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March 07, 2013
  Trainer’s corner: Lifting from the hipsPDF files may take a moment to load

Jordan Bierkos is a graduate of the University of Alberta physical education program and is currently a student at the University of Calgary in the faculty of law. He is a certified Olympic weightlifting and football coach; a strength and conditioning specialist; and was the head strength coach for the Edmonton Eskimos for two years.


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February 07, 2013
  Trainer’s corner: Sarah BethPDF files may take a moment to load

Sarah Beth is a fourth-year kinesiology student graduating in June 2013. She currently works as a physiotherapy aide in the Sports Medicine Centre Physiotherapy Clinic and has experience as both a strength coach and softball pitching instructor.


She is hoping to pursue a career as both a personal and team trainer after graduation.


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November 22, 2012
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Ken is a certified personal trainer and strength and conditioning specialist. He graduated from kinesiology at the University of Calgary in 2010 and works as a personal and group trainer. He is currently in school for massage therapy. 


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October 20, 2012
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The Gauntlet will publish a series of training tips in the upcoming months. Whether you have never set foot in the gym or are a seasoned veteran of the fitness centre, here is some advice from a University of Calgary kinesiologist and personal trainer to help get you started the right way.


DON’T deadlift like the hunchback of Notre Dame — as pictured above — and do 100 full sit-ups for your “core” workout. You need those discs in your lumbar spine when you’re older.


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