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Trainers Don't Shy Away from the Older Adult: A template to get you started

By Christina Prevett | October 7, 2015

A lot of strength coaches and personal trainers shy away from the older demographic or the Masters athlete. Persons over the age of 60 can be intimidating for trainers. Many of these clients come with aches and pains, complaints of arthritis and perceived limitations as to what they’re bodies are capable of. If trainers do […]

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The CIBC Run for the Cure and the Powerful Impact of those Around you!

By Christina Prevett | October 6, 2015

This weekend was the CIBC Run for the Cure. It is an annual 5 k run that takes place in many cities around the world. It’s goal is to raise money for breast cancer research in the areas of prevention and treatment. Breast cancer can affect 1 in 9 women in the US and Canada. […]

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October 2, 2015

By Christina Prevett | October 2, 2015

Warm Up: 2 rounds Row 500 m 5 sit ups Mobility: Piriformis Strength: Front Squat / Goblet Squat 10-10-10-10-10 Workout: EMOM 12 minutes Odd: 10 Wall Balls Even: 5 Sit Ups

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Published Article: The Truth Behind Running Injury Science and Fixing the Most Broken Physical Practice in the World

By Christina Prevett | October 2, 2015

I rarely tell athlete’s that they should stop running all together. Sometimes changes in the program NEED to be made to ensure safety and training without pain. Check out my new article for Dr. John Rusin regarding running and knee pain focussing on the Master’s age category! Click here.

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Dealing with a Pesky Knee Pain: 4 Ways to Keep Moving after Meniscus Injury

By Christina Prevett | September 19, 2015

Knee pain is one of the most common orthopaedic injuries that I see in older adults. The two most common injuries are knee osteoarthritis or issues with the meniscus in the knee. Both are often degenerative in nature. Knee pain can be extremely debilitating, affecting everything from walking around the mall to be able to […]

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Published Article: Competing in your Prime: Supplements for Performance in the Master's Category

By Christina Prevett | September 16, 2015

Young athletes use a variety of sports nutrition supplements to help them with recovery from their sport. As more Master’s athletes are competing into their prime years, the question becomes what supplements work? Does it change with age? Check out my article on E-Nutrition about supplements for the Master’s athlete!

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