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Brandon Goulding

St. John's, Canada
Exercise Basics was created by Brandon Goulding, a MscPT, B.Kin. Brandon has worked professionally alongside a network of physical therapists as a kinesiologist. He has also worked as a Ceritified Personal Trainer CPT through the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP).
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Types of Muscle Contractions by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have you ever heard people talking about doing an exercise eccentrically? Do you know what they mean when they say it. Gym jargon can be confusing and when folks talk abo ... Read on »
Health in the News: July 20, 2012 - First Lady Loves Exercise by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Michelle Obama recently pumped out 25 push ups on Ellen as if she were a navy seal. Everyone admires the woman's arms, but there's another reason to admire the f ... Read on »
Guest Post: Improving Quality of Life Through Exercise by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Following is a guest post and do not necessarily reflect the views of Exercise Basics. Exercise can do wonders to improve our overall health. Unfortunately, some p ... Read on »
The Sliding Filament Love Story by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is my terrible attempt to analogize Huxley's sliding filament theory. I used to think of the sliding filament theory story of love, betrayal, and violence. It makes it ... Read on »
Health in the News: July 10, 2012 - Obamacare by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There's no shortage of news about President Obama's healthcare reform in the last week or so since congress has passed the bill. Truthfully, I don't completely understand ... Read on »
The 1 Gram Protein Myth by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How often have you heard that you need 1g of protein/lb of body weight? It sounds logical right, I mean when you're working out you need to increase your protein intake a ... Read on »
ACL Injury Part 3: Treatment by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Now that you know the mechanism of injury and function of the ACL  and the risk factors along with wasys to prevent and ACL injury , it's time to learn about how to treat an ... Read on »
Health in The News: June 19, 2012 - Americans Smoking Less, But Eating More by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello folks, I'm taking a break from the ACL series to bring you this news story. It's good and bad news. First, the good news. The amount of Americans that smoke is ... Read on »
ACL Injury Part 2: Prevention by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Prevention is the best medicine. While there's no way to ensure that you will never have an ACL injury, there are some things you can do to lower your risk of getting injure ... Read on »
ACL Injury Part 1: Mechanism, Function, and Risk Factors by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was in high school my brother and I played on the varsity basketball team. He was amazing and we were from a small town; this meant that he played basically ... Read on »
Health in the News: June 12, 2012 - Exercise Gadgets that work by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello folks, This article isn't so much news as it is just good information, I thought I'd share it with you anyway. Interestingly enough, a couple of the "gadgets" men ... Read on »
I Can See Clearly Now by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello interwebbers, As any of you who are my regular readers know, I'm a master of physiotherapy student. I'm currently in a rotation in a stroke unit. Today I had a pa ... Read on »
4 Common Mistakes Made at The Gym by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi folks. As a personal trainer and kinesiologist I find going to the gym kind of frustrating - Not because I hate working out, but because I notice mistakes that people mak ... Read on »
Instability Training by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello everyone, digging through my archives I found this paper that I wrote during my undergrad. I thought I'd share it with you all. If you think it's absolute garbag ... Read on »
Health in the News - June 5, 2012: Too Much Exercise Can Be Harmful by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weeks news study worries me just a little bit, not because I overexercise, but because I can see it being used as an excuse to not exercise at all. The results of a re ... Read on »
Birthday Greetings by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello blogland, This post has absolutely nothing to do with health or fitness. It's my wife's birthday today and I wanted to wish her a very happy birthday here on my b ... Read on »
Don't Make Yourself Look Like a Gorrila by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi folks, I'd like to raise a small issue here about muscle imbalances. I won't go to far into depth about it right now, but here we go. Why do so many people (r ... Read on »
Bodyweight Workout by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello Blogland. I've hosted a few guest posts here on Exercise Basics, Like these Exercise and Eating Disorders  by Clare of Fitting It All In Devaluation of Person ... Read on »
Health in The News - May 30, 2012: Nordic Walking For The Heart by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Health in the news time folks. I picked this article because I was turned on to nordic pole walking when  I was working as a personal trainer. A trainer at the gym started t ... Read on »
Why I Don't Like Isolation Exercises by Brandon Goulding Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi Folks, What's your least favourite type of exercise? For me it's exercises in isolation. You know why? I'll tell you - because I'm lazy! I'd much rather do compou ... Read on »