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The Importance of Tracking Your Clients activity

11 December 2017 by Matt

The Importance of Tracking Your Clients activity

Like any science or evidence based work, you need data to ensure you’re getting the result you want.  There’s really no difference between that and Training. Both need concrete evidence to ensure the desired results are met.  Specifically, I’d say there are 3 reasons why tracking your client activity is key: MAINTAINS HONESTY It’s very […]

How to increase life expectancy through physical exercise

5 December 2017 by outivate

How to increase life expectancy through physical exercise

Any activity is good for people to meet the current goal of 30 minutes of activity a day or 150 minutes a week, which leads to raised heart rates according to research published in Science Daily. The study, led by the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, puts forth the new […]

Wearable Technology: Data without control are useless

28 November 2017 by outivate

Wearable Technology: Data without control are useless

The proliferation of wearable technology in sports has led  the vast majority of athletes to obtain data on their physical activity on a regular basis. But do athletes know how to interpret this data? The personal trainer is the key to correctly interpreting data collected by wearable technology Data collection is increasingly common in the […]

HIIT training: main trend in Fitness for 2018

23 November 2017 by outivate

HIIT training: main trend in Fitness for 2018

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), as it has traditionally done at the end of each year, has published its “Trends in Fitness” for the year 2018. Wearable technology, which occupied the first place in 2017, leaves its new top position for HIIT training. These new “trends” are the result of a survey in […]

Military training: application to day to day

2 November 2017 by Matt

Military training: application to day to day

Being in the Military can expose you to many values and methods that you would never come across from day to day. One of those values is the importance of physical fitness and the mindset of training. Similar to an athlete, the mentality of training is altered when your physical fitness is directly connected to […]

Setting goals: be SMART

27 October 2017 by outivate

Setting goals: be SMART

One of the keys when designing proper training plans is to properly set goals. Each client needs a specific and personalized goal. For this reason, when setting goals you have to take into account an acronym: SMART. Setting Goals: let’s get back to the basics One of the first lessons learned in coaching certification courses […]