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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 […]

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Summer of Sweat – Back to the Beginning

Summer of Sweat – Back to the Beginning

I’ve recently teamed up with Gatorade for their Summer of Sweat in order to keep myself on track.  Setting goals is one thing, but pushing yourself and staying on track is another, and in order to be in my best shape yet and condition for another upcoming hockey season, I have to stay focused and […]

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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 […]

How to Train for Free

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The more the merrier?  Power in numbers? We’re all about it! How you ask? With our referral program! Not only are you going to benefit your friend by getting them started on their fitness journey, but it’s going to benefit you as well! What’s in it for you? If any of your friends or family […]

We Weigh in on Weighing in Before a Workout

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When at the gym you may have noticed people jumping on the scale before their sweat sesh. To me this is an odd phenomenon happening all to often and in MY opinion a totally detrimental thing to do. But you be the judge… Why it’s Not a Good Idea If you are using this as […]

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 […]

Eat Nuts!

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Eating nuts and seeds regularly has shown to improve heart health.  We’ve discussed previously that our bodies need good fats.  Nuts contain mono and poly-saturated fats that provide benefits to the heart in addition to Vitamin E, and plant sterols.  Replacing snacks like crackers, cookies and chips with nuts will help improve cholesterol, plus fat […]

Eat Fat Get Fit

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Why is the word ‘fat’ when used in its setting of being an essential macronutrient, so frightening to people?  Of course from a physique stand point no one wants to be “fat” per say, but the foods that contain good healthy fats do not lead to weight gain or poor health. So many low fat […]

Which Vegetables Should Be Cooked For Optimal Health?

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  We know we’re supposed to eat our vegetables.  They provide us with many vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and fiber which are all essential to our health.  Interestingly enough, some sorts of produce have higher nutrient counts when cooked.  The process of cooking softens the fibrous exteriors which in some cases releases more nutrients and boosts […]

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