Keeping Up with Current Research (December 2023)

December 01, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Research is a valuable tool for health and fitness professionals, providing insights to stay ahead in the field. Here are recent findings to keep you...

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The Art of Deadlift Control

October 02, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Amanda knows that it’s a deadlift, not a bouncelift! Watch her crush 230 pounds for 4 reps with impeccable control – this is how it’s done! ...

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Exciting News for Book Lovers!

August 14, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Hold the texts in your hands – Lean & Mean and The Business of Personal Training are no longer confined to screens. After many requests, we ...

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The Power of Sleep: The Most Crucial Intervention for Athletic Recovery and Performance

August 04, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Sleep is unequivocally the MOST crucial intervention that an athlete can prioritize to achieve optimal recovery and performance. Research consistentl...

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Vacation Fitness Hacks: How to do Chin and Dip Exercises without a Belt

July 20, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

No chin/dip belt on vacation? No problem! The gym we used on this trip was quite decent. However, I ca...

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New Year, New You!

January 16, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Hard work pays off! Check out these results... Hey everyone! We're a little over two weeks into the new year. For those of you that made some ...

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Vacation Readiness Reset

January 12, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Gauging your readiness to train can be done in many ways. I discuss several methods in The Elite Trainer, but one tool that has become quite popular ...

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4 Black Friday Deals

November 25, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

Black Friday is a great time to pick up fitness equipment and save a few bucks. Here are four deals that you need to check out: Swissies https...

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Sitting is the New Smoking

November 16, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

Think of how often you do not move during the day. Most of us spend about a third of the day sleeping and another third of the day sitting. I bet you...

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Weight Training Transformed This Kid

September 22, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

Joseph had tried various sports and activities when he was in grade school. Nothing clicked. He was a below-average student, often getting in trouble...

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Keeping Up with Current and Not-So-Current Research (August 2022)

August 22, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

Research can provide important information to health and fitness professionals, but trying to keep up with it all can be overwhelming! Not to worry, ...

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Keeping Up with Current Research (February 2022)

February 22, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

Research can provide golden information to health and fitness professionals. Here are some recent findings to help you stay ahead of the pack: Div...

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A Cure for Arthritis

October 20, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here’s an important message from physiotherapist Geoff Ford: Arthritis is NOT an excuse to avoid exercise… in fact, the opposite! Bottom L...

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The 24-Hour Weigh-In Experiment

August 17, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here’s a great experiment conducted by nutrition coach Sam Karoll to see how much his body weight would change over the course of 24 hours: ...

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Strong Toes Prevent Falls

April 25, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

The loss of muscle mass, strength, and function as you age can increase the risk of falls. Weak muscles and bones are often the culprits. Elders do n...

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A Game Changer

March 26, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Stretching, foam rolling and mobility drills may be a pain in the butt as you prepare for a workout, but not a massage gun. A minute or two with this...

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Help Save Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Ontario

February 21, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Dr. Fred Hui is an integrative medicine practitioner in Toronto, Ontario. I'm one of his biggest fans. Since my initial interest in intravenous vitam...

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Keeping Up with Current Research (January 2021)

January 31, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Research can provide golden information to health and fitness professionals. Here are some recent findings from the Proceedings of the Canadian Socie...

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Get Lean and Mean in 2021

January 16, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

If your knees or low back are killing you from all the stay-at-home sitting, keep this in mind: every pound you carry out front is 7 on your back and...

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Our Top 3 Articles of 2020

December 31, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Learning to Walk Again My mother turned 68 years old in April. She wasn’t supposed to make it that far. The doctors gave up on her, but we didn’t...

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