Health + Fitness

Back to Curling Kickstarter Program

Back to Curling Kickstarter Program 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

“Curlers who experience less pain and more strength & fitness, are able to play and practice more, perform better, & enjoy their time on the ice longer” ~Stephanie Thompson, R.Kin, Empowered…

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Now Offering: TPI Physical Screen & Golf Swing Analysis

Now Offering: TPI Physical Screen & Golf Swing Analysis 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

We don’t believe there is one way to swing a club; we believe there are an infinite number of ways to swing a club. But we do believe that there…

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The Ultimate Offseason Training Webinar Series 2021

The Ultimate Offseason Training Webinar Series 2021 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

Enter the curling club in 2021 with confidence, throw your first rocks with less chance of pain, and sweep each rock post-to-post regardless of the one- or two-sweeper rule.  …

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The Empowered Performance for Curlers Podcast

The Empowered Performance for Curlers Podcast 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

It’s happening!!!! I’ve got some exciting news to share with you! I’ve been working on a little project for awhile now, and we are unofficially LAUNCHED. You can now listen…

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Cool-Downs; Your Warm-up for Recovery

Cool-Downs; Your Warm-up for Recovery 562 1000 Stephanie Thompson

Read on to discover what you might be missing when it comes to adapting to your training …   You’ve heard it before: You don’t get stronger during your training…

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No Curling? No Problem!

No Curling? No Problem! 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

Hey curling fam!There are a lot of emotions surrounding our respective curling seasons. Some of you have access to ice, and some of you don’t. Regardless, it seems like everyone’s…

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You’ve got to pick one; open or closed

You’ve got to pick one; open or closed 1137 1131 Stephanie Thompson

Glenn Paulley said it best “sweeping is what makes curling an Olympic sport, but it is the most under-coached aspect of the game”. Sadly my own curling has been put…

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What is the *best* Mask to Wear for Curling?

What is the *best* Mask to Wear for Curling? 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

You’ve asked, & now I’ve (finally) answered;   “What is the best mask to wear for curling?”. *edit [submitted recommendations & reviews found below] I am not a doctor, but…

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Don’t Make These 2 Off-Season Mistakes Ever Again

Don’t Make These 2 Off-Season Mistakes Ever Again 864 1080 Stephanie Thompson

I want to save you time. Don’t make the same mistakes I did. Give this bad boy a read. Mistake #1: I trained for the sake of training, without a…

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Listen to my interview with Rocks Across the Pond, the Curling Podcast

Listen to my interview with Rocks Across the Pond, the Curling Podcast 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

Big thanks to Ryan and Jonathan from Rocks Across the Pond for having me on their podcast last week. I talk nerdy, and I talk fast. All about training specifically…

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Analyze, Assess, Accomplish

Analyze, Assess, Accomplish 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

Insanity: is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results. (Albert Einstein)   Are you frustrated with not hitting the broom consistently? Do you struggle with…

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How to Video your own Curling Delivery to Optimize your Performance?

How to Video your own Curling Delivery to Optimize your Performance? 732 429 Stephanie Thompson

Have you ever ask yourself any of the following questions, and not known the answer? Why do I always drift to the left when I slide? How come my release…

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Navigating Holiday Eating

Navigating Holiday Eating 150 150 Stephanie Thompson

Holiday season is in full swing for most of us. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Mid-Winter Festival, the full moon, or nothing at all; I hope the final few…

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Bonspiel Nutrition Toolbox

Bonspiel Nutrition Toolbox 791 492 Stephanie Thompson

Whether you’re competing for a toaster, meat, bragging rights or cash they all have one thing in common –you need to eat! When you are trying to eat for health,…

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The Recovery Trifecta

The Recovery Trifecta 750 1334 Stephanie Thompson

What’s the simplest way to ensure recovery from training is a priority? The Recovery Trifecta! Think of the recovery trifecta as a puzzle with “three” pieces. Every morning you start…

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