stronger, Faster so that they are better than their opponent. They are desired. Motivated. Focused. They live, eat, sleep, and breathe getting better. But actually they don’t. Because they don’t sleep (except maybe […]

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Acceleration Training: The Sled Push

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-November 11th, 2015- In team sports, Speed Kills. More important than maximum speed though is acceleration. We teach specific acceleration running technique at TheDA. We don’t just put cones down and say run there as fast as you can. We break down the athletes technique stride by stride to improve their ability to apply force. […]

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Perfecting the Chin Up

-November 6th, 2015- The Chin Up is easily one of the least favourites of our athletes. It’s tough and requires great strength relative to your bodyweight. Physics play a big role in Chin Ups, as taller athletes with longer levers are at a disadvantage. Below is a video of Jaclyn demonstrating a proper ChinUp, as […]

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