1) TOUGH MUDDER FRENZY!
*Since the first competition in 2012, “tough mudder” events have taken the world by storm with many occurring in Canada.
What is the tough mudder?
*10-12 mile course, 20-30 obstacles including: electric shocks, crawling under barbed wire, swimming through ice water,
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1) INTRO – DRUG FREE LEAN GAINS: How much have I gained 6 weeks into a new growth phase of training? Is it easier or harder to lose fat versus growing muscle?
2) Listener question: This listener keeps caloric intake low but has 2 “amped”
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1) Medpoint clients continue to shine!
*Many commercial fitness programs emphasize “weight loss” only, but it is essential to promote physical activity and lifestyle changes as well.
*Regardless of age or starting point, anything is possible if you put forth consistent hard work.
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1) Time to spill the beans: Was my vacation full of fitness or fatness?
What are the challenges when you take a week off?
Challenge: New routine! It is difficult to eat properly away from your regular work routine.
Solution: Still plan meals in advance
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CEO Alex Hanham explains what drove him to not only be the Medpoint president but also a client:
1) Change your mindset:
*Off the wagon? Can’t find the time to exercise? Are you just plain frustrated?
*Change your mindset! As much as I may preach “we are what we eat”, we are also what we THINK! Often we can get caught up in the little
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We received very sad news last week. Robert Kennedy, one of the pioneers in Canadian fitness and owner of Oxygen Magazine, REPS Magazine, Musclemag and Clean Eating passed away last week. I give Robert and his editorial teams at Maximum Fitness and REPS full credit
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A great week: Medpoint client gaining an incredible 10+ lbs of LEAN MASS since Christmas and another national magazine photoshoot for REPS on Monday.
1) Men skipping breakfast put themselves at risk.
*A new Harvard study followed 51, 000 healthy men aged 40-75 over 16 years
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1) Leading by example: Medpoint President Alex Hanham walks the walk
*Our president has not only reduced his cardiac risk by 10% over the last three months, he has achieved the physique he had 15+ years ago transforming himself in to a lean, athletic physique.
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1) The Western University Symposium on Exercise & Nutrition was a success!
*Over the weekend I was a guest speaker for Dr. Peter Lemon, who hosts an annual fundraiser for the women’s softball team at Western. As they are defending Ontario champs, funds from the
Continue reading Giving Back AND “Functional Food”