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Josh Armstrong

Credentials:
BES, PTS
Bio:

Josh started in the industry as a trainer in 2008 at Goodlife Fitness. After a few years, he opened his own company called Armstrong Sport Conditioning where he trained athletes like weekend warriors, weightless, hypertrophy, injury prevention and hockey specific athletes of all ages. Josh has had a lot of experience working in the fitness industry for fitness models preparing for competitions or magazines to working with the former Head Strength and Conditioning coach of the Vancouver Canucks for the past 2 years. Josh has a lot of knowledge within the hockey industry working with Vancouver, and San Jose of the NHL to working in the QMJHL with Moncton wildcats . Aside from being a trainer at Tight Assets Josh also is the Head Athletic Trainer & Equipment Manager of the Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL Hockey Club, where his role is a wide range from equipment management to injury prevention & rehabilitation, prophylactic taping, emergency response situations, concussion management and strength and conditioning. Aside from hockey specific, Josh was a Fitness model for 2 years in Toronto at Max Modeling agency, being in fitness competitions he placed second in Montreal and 3rd in Moncton and have written articles in magazine as well the “Guy of The Month” magazine add. Josh has a wide variety of training alternatives based on the client’s goals, injuries etc., He is an advocate of functional movement patterns, that make it fun and challenging,keeping the client engaged so it becomes fun to come to the gym each and every day.

Areas of expertise:
Hockey Specific Training
Rehabilitation
Performance
Functional Movement Training
Injury Prevention
Weight loss
Hypertrophy

Certifications:
Bachelor of Health Science
Masters of Exercise Science ( current)
Personal Training Diploma Eastern College
Twist Conditioning Functional Performance Coach
Twist Conditioning Sport Performance Coach
Canadian Fitness Professional Trainer Specialist
Canadian Fitness Professional Nutrition Wellness Specialist
SMCA Sports Trainer (Athletic injury management & Sport Taping)
Trigger Point Myofasical Techniques
Trigger Point Level 1
CPR/HCP
Sports First Responders
Canadian Athletic Therapy Association Candidate