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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 […]

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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 […]

Snow & Ice Dry Land Training

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Join our 8 Week Snow & Ice Dry Land Training Program to be in peak condition for your favorite winter activity this year. Our diverse team of trainers has devised the optimal set of skills and conditioning you’ll need to excel during the ski, snowboarding and hockey season. This program will include: Speed/Explosive Strength Agility […]

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 […]

Proper Nutrition to Prevent Disease

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Sometimes when we think about going on a diet we do it with the intention of losing weight, gaining muscle and body composition changes.  Eating for health is ultra important too.  Every cell in your body is composed and structured carefully based upon what you feed them.  These tiny cells control our health in regards […]

Women in Weights – Alicia Talks About Her Favorite Training Method

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Hey everyone, it’s Alicia here!  Just wanted to chat with you about iron for a bit.  Whether it’s in a consultation or a casual conversation outside of the gym, when I ask females what their goals are, the common consensus is that they want to be lean and toned, and most add that they’d like […]

What do Personal Trainers Eat for Breakfast?

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Have you ever wondered how your personal trainer starts their day? Let’s take a look inside the world of the KFS training team and learn about what everyone eats for breakfast.   Sean typically starts his day with steel cut oats, low fat Greek yogurt, cinnamon, craisins,  and some sunflower seeds or ground walnuts to […]

Client of the Month: Ali Ibrahim

Ali has been personal training with us since November of 2012. When he walked through our door he he wasn’t sure what to expect but he had hope that we could transform his body into something he’s always desired. As for many  it was tough in the beginning being unfamiliar with many of the exercises […]

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