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Jeff Roux

Raising Healthy Kids in a Fortnite World

By | Coaching, Fitness

by Jeff Roux B.P.E.; CSCS; TSCC Gold They say, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and that, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”, this is nowhere more accurate than in today’s pop culture and politics where many things are polarizing. New ideas and issues catch the cultural zeitgeist and grab people’s attention then, like a giant human magnet, some people are pulled toward them and some are repulsed. This phenomenon is even more true in today’s digital culture where going viral no longer requires a hazmat suit and a quarantine, but instead invades all aspects of social…

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Mike Mowat: Leader of ONE!

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There is a great mantra at TWIST that says: “A LEADER OF ONE, A LEADER OF MANY; IF YOU CAN’T LEAD ONE, YOU CAN’T LEAD ANY!”  Taking care of yourself, being accountable to your health and wellness, and setting yourself up for success is infectious. People recognize it, people respect it, and people react to it. It sets the tone for other people and suddenly they want to follow your example. This is how a movement begins. Mike Mowat epitomizes the concept of a true Leader of ONE. He is a role model, willing to take on new challenges and…

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Be a MARP NOT a NARP!

By | Active Rehab, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Sport Performance

by Jeff Roux B.P.E; CSCS; TSCC Gold NARP; Noun (*Urban Dictionary) a Non-Athletic Regular Person.  Everyone needs to move. Everyone needs to move better and everyone can be more athletic. In our world Inside the Red at TWIST, we are leading a movement for the extinction of NARPs because we believe everyone is an athlete. Our goal is to turn NARPS into MARPS (More Athletic Regular People of course!) Whether you are a NARP, an elite athlete working to succeed at the next level, a mom trying to manage her job, family, and her own fitness, or a grandfather who…

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Awaken the Force for Golf Performance

By | Active Rehab, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Sport Performance

by Jeff Roux B.P.E.; CSCS, TSCC Gold “Golf is deceptively simple; and endlessly complicated.”– Arnold Palmer – Few people think of golf as exercise and most underestimate the physical requirements and the demands on the body. Don’t let the casual clothes, golf carts and the 19th hole fool you. Whether you are a single digit handicap or play winter rules until August, a properly designed golf conditioning program can be essential to bringing down your score and keeping you healthy. Despite the seemingly easy physical requirements of the game overall, the explosive power and rotational forces of the golf swing can put…

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To Coach or Not to Coach….. (We Prefer Coach)

By | Active Rehab, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Sport Performance

Comedian Steven Wright once said, ”There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” – Steven Wright There is a similar line between training athletes and coaching them. In today’s world of Youtube and social media, any personal trainer with a rudimentary knowledge of exercise and human anatomy can design a strength training workout or design a boot camp class that makes their athletes/clients work hard, however, the goal of a professional strength and conditioning coach is to teach athletes how to move and execute drill properly and, more importantly, to work smart….

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Choose Better!

By | Active Rehab, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Sport Performance

No one WANTS to be overweight; yet I see -INSERT FAST FOOD RESTAURANT NAME HERE- bags lying on the ground in every public parking lot. Not only did someone choose to eat this crap over healthier options, they also couldn’t take 15 seconds to get off their A**es and put it in the trash. No one WANTS to be unhealthy yet I am shocked by how often I still see (and smell) smoke rising outside of every public building (including schools and arenas), along every sidewalk and I regularly watch sparks fly out of car windows as still lit butts…

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Don’t Just Make the Team; Make the Team Better

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Whether it is a Hockey team, Chess team or Corporate team, being a team player is not just about making the cut, it is about being prepared and doing whatever it takes to keep learning, and keep get better in as many areas as possible every day. Creating a positive team culture starts with attitude. Imagine if everyone came in to the dressing room, field, gym or office focused and positive every day. Every team is better when skill, attitude, character and goals are all in alignment. The attributes each person brings to the table offers a unique opportunity to…

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#Because, the Season 2018

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#BecausetheSeason by Jeff Roux B.P.E.; CSCS; TSCC-Gold                        “The difference between excellence & mediocrity, is commitment.” – Unknown – Hockey players in Canada have the best opportunity for seasonal development. The off-season arrives as spring merges with summer, school ends, and this creates the perfect combination of time and opportunity for physical and mental preparation for the start of the season. Strength and conditioning coaches are blessed with the perfect laboratory of training as we have a chance to create programs and put together drills within this almost perfect vacuum…

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Getting (Re)Started on Your Fitness & Performance Journey for 2018

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by Jeff Roux B.P.E.; CSCS; TSCC There is a mantra that we use at TWIST that says, “A Leader of ONE, a leader of many; if you can’t lead ONE, you can’t lead any,” Taking care of yourself, being accountable for your health and wellness, and setting yourself up for success is infectious. People recognize it, people respect it and people react to it. It sets the tone for other people and suddenly they want to follow your example. This is how a movement begins. This Leader of ONE concept always hits home with me personally and motivates me directly…

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Life is a Sport; Be Ready!

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By Jeff Roux B.P.E; CSCS; TSCC “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller- Ferris is right, life is fast. It is essential not only to take the time to look around to ensure you don’t miss it but also to make the effort required to maximize your health, fitness and performance in order to make sure you can keep up. Luckily, there are now more ways than ever to get moving, get fit, and maximize your opportunity to keep up with the speed of life….

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