STAVE OFF Blog

WORKOUT: May 18, 2016

By Christina Prevett | May 18, 2016

**Warm Up** Strength: Dumbbell Press 5-5-5-5-5 Hip thrusts 8-8-8-8-8 Workout: 12 minutes Odd: Sidelying raises x 10 Even:Plank x 20 seconds **Cool Down**

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The STAVE OFF Pillars

By Christina Prevett | May 17, 2016

Our Healthcare system is Reactive … but really… PREVENTION is where it’s at! We build the foundation of our bodies through the laying down of bricks as we progress through our life. Those bricks can be high quality and durable, or they can be lower quality and prone to breaks and holes. It is the […]

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Making the 90-year-old marathon runner STOP being the exception, and START being the rule!

By Christina Prevett | May 3, 2016

The rise of social media has created a space for us to share stories. Stories that inspire us, stories that make us cry, cat videos. You know they’re all there. Recently, I have been seeing a lot of videos that show examples of inspiring seniors maintaining their activity, breaking records and being STRONG into their […]

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"Trust the process" .. with aging, with exercise, with life

By Christina Prevett | April 26, 2016

In physio school, my colleagues will remember one professor who always told us to “trust the process”. McMaster is known for its problem-based learning strategy, a type of learning that many people in a classic school setting have never had exposure to. Starting physiotherapy school leads to many times where you feel nervous or lack […]

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Don't call me hun, I'm old enough to be your grandmother!

By Christina Prevett | April 19, 2016

“Aren’t they so CUTE!” “Oh my god that older person is ADORABLE” “Hi hun, how are you?” Over the last couple of years in my physiotherapy practice, I have worked with a lot of older adults. Transitioning into the research sphere, I have been able to talk to a lot of researchers, clinicians, family members and […]

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BOOMERS WORKOUT: April 13, 2016

By Christina Prevett | April 13, 2016

Warm Up: 1600 m Row Foam Roll: Low back Strength: Deadlift 3-3-3-3-3 Bicep Curls superset with Tricep extensions 6-6-6-6-6 Workout: Every minute for 10 minutes 20-30 Skips

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