Aging and Strength Training

by Andrew Hume M.Sc. Professional Kinesiologist     Aging, even in the absence of chronic disease, is associated with numerous physiological changes to our body that contribute to gradual decreases in muscle mass, strength, and function.  Such changes lead to the...
MOVE YOUR WAY TO WELLNESS

MOVE YOUR WAY TO WELLNESS

With the resolutions of January a distant memory and spring not too far away, many of us are still nestled into full-time hibernation mode, and may not see much reason to leave the house.   But winter weekends are the ULTIMATE opportunity to explore what PEI has to...
A Lesson from Norway (3 MINUTE READ)

A Lesson from Norway (3 MINUTE READ)

For some Canadians, winter can certainly be a more challenging time to be active. Since much of the northern hemisphere becomes wrapped in snow, cold and darkness, it makes sense that many of us indulge in a ‘gloom’ mindset. And that’s not to say we...
The ABC’S of posture

The ABC’S of posture

“Sit up straight, don’t slouch!” We’ve all heard this phrase many times as children. Parents seem to understand the importance of having good posture, but do they really understand why it is so imperative? Correct posture plays a fundamental role in the anatomical...