STAVE OFF Blog

August 24, 2015

By Christina Prevett | August 24, 2015

Warm Up: Row 1600m Stretch/ Release: Foam Roll Quads Lacrosse Ball Hamstrings on a Box Strength: 1. Squat 3-3-3-3-3 2. DB Row 3×6 each side Workout: EMOM (Every minute on the minute) 10 8-10 Wall Balls

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Taking Inspiration from the Familia

By Christina Prevett | August 22, 2015

My dad has been a source of guidance and inspiration for me. He has always been there for me, in good times and bad. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day encourages people to appreciate the people in their lives that are there for them through thick and thin. Whenever there is a holiday, my dad’s side […]

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Published Article: The Masters Athlete: Changing the Perception of What is Physically Possible

By Christina Prevett | August 19, 2015

It is clear that the future of the fitness industry and its overall success in enhancing peoples lives for the better is largely dependent on the proper management of the Masters Athlete. Click here to see my article on Dr. John Rusin, The Strength Doc  

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Are BOOMERS becoming couch potatoes?!

By Christina Prevett | August 14, 2015

Over the last couple of years, a slew of new terms have come into popularity to describe how much we move. Physical inactivity, lack of exercise, sedentary behaviour seem to all be used interchangeably to describe people who do not move enough. But here’s the thing… Physical activity ≠ Exercise  Physical activity refers to movement. Standing, […]

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Why I Decided to Do my PhD

By Christina Prevett | July 24, 2015

I always really loved academia. The research environment was always something I thrived in. When I was in my undergrad I did some work in a research lab on addiction and was always able to run with my ideas. Even before I graduated from my physio degree, I was talking with professors who had done […]

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SIJ arthritis causing pain? Think again, another non-link

By Christina Prevett | July 24, 2015

By Christina Nowak BSc, MScPT, PhD(c) Low back pain and hip pain are two large contributors to pain and disability as we age. Many doctors prescribe XRays as a first means to investigate what might be going on. Previously, I have done articles related to back pain and knee arthritis that has shown that the […]

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