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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 […]

Simple tips for a Healthy Summer

Summer is a good time for many things – our moods (Hello Vitamin D!), friendships (“remember that time on the boat…”) and more.  It can be a bit of a menace on our waistlines and overall health if you’re not careful though… one afternoon cold one sometimes turns into six, slushie beverages, a highschool reunion […]

Dynamic vs Static Stretching – what’s the difference?

Dynamic vs Static Stretching – what’s the difference?

Stretching isn’t just for Dancers.  Stretching and flexibility should play an important role in everyones’ fitness routine.  You don’t have to make it centre stage, but should incorporate it no matter how crunched for time you may be.  Here is some basic information about different types of stretching and how to incorporate it into your […]

Six Tips to Lose Weight

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Weight loss is a common goal and difficult to accomplish alone. Below are six tips to consider as you embark on this difficult task. 1)     PLAN: Establish your goals first and articulate why they are important to you. Set up a timeline and a plan for exercise and healthy eating. 2)      MAINTAIN INTENSITY: Keep your […]

Water for Weight Loss

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You heard right! Drinking water will help with your weight loss. If you are eating right and exercising with your trainer on a regular basis then try drinking more water. Many people don’t drink enough water daily which means their bodies aren’t functioning at optimal capacity. Therefore, their metabolism is not burning as many calories […]

Easy Moves to Improve Posture and Back Pain

80% of the population will experience back pain at some point during their lifetime. Strategies for promoting a healthy back can be categorized into physical, behavioural, and postural. Come visit Vancouver’s best personal trainers at Kalev Fitness Solution for even more tips!   Physical: -Strengthen abdominal muscles (side bridges and planks) -Strengthen hip extensors (floor […]

Playoff Pressure: A Few Smart Tips on Eating Out

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Playoff Pressure: A Few Smart Tips on Eating Out Keep in mind what you put into your body is important to staying on track – but there is no reason you can’t enjoy these Playoffs (ESPECIALLY now that we’re in the Finals!!) without compromising your diet! Everyone likes to indulge every once in a while, […]

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