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Publish on June 19, 2018 on
7 Ways You Can Create Your Best Success In the Gym
The last time I checked, 88 (or so) out of every 100 people that join a gym say they are doing so in order to lose weight. Fantastic - drop your calories by 20%, ensure that you sleep 7 - 9 hours per night, and exercise moderately for 30 - 60 minutes per day. We’re done. Short weight loss blog,...
Publish on June 12, 2018 on
Kyle's Kitchen Countdown: The Alkaline Diet?
Check out the latest edition of Kyle's Kitchen Countdown! This week, Kyle is demystifying the alkaline diet and how it works (spoiler alter: it doesn't work the way it says it does!). As always, we would love it if you liked this video online, and love it even more if you would subscribe to our...
Publish on June 5, 2018 on
Exercise of the Week: Glute Kick-Backs
Check out this video on Glute Kick-Backs c/o of Esther for your Exercise of the Week. Esther is available for Silver Level Personal Training - please send any fitness-related questions to esther@striation6.com. Did you enjoy the video? Hope so! Please remember to give it a like online and...
Publish on June 5, 2018 on
The Movies & Muscles Podcast - Authentic Yoga with Serena Virtue
This newest episode of The Movies & Muscles Podcast has Glen and I interviewing Striation 6 Yoga instructor, Serena Virtue. Serena teaches what I call "authentic" Yoga, and getting her perspective on that process was awesome. She also explains: How she got into Yoga; How she used Yoga to heal...
Publish on May 31, 2018 on
Kyle's Kitchen Countdown: Counting Calories
Is counting calories driving you nuts? Or, has it been incredibly helpful for you? Check out this edition of Kyle's Kitchen Countdown for some suggested parameters and strategies to help make calorie counting work best for you. To put Kyle's Kitchen Countdown advice into action for your fitness...
Publish on May 29, 2018 on
Kyle's Kitchen Countdown: Genetic Testing for Diet
Kyle's Kitchen Coutndown is an ongoing Striation 6 YouTube series where our in-house Nutrition Coach, Kyle Castles, tries to beat his kitchen timer while explaining hot-button nutrition topics. Today's topic: genetic testing for an optimized and the folklore surrounding it. Check out our Nutrition...
Publish on May 29, 2018 on
Movies & Muscles Podcast - FAT: One of The Hardest Movies We Have Ever Had to Watch
Check out the latest episode of The Movies & Muscles Podcast where Glen and I review the movie "Fat". This fictional film depicts the life, struggles, and character defects of a man wrestling with food addiction. It is raw, enlightening, and well-made. To find out more about me, click here...
Publish on February 19, 2018 on Strenth Training
Video Entry: "5 Ways to Optimize Strength Training and Fat Loss for Women"
Glen Owen's presentation, "5 Ways to Optimize Strength Training and Fat Loss for Women" was informative, fun, and well-received by all those who attended it. For those of you who missed it, here is a recording of the presentation in its entirety. Glen is a Gold Level Personal Trainer at...
Publish on January 31, 2018 on
The Top 3 Reasons For A Resistance Training Specialist Education
Enrolling in the Resistance Training Specialist program was categorically the best decision that I have made to date in my career as an Exercise Professional. It launched me to the “next level” as a Personal Trainer in Toronto’s competitive landscape and I am privileged to be teaching for...
Publish on October 2, 2017 on
Don't Be Dense on Bone Density - Read This!
Did you know isometric training slows the reduction of bone density of the femur during period of immobilization caused by injury? Better yet, it is also shown to accelerate bone growth by upwards of 16% per year for individuals living with osteopenia and osteoporosis.  In a recent study...