Dr. Sara Solomon

Dr. Sara Solomon is the creator of the Fat Loss Fast System about Intermittent Fasting and Flexible Dieting. She has degrees from McGill University in dentistry (DMD) and physical therapy (B.Sc. PT). She is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, ACE personal trainer, NASM fitness nutrition specialist, Mad Dogg Spinning Instructor, Certified Level 2 Buddy Lee Jump Rope Trainer and Ambassador, a Team Bodybuilding.com and BSN athlete, and a retired PRO Fitness Model. Her passion is teaching others how to fuel and move well.

Pec Stick Exercises

Pec Stick Exercises

I want you to start experimenting with a "pec stick". Sounds salacious, but it's actually hellacious. Activating my pecs has really helped me improve my movement. By creating the right state (through ...[Read More]

Sandbag Overhead Carry

Sandbag Overhead Carry

Sandbag Overhead Carry: This is internal torque. Clean and press the sandbag to the overhead position. Stabilize the sandbag overhead with your arms locked out. Use your external obliques (do not arch ...[Read More]

StrongFit and ADLs

StrongFit and ADLs

💪Applying StrongFit to your Daily Activities💪 note: ADLs = activities of daily living We spend the majority of our waking hours doing our activities of daily living (sitting at a computer, carrying pu ...[Read More]

Sandbag Front Squats and Thrusters

Sandbag Front Squats and Thrusters

Sandbag Front Squats: I recommend you select a sandbag that will allow you to do 10-15 reps. If the sandbags are too heavy, I demonstrate a scaled version with a dumbbell in the video. In the video, I ...[Read More]

Sandbag Clean, Sandbag Clean + Press

Sandbag Clean, Sandbag Clean + Press

Watch the video, but don't get hung up on the details. The best way to learn the sandbag clean and sandbag clean + press is by grabbing the sandbag and doing it. Imagine you are in the parking lot of ...[Read More]

Aging Backwards???

Aging Backwards???

Today is January 25, 2018. It's my birthday! I'm foh-tay. You know ...18 with 22 years experience...  14,600 days old ... two 20 year olds combined. Here are some of my reflections on turning 40 ... I ...[Read More]

Anderson Squats

Anderson Squats

The Anderson Squat is named after Paul Anderson ("the godfather of powerlifting"). It trains the squat pattern (external torque). In other words, it trains the squat from above parallel to the startin ...[Read More]

Lateral & Compass Lunges

Lateral & Compass Lunges

I like to do lateral and compass lunges as part of my warm-up to "get fired up". I also like that these get me moving in more than one plane. These are internal torque both concentrically and eccentri ...[Read More]

ET Pull-Ups

ET Pull-Ups

Use wide grip (and either a pronated or supinated grip). This is all about your lats. So start by engaging your internal obliques (your body will look arched). Also use your glutei med. I like to bend ...[Read More]

Sandbag Tosses

Sandbag Tosses

Sandbag tosses are external torque. Grab both ends of the sandbag (watch how I do it in the video), and using internal torque (your external obliques, inner hamstrings), swing the sandbag between your ...[Read More]

Farmer’s Carry

Farmer’s Carry

You can use dumbbells, kettlebells, 43 pound water jugs or farmer’s walk handles. Use your max weight and go until you fail. Aim for 30 metres. As my StrongFit mentors say, the farmer’s carry is “one ...[Read More]

Jumps (Broad, Box, Tuck)

Jumps (Broad, Box, Tuck)

The wind up for the jump is internal torque, but the actual jump is external torque. You can jump up to a box (max height) or you can jump for max distance (broad jumps). Really go for it. If you are ...[Read More]