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    • Have you ever worked the rear head of your deltoids?  Not sure?  Well execute Kari's instructions properly on the reverse fly and you'll be doing just that!  As a bonus, using an apparatus for the reverse fly will work your high hamstrings, glutes and core stabilizers...

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      • Exercise of the Week/ April 25th/ Goblet Squat

        Posted on April 25th, 25th 2011 by PaulD

        Happy Easter Everyone!  Time to burn off those chocolate bunnies with the Exercise of the Week...

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          Welcome to another Monday, that means it's time for your Empower Exercise of the Week!  Today we have Kari teaching the Trunk Side Flexion, hope you enjoy it and please pass it on to friends...

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          • Under 17 Provincial Champs!

            Posted on April 11th, 11th 2011 by PaulD

            These girls definitely don't act their age.

            On Sunday the Forest City Green U16 girls definitely didn't act their age.  After a hard fought weekend of volleyball at RIM Park in Kitchener-Waterloo, against the province's best U17 teams, Forest City finished atop the podium.  

            In a total team effort over the course of the weekend, and with the boisterous support of the many parents in attendance, the girls brought home the gold...

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            • Exercise of the Week/ April 11th/ Wallslide

              Posted on April 6th, 6th 2011 by PaulD

              The first in our EXERCISE of the WEEK series ...

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              • Exercise Nutrition Symposium...anyone?!?

                Posted on April 1st, 1st 2011 by Kari

                My message here in this blog to everyone, athletes and non-athletes, is get off of your butts and start heeding the information out there.

                We all try to further our knowledge...I hope.  I do anyway.  Whether by reading books, searching for the latest research, trying something new or hearing the experiences of others- learning is key to staying current in any field! 

                So, last weekend off I went to an exercise nutrition symposium at University of Western Ontario.  How exciting! The chance to see people giving short presentations on new ideas and research that is right up my alley...

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