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Fitness and Diabetes Prevention

Fitness and Diabetes Prevention

Diabetes mellitus is defined as a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood. In 2011 diabetes was listed as the 6th leading cause for death in Canada. At the moment there are no known causes or measures to prevent type 1 […]

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 […]

Muscle Soreness and DOMS

Muscle Soreness and DOMS

Muscle Soreness and DOMS   There are typically three types of pain that relate to exercise. These include: 1) Pain during or immediately after exercise 2) Pain induced by muscle cramps 3) Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) Each is caused by different scenarios and follows its own time course. Pain during exercise is considered to […]

Kalev at Kalev Fitness Solution, 2014

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 […]

Women and Weights

Feel confident in the gym and in your body.   Details Want to be lean and strong?  Learn how to lift in our Women and Weights 6 week program.  You’ll learn how to incorporate weight training into your fitness routine with a small group of  like-minded women.  No experience necessary – all-star personal trainer Alicia (photo […]

Welcome Christopher Davite to KFS

Welcome Christopher Davite to KFS

We’re excited to welcome Christopher Davite to KFS!  You may have noticed him around if you’ve been into either of our Gastown or Yaletown locations recently – most likely on the rower or with a kettlebell in hand. Christopher is one of our newest Personal Trainers at KFS, and our new resident kettlebell expert – […]

KFS Physiotherapy with Christian Kubas

KFS Physiotherapy with Christian Kubas

We are pleased to offer a new service at Kalev Fitness Solution to keep you moving efficiently and pain free!  Christian has been a personal trainer with KFS for five years and is a Physiotherapist with our close friends & neighbours, Gastown Physio & Pilates.  He is now bringing these skills to KFS to ensure […]

1 month Group Fitness $99, personal training sessions - 3 x 1/2 hr sessions $99, 3 x 1 hr sessions $149

Give the Gift of Fitness This Holiday Season!

Give the Gift of Fitness This Holiday Season!

Calling all last minute holiday shoppers: Give the Gift of Fitness! Do you have someone in your life that’s impossible to shop for?  Or someone who you know wants to be proud of how they look and feel better everyday?  This holiday season, give the gift of fitness.  You know how good it feels to get […]

Soy: Friend or Foe?

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I recently posted about protein and the important role it plays in the human body.  We took a look at non meat protein sources and I mentioned that I was not going to include soy in that list.  Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of soy, and I will let you be […]

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