From our Friends

Lessons I’ve Learned as a Personal Trainer

Everyone starts at ground zero I think one of the biggest lessons I’m learning in the gym right now is that most people are self-taught. Every person you think looks the best, looks like they know what they’re doing, was once upon a time, a beginner. They started doing something they thought would be interesting, […]

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May 26, 2021

From our Friends

Yoga On & Off the Mat

I would race home from my 9am-5pm job, throw my work bag down, and rush to change into my yoga gear. Practically sprinting to the studio, I would make it just in time for the 5:45pm class with beads of sweat dripping down my face as I checked in. Missing my favorite yoga class wasn’t […]

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May 6, 2021

From our Friends

Tell me lies, tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies!

I think the most under-valued part of being a kinesiologist is helping people navigate the myriad of health information out in the cyber-world (and in the “grapevine”). Many of my clients come to me with questions and confusion about how to do a home workout, how to diet properly, how to practice good overall fitness, […]

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April 15, 2021

From our Friends

7 Stretches For a Healthy Back

7 Stretches For a Healthy Back Your back is probably the single most important part of your body; it keeps you upright, and functioning, and it provides signals from your brain to your limbs that allow you to move. Protecting it during your day-to-day, and in your activities is vital. All that heavy breathing people […]

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March 29, 2021

Yoga & Fitness

Some Thoughts about “Goal Setting” for 2021

At one of my last jobs, a common workplace saying was: “if you don’t plan, you plan to fail”.  I really didn’t like this statement at first – it mentions failure and kind of carries a negative / accusatory sentiment with it.  However, after some serious thought, I realized I didn’t like it because it […]

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March 9, 2021

From our Friends

A Kinesiologist’s Guide to Getting Back to Normal

Hey! Melissa here back with another kinesiology blog for everyone. Today we’re talking about the dreaded “C” word – COVID.  But not in the negative way that everyone talks about it – nope!  We’re taking a different approach and hopefully one you’ll find helpful and motivational. “COVID has made my life super difficult and stressful” […]

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February 25, 2021

From our Friends

Mental Wellness: Mastering the Art of “Thinking Like a Kinesiologist”

Hi!  My name is Melissa Bowman and I’m a BCAK registered kinesiologist based in beautiful British Columbia.  I graduated from Trinity Western University in Langley, with a degree in Human Kinetics and a specialization in Kinesiology.  Like many others – I have struggled with anxiety and depression – and continually work hard to keep my […]

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February 17, 2021

Holistic Wellness