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  • move better perform better live better Optimal alignment is essential for a reliable and powerful golf swing. It also prevents overuse injuries which are common in golf, both professional and amateur. The most common injuries are to the low back, elbow and shoulder and are caused by poor mobility and dysfunctional movement patterns. Dysfunctional movement […]

  • Beyond Stretching : Fascial Stretch Therapy

    By Christina Longo | In Move Better Feel Better | on May 7, 2019

    Some people love to stretch. Some people don’t have time. 99% of people don’t understand how to do it properly. As I developed as a personal trainer, strength coach and lifestyle coach, I quickly understood that if a clients mobility is limited, no amount of cues or drills with the dowel will correct their movements. […]

  • #1. Strength training increases your metabolism. Not only in the short term post workout, but in the long term, as you build more lean muscle mass. #2. It improves your blood sugar. Strength training helps regulate blood glucose levels by increasing the muscle’s demand for glucose. #3. Strength training boosts your mood, increasing beta endorphins, […]

  • Featured Bulletproof Athlete: Shawn W

    By Christina Longo | In Success Stories | on March 21, 2019

    Shawn is my ideal client. He has a family he loves and a fantastic career that he is extremely successful at. He loves playing soccer and golfing but aches, pains and recurring injuries were slowing him down. “I wanted a personal trainer to assist me with on-going leg injuries and strains from playing soccer that I […]

  • Bulletproof Athletes Club

    By Christina Longo | In Move Better Feel Better | on October 6, 2018

    Do you need a flexible program that allows you to workout on your own schedule and access resources whenever you need them Do you have aches, pains and injuries that slow you down? Do you want to learn how to optimise your performance AND overcome that old injury, aches and pains? Do you want an […]

  • Inspiration and Motivation

    By Christina Longo | In Move Better Feel Better | on October 3, 2018

    “You have been a massive help! You were able to alleviate a lot of the discomfort and “rejuvenated” me. But more importantly, through your thorough and meticulous methodology identifying the root cause of the problems and not just treating the symptoms, you helped me understand how to avoid the discomfort and developed a strategy to […]

  • Set your body free – Fascial Stretch Therapy

    By Christina Longo | In Move Better Feel Better | on September 22, 2018

    Beyond Stretching – Fascial Stretch Therapy¬† Before we move often and before we work hard, it is important that we move well. Having a balanced, supple and mobile body is essential for this. Many injuries occur due to stiffness, poor range of motion or imbalances in the body. Being able to confidently play or train […]

  • Life Lessons : Doing Less to Gain More

    By Christina Longo | In Bulletproof Blogs, Lifestyle | on March 5, 2017

    It is my belief that every challenging event that we face during our lives is an opportunity to learn, grow and gain wisdom. Sometimes, those challenges are painful, drawn out and hard to learn. There is a lot of emphasis on doing MORE in the fitness industry and while we should not be slugs, living […]

  • The Power of Positive : Goal Setting

    By Christina Longo | In Bulletproof Blogs, Lifestyle | on December 31, 2016

    I feel like life has been on fast forward the past few years. There has been so much happening and the weeks have turned to months and we are now at the end of another year . I am not sure if anyone actually makes new years resolutions any more. I don’t know if making […]

  • Featured Athlete: Elaine Reid 7 Time Iron Man Finisher

    By Christina Longo | In Success Stories | on November 16, 2016

    I am not an endurance athlete. I like to hike and I did run a half marathon once in university. I even got 3rd place in my age category, not to shabby! However, my brain and body are not built for endurance activities. I am ok with this. Thankfully, I love surfing and skiing and […]