Category Archives: Strengthening

33 Interesting Gym Characters – Video Version

Have you ever noticed that every gym you go to – you see the same type of people? Well – here they are – a hilarious take on the weird and wonderful people you see at the gym…

33 Interesting Gym Characters

A funny celebration of the weird and wonderful characters that you have seen at your gym! What number are you? We count down 33 interesting gym characters including the sweat angel, the supplement shaker, the same shirt wearer, the smelly person, the grunter, the slammer – you get the picture!

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

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Hybrid Health and Fitness Podcast #03 with Dr. Jory and Personal Trainer Rolin McQuade

Dr. Jory interviews personal and team trainer Rolin about working out. Topics include TRX, bootcamp, setting mini goals, bettering yourself, losing fat, building muscle, overcoming injuries, best exercises, and funny gym characters. Check out Dr. Jory’s YouTube channel and get your health on! About Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Winter Activities Require Good Core Strength

Strengthen the core so you can do more! Winter is a time that some tend to go into hibernation mode. But if you really want to embrace winter you need to get outside and enjoy it! Let’s face it – Canadians face harsh, long winters but if you do outdoor activities you may actually enjoy… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

One Year Post Surgery Update

Four knee surgeries later – SUCCESS! Lateral Cartilage Transplant/Femoral Microfracture procedure helps Doctor ride bike again. Almost exactly a year ago I was under the knife for a fourth time to remove scar tissue and manipulate my knee under anesthetic to get more range of motion back. I had been stuck at 90 degrees of… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

10 Weeks Post Cartilage Transplant/Microfracture Surgery Update

Farewell to Crutches! After a very invasive cartilage transplant/microfracture knee surgery I can finally WALK AGAIN! My post surgery updates haven’t been as frequent as I had hoped but life has gotten in the way. We bought a house and moved 2weeks after my surgery and we are expecting our 2nd child soon. I’m also… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Walking in Water – The Less Discussed Miracle

Cool Water Walking – A Great Post Surgery Rehab Tool Four weeks post microfracture/cartilage transplant knee surgery I went to a beautiful cottage in Georgian Bay, Ontario for a week of recovery/relaxation. Being on the beach everyday walking barefoot did wonders for me both physically and mentally as I recovered from a very invasive knee procedure.… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Day 12 Post Cartilage Transplant/Microfracture Surgery Update

Almost Two Weeks After Getting Surgery Doctor Shares His Progress Cold Turkey – No More Pain Medications In my previous post, Percocet – An Honest Review, I discussed how this opioid pain medication with controversial oxycodone helped me through the darkest days of pain in the seven days after surgery. I also talked about the… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

The Day I Finally Got a Cartilage Transplant

Surgeon Performs a Microfracture and Cartilage Transplant After 18 years of knee pain and two prior knee surgeries I underwent my third knee surgery three days ago at Women’s College Hospital – a state of the art new hospital in Toronto. What did the surgery consist of? The anesthesiologists performed a femoral nerve block (to… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Tired of the Same Boring Workout Routine? Try This!

Get Shredded with The Basso Burst Your Body Workout! This Intense Full Body Workout will Build Muscle and Shred Fat! Ever since my son came into the world – time has become scarcer. Gone are the times when I could routinely workout for 1.5 hours. So for the past few years I have been developing… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

3 Common Workout Injuries – Don’t Follow the Herd!

You are working out – fantastic! But … watch out for these injuries.                   After treating patients for almost a decade in health clubs I have noticed certain injuries are more common to those who work out. Here are the top three most common injuries I treat… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory