New Pregnancy Physical Activity Guidelines – Megan Mansell AEP

Canada has recently released new guidelines for physical activity throughout pregnancy. There have previously been very mixed messaged provided to women during pregnancy that date back to old recommendations from 1994. In 2015 recommendations were released that showed exercise during pregnancy was safe for women absent of contraindications. These new recommendations continue along the lines…

Post-activation Potentiation.

  Post-activation Potentiation is induced by a voluntary conditioning contraction, this contraction is typically performed at a maximal or near maximal intensity. The reason for performing this type of contraction in a workout is because it has consistently been shown to increase both peak force and rate of force development during subsequent twitch contractions. In…