5 Must-Know Pieces of Info For Your Health (Learned during my FST Certification)

Last week I was in Arizona for the training to become a Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist. I’m excited to bring it back to Vancouver to help you with your movement challenges, things you want to improve, fitness goals, injury rehabilitation, and other pain in the butt issues you can’t seem to get rid of. As I always knew Fascial Stretch …

Toe and Foot Stretches to Help You Walk Properly

Take your shoes off anytime and try these stretches. Tip – they can be done seated  We’re always busy stretching our hips etc so today’s Try’s This Tuesday we have foot and toe stretches which are often where various issues such as knee pain, hip tightness, low back, shoulder, and neck pain actually stem from. (If you missed our previous …

How to Walk Properly – 2 Things to Keep in Mind

In our 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s, our joints tend to stiffen up (even if we’re active…, we’re human). Unless we take dedicated time to improve our ankle and foot mobility, chances are – the way we walk has adapted to this new (lesser) mobility…. Which then leads to various issues – knee pain, back pain, ankle tightness, plantar fasciatis, heel …

Ever Feel Like Your Fitness Goals Are Not Within Reach?

Yes, sometimes it feels like your fitness goals are never within reach. Don’t worry you are not alone. I’m not going to say “just breathe and let it go” because… Well…. Fitness is IMPORTANT!! Rather, aside from numerous questions, I would also ask if you pay attention to your breathing. What does breathing have to do with your fitness goals? …

Feeling Stiff?

Not sure whose with me but I feel super stiff any time I have a lack of exercise routine! Whether I’m out of town or have a big project I’m working on, I’m always excited to get into the regimen, and to make sure I don’t hurt myself going back to the gym after a week, 2 weeks, more, I …

20 Variations of One of The Best Core Exercises – The Side Plank

The video below contains side plank variations for beginners to intermediate to advanced. The side plank is a great exercise to strengthen the core and hip muscles for those that experience low back tension, tight hips, and various other dysfunctions that can arise. One of the great things about the side plank core exercise is that you can gauge that …