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Summer of Sweat – the Wrap Up

Summer of Sweat – the Wrap Up

Summer of Sweat – The Wrap Up   Finally, at last, hockey season has started.  Just in time to wrap up my Summer of Sweat partnership with Gatorade Canada and see how my performance has improved on the ice.  I had my first games of the season this past Saturday.  Started the season with a […]

Lactate: Off the Hook for Muscle Soreness

Lactate: Off the Hook for Muscle Soreness

Pain and Soreness from Exercise: Is Lactate really to Blame?   Everyone has heard about Lactate and Lactic Acid.  It has been said that this by-product is responsible for the process of acidosis (increase in acidity in the musculature), which inevitably leads to muscle soreness and the “burning” sensation after exercise.  However, research in 2004 […]

Elliott Personal Trainer Kalev Fitness Solution

Welcome to the team, Elliott

Welcome to the team, Elliott

Welcome to the team, Elliott.   We’re excited to welcome Elliott to the KFS team!  Elliott joins us after recently completing his Kinesiology degree at the University of British Columbia, with a passion for helping people achieve their goals and overcoming the limitations of chronic conditions.  When I asked him why he would like to […]

Dynamic vs Static Stretching – what’s the difference?

Dynamic vs Static Stretching – what’s the difference?

Stretching isn’t just for Dancers.  Stretching and flexibility should play an important role in everyones’ fitness routine.  You don’t have to make it centre stage, but should incorporate it no matter how crunched for time you may be.  Here is some basic information about different types of stretching and how to incorporate it into your […]

Change Your Life With Deadlifts

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Some might say they find the squat to be the most important exercise for building full body strength, power, practicing functional movement, and for building size. Squats are a very important part of any training program. Squatting is the primal elimination position, it is also the big jump start movement we all took as babies […]

Raw Valentines Day Chocolate

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Valentines Day is fast approaching, a popular day to gift and eat chocolate.  Who doesn’t like chocolate?  It certainly is one of my favorite foods.  When choosing chocolate we might stop to think about the sugar content but it doesn’t have to filled with processed ingredients.  In fact, raw cacao itself is chock full of fiber, […]

Busting Fitness and Nutrition Myths

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There’s a lot of information out there, and some of which can be conflicting.  You may have read some advice that could be doing you more harm than good when it comes to achieving your health and fitness goals.  I’ve put together a list of my 5 favorite myths. 1. Eating fat will make you […]

Most Effective Stretches for Skiers, Snowboarders and Hockey Players

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With the winter season upon us, a lot is changing. From food fare to events, sports and training, we all can use a little tweaking to make this the fittest winter yet. Below are some stretches to ensure you keep playing all winter long.  When the fresh powder hits you’ll be ready to go! Skiing: Skiing requires a […]

Fitness Goals in 2014

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Another year commences and with that comes new goals for many.  Whether these goals are personal, professional, or fitness related, most of us have something that we want to work toward.  Having realistic and obtainable goals is a very healthy part of life and we encourage you to continually strive for excellence here at the […]

Staying Healthy Over The Holidays

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The holiday season is upon us and you know what that means!  Holiday parties, food and booze!  We  want to encourage you to take part in the festivities, and we have some tips and recipes to share with you to make the holiday season a little less taxing on your body. This time of year […]

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