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Team Spotlight – Getting to Know Mina

Team Spotlight – Getting to Know Mina

Team Spotlight – Getting to Know Mina   We sat down with Mina one morning last month to put him in the hot seat – our personal trainers are usually the ones asking the questions!  We also wanted an excuse to share his headshot. Check out what Mina had to say after an early morning […]

Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes and Exercise Diabetes is an epidemic that is affecting a large portion of the North American population in particular. There are two distinct types of diabetes that are most frequently seen, one that is genetic in nature and one that is related to lifestyle. Type 1 diabetes is caused by the body’s immune system destroying cells that […]

Sprains vs. Strains

Sprains vs. Strains

Sprains vs. Strains   At some point, We’ve all had inflammation or pain we weren’t really sure about.  Elliott deciphers the pains of Sprains vs. Strains in this educational post.   What is a Sprain? A sprain is a stretching or tearing of a ligament (connects one bone to another bone) or a joint capsule […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Christian Kubas: Trainer, Aspiring Physiotherapist, Great Debater

Christian Kubas has been with KFS since 2009 and is one of three resident Kinesiologist. Always up for debate and never one to back down from a challenge, Christian impresses even the most confident with his assessment of just about any subject, scientific or otherwise. Christian is not to be trifled with when it comes […]

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