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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 […]

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 […]

Last Chance to Get Outdoors!

Last Chance to Get Outdoors!

Summer is winding down and fall is right around the corner – hiking season will be coming to an end soon and the days will become shorter.  September may be your last chance to get outdoors!  Here are just a few ideas from our team and personal trainers if you’re wanting to take your workout […]

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 […]

Coconut oil in coffee? Learn how our trainers take it.

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I’m not sure about you guys, but my day just doesn’t feel right without a hot cup of fresh coffee first thing in the morning.  There is something about that little cup of java that just can’t be replaced in my morning routine. Over the years my morning coffee ritual has changed quite a bit. […]

Nature’s Nutrient Dense Protein Source

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You’ve probably heard the old myth that eating too many eggs will contribute to high cholesterol and that you should limit your egg intake.  One day the fitness industry exploded with this concept of eating egg whites, when fat and cholesterol found in yolks were portrayed as horrible things.  Fat and cholesterol can be bad […]

The Meat and Nuts Breakfast Theory

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So we touched base on what your training team eats for breakfast a few weeks ago and learned that the KFS personal trainers have a wide variety of eating habits.  An interesting breakfast theory that we will explore in detail today, is the concept of consuming meat and nuts at the start of the day. […]

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