Build Muscles with a Shovel + Shovel Snow Safely and Efficiently

Build Muscles with a Shovel + Shovel Snow Safely and Efficiently

"It's all downhill from here." - J said to me the day after I turned 30. Well, I refuse to believe that. There's no such thing as 'going downhill' after a certain age as long as I keep training and train right.....right? Cue snow. Vancouver has received a few dumps of snow in recent weeks [...]

Stretch Your Way to Alignment | Nourish x The Write Balance

Stretch Your Way to Alignment | Nourish x The Write Balance

There are two common sources of pain and/or discomfort for my clients. One is muscular tightness. When muscles are tight, mobility is also limited. If the body is forced to move in a way that the muscles don't allow, injury and pain can occur. Think of muscles like this: licorice that has been placed in [...]

Active Rehab Mini Series: Pelvic Health (Part 3)

Active Rehab Mini Series: Pelvic Health (Part 3)

PELVIC HEALTH - PART 3 This is part of a mini series on Pelvic Health. Read Part 1 Introduction. Read Part 2 Warm Up and Stretch Read Part 4 Why I Almost Never Squat Get Assessed By A Pro A good physiotherapist/RMT/chiro knows their stuff. See someone who knows their stuff, pinpoint the issues, learn [...]

Active Rehab Mini Series: Why Your Body Hurts Even If You Are Active and Exercising (Part 1)

Active Rehab Mini Series: Why Your Body Hurts Even If You Are Active and Exercising (Part 1)

I was fairly lucky in that my body never endured major injury (other than soft tissue injuries I sustained from a motor vehicle accident when I was 23). After rehabbing from the MVA, I was pretty much pain free. Then, I had a baby and, all parents can agree that carrying a clingy baby around [...]