All About CrossFit – A Beginner’s Guide

In the last decade, CrossFit has become immensely popular across the world with over 12,000 locations and the introduction of the CrossFit Games in 2007. Originally created by American Greg Glassman, CrossFit is a training philosophy centred on functional fitness movements . Functional fitness are types of exercises that are designed to mimic activities or movements that one would encounter in...Read more

Building training intensity with HIIT

In the past year or two, High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has seen a big surge in popularity, largely due to its versatility and its claims to higher levels of calorie burning. HIIT is a method of training that involves repeated sessions of maximum intensity exercise typically sustained for 30 seconds, followed by a rest interval lasting about 90 seconds. What’s all the fuss about? HIIT...Read more

The Runner’s Tummy

Experiencing physical activity by training to compete or exercising to improve our health are two ways to enhance quality of life. As you are going about your routine, stomach cramps can sometimes cause discomfort and cut short your workout. Runner’s tummy or gastrointestinal (GI) issues can hinder your ability to perform or achieve your activity goals. It can also be very embarrassing to the...Read more


SIRC is pleased to be participating in the SPIN Summit 2013 hosted by Own the Podium. This year’s focus has been on “pushing the limits on performance” and we’ve had the pleasure of hearing many interesting presentations from former athletes, Olympic coaches and sport scientists. The conference began with hearing former Olympic cross-country skier Rebecca “Beckie” Scott speak about her personal...Read more


SIRC est heureux de participer au Sommet SPIN 2013 organisé par À Nous le podium. L’objectif de cette année a été mis sur «Repousser les limites de la performance» et nous avons eu le plaisir d’entendre plusieurs intéressantes présentations par d’anciens athlètes, entraîneurs olympiques et scientistes sportifs. La conférence a commencé en écoutant l’ancienne skieuse de fond olympique Rebecca «...Read more