The Truth About Building muscle as we Age

Pic coutresy of CrossFit Games  Written by: Dan Drynan, BHSc, RRT The fitness industry is a confusing landscape to navigate these days.  With a million different philosophies and programs out there its paralysis by analysis.  Couple that with this prevailing sentiment that unless you’re posting half naked images of your sex-pack abs (Freudian slip) on Instagram there’s no way you …

Perfecting the pull-up – Part One

Do resistance bands really help with pull-ups? Short answer, No. They’re likely hindering them.  Bands do not develop strength throughout the FULL RANGE OF MOTION in the pull up.  Bands help the most when you’re at the bottom, when elastic potential is the greatest. This might help if your sticking point is getting out of the bottom, but most people have a …