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Posts by Matt_M

“You need to be in shape to get sick”

A couple of months back I connected with a past client who told me that they had been quite sick. He stated that he was still consistently performing hard resistance exercise (before and after his illness) at least once per week. He believed it was because of his training that he was able to endure and recover from this illness surprisingly quickly. Actually what he said was “you need to be in shape to get sick“. I paused, laughed and then thought...

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What makes OneUp different?

Safe Resistance Exercise Expert, Educated Instructors The most Efficient Workouts If you want to learn Why & How we do each of these things, keep reading. If you want to see/feel it for yourself, book a complimentary session with us by clicking the ‘appointments‘ tab above, or by calling our office (902) 405-3661. Safe resistance exercise Our approach to resistance exercise is hinged around safety. We believe it is of the utmost importance and we take very...

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Lead with action

The past few years leadership has been the buzzword, and everyone seems to have an elaborate opinion about ‘what it takes to be a leader’. The best definition that I’ve heard and that resonates with me most is ‘be first’, quite simply, lead. Leaders lead. It’s simple and really drives home the point. Everyone can be a leader, even if they are not aware of it. Parents are leaders for their children. What parents say, and how they act...

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Bone Broth – Make it a staple

Just like grandma used to make. Chicken soup when you’re sick? There is actually something to it, but you have to do it right, the tetra-pack from the grocery store is NOT what Grandma used to make. Making bone broth is inexpensive, relatively easy, creates a big yield, promotes ‘nose to tail’ cooking and has multiple uses such as soup stock, cooking stock, post workout drink, recovery from illness and injury, boosting immune system and for general health....

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How Stella got her ‘Cardio’ back.

Time travel Take a moment to reflect back to when you were 30. A two hour walk, no problem. Running to catch your plane, barely a huff. You’d work 9 hours, chase the kids around, go for a bike ride, clean up the garden and make supper. You’d shrug that off as just part of the routine. Nothing slowed you down. For some of you, this now may be a different story. You still have a very busy life, but all of the sudden you are feeling winded after two flights of...

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