wave talks: fitness for humans!

Trigger Warning: There are some graphic depictions of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  Today we’re talking to Brett Friesen, an amazing person who has come back from some severe injuries sustained after a motorcycle accident.  He’s going to discuss his setbacks, adversities and how he overcame these to get himself to the great place… Read...
And tarragon is a very underused spice.  That and chervil.  Sprinkle chervil on an omelet or on fried tofu. It’s a gentle herb that should be added at the end of a meal.  BUT THAT’S NOT WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT! We are discussing variety as the spice of life in your activity regimen.  As the… Read...
Like, the podcast. Not this part. Click play! But what I can tell you is that we’re going to discuss some seemingly uncomfortable things that you likely need to hear. We want to start a conversation that both demystifies and destigmatizes the pelvic floor, its function, some common dysfunctions and what effects these dysfunctions have… Read...
Today’s podcast is an interesting one. You see we had the plan to do a podcast all about goal setting and we wanted to have a section about how you could know when you’re goals were going off the rails or getting into the red-zone where you could potentially be setting yourself up for a… Read...
In this episode we discuss what sugar is (literally – we’ll talk about what the various types are), and what it’s dietary importance is. We start by giving you a baseline understanding of what the chemical components of sugar are as well as some of the forms that are most common or popular in the… Read...
The circadian rhythm is one of those things that is misunderstood, much maligned and often used as an excuse to justify many types of social faux pas. Many believe that it’s set in stone from an early age and that we are just bound to the moniker that describes our patterns like “early bird” or… Read...
Oh dear. How does one write a description for such a clickbaity topic without becoming part of the clickbait? Well, by being as forthright as possible, I guess. This podcast is all about spot reduction (aka: target training). And we’re discussing this from the wider cultural standard definition that states that you can do a… Read...
Balance is one of the words that is being thrown around a lot right now (like “Pivot” or “the”…) and we wanted to weigh in on this to be a part of the cool crowd. But we’re not talking about a yoga routine or diet, we’re talking about why it’s important when you’re choosing exercises… Read...
The shoulder is one of the most mis-represented joints in the body. Most people, in modern life, have lost a lot of the necessary daily movements that would have been common even a couple of generations ago to move the shoulder through it’s full range to keep it healthy and functional. Typing (as I am… Read...
In this podcast episode we break down a study about the side effects of sitting and share some tips on how to offset the effects of long bouts of sitting. We will be discussing the work of Dr Vladimir Janda who developed the understanding of Upper and Lower Crossed Syndrome. These two issues create a… Read...