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What is a Registered Dietitian?

What is a Registered Dietitian?

A Registered Dietitian has extensive training in the field of nutrition. They’re trained to provide counselling for individuals requiring help surrounding their diet. They can provide specialized support to anyone from an athlete to someone living with diabetes....

How To Eat Healthy At Work

How To Eat Healthy At Work

So you work a desk job and you sit all day long. It’s easy to start feeling sluggish and out of shape. However, you can take steps to help improve your health. One of the best things you can do is focus on your workplace nutrition. In can be hard to know how to eat...

3 Reasons Why Your Workout Routine Sucks

3 Reasons Why Your Workout Routine Sucks

ONSIDE ACADEMY / ...And one you'll actually likeYour workout program is boring. There, I said it.   It might even be the most boring workout routine in Halifax… Someone has to have it,  right? If you’ve made it past the 6 month mark at your gym and still daydream of...

How To Master The Pull-Up

How To Master The Pull-Up

ONSIDE ACADEMY / Nathan JeffreyHow do i get my first pull-upHere's the best way to get your first pull-upPractice. Practice, practice, practice. OK, there's more to it than that but this is the most important piece you'll read in this article. We're going to show you...

What Makes Group Fitness Exciting

What Makes Group Fitness Exciting

ONSIDE ACADEMY / We’ve all been there. Your group fitness class or workout program has become stale, you aren’t seeing results, and you’re starting to think that heading to the gym is a chore. Maybe this sounds like you. Not to worry! It’s easy to avoid if you know...

A Beginners 6 Month Journey

A Beginners 6 Month Journey

ONSIDE ACADEMY / Sharon Colp CrossFit - Oh Yes You Can! So, I was on the back end of 50 years old.  It was October and I had yet another birthday coming my way at an alarmingly high speed.  My weight had only been this high one other time…and I swore I would not reach...

The Sustainable Hockey Player’s Guide

The Sustainable Hockey Player’s Guide

ONSIDE ACADEMY Building a Long Term Sustainable Athlete There's nothing more heart-breaking than seeing a young athlete go through a catastrophic injury. Making sure athletes are able to continue to play their sport long term is something we are extremely passionate...

Patience with Technical Movements

Patience with Technical Movements

ONSIDE ACADEMY / TRISTAN KAY WHY PATIENCE IS KEY When it comes to the technical movements in CrossFit, it’s important to be patient. Far too often we forget how challenging these movements are because someone in class has a better grasp of them. Whether it be Snatches...

What is CrossFit?

What is CrossFit?

ONSIDE ACADEMY / TRISTAN KAY Let's Define CrossFit CrossFit is a fitness program that caters to everyone from grandparents to professional athletes. It combines a variety of movements, from Weightlifting to Gymnastics and Aerobic Conditioning, all in a coach-led...

What’s the Best CrossFit Gym in Halifax?

What’s the Best CrossFit Gym in Halifax?

ONSIDE ACADEMY / TRISTAN KAY Which CrossFit Gym is for you? Here's how we answer that question... That’s a common question, searched in just about any city that has a CrossFit gym. This common question has a complicated answer though. What makes a good CrossFit gym?...

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Office: (902) 404 – 5647
Email: info@onsideperformance.ca
110 Chain Lake Dr. #3D, Halifax, NS
B3S 1A9

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