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Beacons of Light when There is Darkness

By Christina Prevett | January 12, 2016

This weekend was not the easiest one for me. My grandmother on my mom’s side passed away Friday afternoon. If you are looking for a label you could say she died of kidney failure but in my mind that just simply isn’t true. Her body was tired. She died of old age. The mother of […]

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Getting off the Floor – Part 3

By Christina Prevett | December 31, 2015

This is the final video in our getting off the floor video series. Here I show you a couple of ways to get up off the ground if you don’t require any assistance from your hands to get you up. These are great strengthening exercises that everyone can do at home!

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BOOMERS WORKOUT: December 23, 2015

By Christina Prevett | December 23, 2015

**REMINDER: We will be taking a break between the Dec 25th to January 3rd. If you want to come in for a workout come into the gym!! You’re always welcome!! Warm Up: Row 1600 m Foam Roll: Quads/ Adductors Strength: Squats 5-5-5-5-5 Workout: 12 minutes Row 300 m Run 50 ft 7 Sit ups

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Getting off the Floor – Part 2

By Christina Prevett | December 17, 2015

Alright – so in Part 1 we got the pivot to the floor, next is getting onto all fours. Once people have gotten onto hands and knees, it often then becomes possible for them to find something to help them get up by crawling. Check out the video on the next step to get up […]

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We're starting to recruit! Calling all persons over 60!

By Christina Prevett | December 15, 2015

Over the last couple of months, our team has been plugging away at the background work for starting a pilot randomized controlled trial. We are looking at the safety, feasibility and effectiveness of using a higher intensity exercise program for persons who are at risk of future disability compared to a lower intensity program. The […]

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BOOMERS WORKOUT: December 14, 2015

By Christina Prevett | December 14, 2015

Warm Up: 3 rounds 1 min jumps Rest 20 seconds 1 min row Rest 20 seconds Foam Roll: Calves Strength: Jumping Pull ups 6-6-6-6-6 Lunges 10-10-10-10-10 Workout: EMOM 10 Resisted Band Walks

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