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Cheat Meals

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: So … “how often am I allowed to have a cheat meal?” My answer? NEVER. Because by having a cheat meal you are only cheating...

Grocery Store Gameplan

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: “So, what do you look for when you go into a grocery store?” — The proverbial question I am faced with on a daily basis by people...

Fitness Bucket List

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Fitness is a lifelong journey that will tend to lead an individual, including those with Cerebral Palsy, down multiple pathways. As in all things...

DIET

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: As a personal trainer, and an advocate for leading healthy lifestyles, there has always been one word that makes my skin crawl. That word? DIET!...

Overtraining

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: For individuals (including those with Cerebral Palsy) who crave that “high” after hitting the gym, it’s fairly common to find...

Running/Walking

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: For persons with Cerebral Palsy running may not be an option; however, whether it is running or walking you still want to be able to do so...

After Your Workout

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Our bodies crave something very specific after a workout, and this is no different for persons living with Cerebral Palsy. Obviously the types of...

Will Eating Fat Make Me Fat?

Cerebral Palsy Trainer writes: “Will eating fat make me fat?”. This is an extremely popular question that a lot of fitness professionals are faced with on a daily basis, and one...

Crossfit

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: CrossFit is essentially defined as the combination of functional and variable movements, performed at a high intensity by which the measure of...

Clean Banana Bread

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Okay! Here’s something a little different. Usually you see me posting Nutrition and Exercise related articles about Cerebral Palsy …...

Medium Chain Triglycerides

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Are you looking to lose some fat? Add some lean muscle? Feel better? Perform better in your workouts, as well as everyday life? Well then have I...

Leg Extensions for Spasticity

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: For persons with Spastic Cerebral Palsy the Flexor Muscles of the body are usually both shorter and tighter than muscles that would be considered...

The Squat!

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Here’s an exercise that is commonly overlooked, and greatly under performed! A squat sounds basic, and for persons with Cerebral Palsy...

Journalling

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: I gave a talk at the Cerebral Palsy Association last week, and I want to address one of the most common topics that came up over the course of that...

Metabolism Basics

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Metabolism is something we can all benefit from learning about, and persons with Cerebral Palsy are no different! In this video I break down the...

Posture Exercise

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Here’s one of my personal favourites! This will focus in on your Rhomboids and Lower Trapezius muscles in order promote proper Retraction and...

Posterior Leg Stretches

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: For individuals with Cerebral Palsy, and namely those with Spastic type, there is a chronic shortness in the flexor muscles of the body. This is...

Stretching

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: One of the biggest downfalls of strength training (evident as well in persons with Cerebral Palsy) is the DOMS or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness...

Scissor Gait

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: When dealing specifically with Spastic types of Cerebral Palsy, one of the most common afflictions faced is the internal rotation and excessive...

Stress

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Okay! Let’s talk about STRESS! The fact of the matter is that no area of the population is left free from stressful situations and from...

Rotator Cuff Stretches

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Filmed for individuals with Cerebral Palsy, these particular stretches are still 100% specific to CP. Take a few minutes and watch to find out how...

Acupuncture

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Alternative forms of therapy are crucial in the maintenance of proper health and nutrition. These types of therapies can be appropriate for persons...

Weight Training

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: ‘Why should I lift weights?’. Seems like a fairly legitimate question! If you are a personal trainer, you are faced with this question on a daily...

Yoga

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Ever thought of doing Yoga? Well, now is the time! Listed below are the top 10 reasons persons with Cerebral Palsy can benefit from adopting yoga...

Metabolic Fire

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Camping has got to be one of my favourite summer activities. But for me, nothing is better than sitting around a campfire at night with some family...

Hyberbaric Therapy

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Hyberbaric Therapy is the utilization of high concentrations of oxygen at higher than normal levels of atmospheric pressure. The equipment required...

Glutamine Part 2

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Part 1 posted yesterday Supplementation of glutamine is important in the maintenance of all these key factors in regards to the ideal function of...

Glutamine Part 1

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: Exercise is one of the most beautiful things we can do for our bodies. It helps us relax through ideal hormone release, it aids in bettering our...

Exercising While Sick

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: As a personal trainer, one of the most common questions I am asked is whether exercise is a good choice when an individual is sick. Now this...

Importance of Water

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: The importance of Water in relation to health and fitness can not be underestimated! When dealing with general population, or in dealing...

Resolutions

Cerebral Palsy Trainer Writes: It is that time of year again! We have all kinds of new individuals frequenting the gym working on their own resolutions, and as a fitness...