Movement Quality: The Backbone of Athletic Success

Movement quality is an aspect of athletic performance, fitness, and injury reconditioning that is rarely addressed, but is one of the biggest keys to great results in all exercise endeavours. Training to enhance movement quality is training that includes focus on and development of both the mobility (or flexibility) of the...

Can Exercise Hinder Movement Quality?

Our last article – Movement Quality: The Backbone of Athletic Success – identified the importance of training to enhance movement quality, including focus on and development of both the mobility (or flexibility) of the body, and the control of that mobility (stability or strength). An astute follow up question is, can exercise hinder Movement Quality? The answer...

Golf Conditioning

The athletic world has fully embraced the positive effects of sports specific conditioning for performance enhancement and injury prevention. However most exercisers do not know what type of training will help their golf game and reduce their chances of injury. Worse yet, many golfers may actually hinder their performance and...

No Pain No Gain? One Personal Trainer’s Perspective.

Written by Philippe Orlando, Personal Trainer We’ve all heard the old expression – “no pain, no gain.” Some in my industry believe it is taboo. We should never say that because it’s too intimidating and clients won’t want to train with us; or it’s too risky – you might get...

Goals, Life Circumstances and Priorities… Deterioration, Maintenance or Progress?

1 TO 1 has been in the personal training business for 30 years. We have worked with thousands of clients with a multitude of different training goals, many who have experienced transformational changes to their health, fitness, performance and lives. We have clients who have lost 50 pounds or more...