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Is Plastic Compromising Your Health?

Is Plastic Compromising Your Health?

By Kevin Masson MSc, CSCS, CPT, USAW, FMS When you walk into any supermarket or convenience store these days, you are confronted by shelf upon shelf of food and drinks in plastic containers. What you may not be aware of is the potential damage that can be caused to your body. So what is plastic […]


The Most Overlooked Mineral You Should Be Supplementing With.

The Most Overlooked Mineral You Should Be Supplementing With.

By Kevin Masson MSc, CSCS, CPT, USAW, FMS  Magnesium deficiency is likely the #1 mineral deficiency in our world today. Estimates suggest nearly half of adult men and women in the United States aren’t getting enough magnesium. What is Magnesium? Magnesium is an element and mineral found throughout nature and one of the body’s electrolytes. […]


Can Caffeine Improve Athletic Performance?

Can Caffeine Improve Athletic Performance?

Can Caffeine Improve Athletic Performance? By Kevin Masson MSc, CSCS, CPT, USAW, FMS   The number one stimulant in the world isn’t a steroid or cocaine—it’s caffeine. Looking collectively at the western world, research suggests that an incredible four out of five people consume caffeine in some form every day. Many turn to it to […]


The Benefits Of Red Light Therapy

The Benefits Of Red Light Therapy

By Kevin Masson MSc, CSCS, CPT, USAW, FMS Red light therapy is an every-day term for the science of photobiomodulation. In other words, it is a therapy that uses red light wavelength to treat pain, inflammation, wounds, arthritis and improve mental and physical performance. What if I told you, one of the best recovery tool […]


Bicep and Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy Rehab

Bicep and Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy Rehab

By Kevin Masson MSc, CSCS, CPT, USAW, FMS Rehabilitation for bicep and rotator cuff tendinopathy often involves several steps. These problems are most common in people who push themselves to the limits with lifting, either through powerlifting at the gym or lifting on the job. Tendinopathy is most likely to occur when overloading them, either […]


Why is Semi-Private Coaching Catching Heat?

Why is Semi-Private Coaching Catching Heat?

By Kevin Masson MSc, CSCS, CPT, USAW, FMS When it comes to the fitness industry, a lot of people are opting for semi-private training as opposed to personal training programs. So, what exactly is the difference between the two? Semi-private training programs include a qualified trainer along with a couple, or a trainer along with […]


Contrast Bath Therapy

Contrast Bath Therapy

By Kevin Masson MSc, CSCS, CPT, USAW, FMS What is contrast wet therapy and how will it benefit my recovery? Contrast wet therapy also known as “hot/cold immersion therapy”, is a form of treatment where a limb or the entire body is immersed in warm water followed by the immediate immersion of the limb or […]