STAVE OFF Blog

Construction Update #2

By Christina Prevett | May 30, 2016

Hey everyone! We’re about 3 weeks away from our Grand Opening so we thought we would give you an update about all of the work we’ve been putting into the facility.

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5 “Normal” Parts of Aging: But are they?

By Christina Prevett | May 24, 2016

By Christina Nowak MScPT, CSCS, PhD (student)   Aging is an interesting concept. There are a lot of preconceptions, stereotypes and thoughts around what it means to get older. As we age, some of our systems stop working as effectively as they used to. It happens. Things appear to start breaking down. As a physiotherapist, […]

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One year of hard work … and Neill is doing BURPEES!

By Christina Prevett | May 19, 2016

With some health conditions getting in the way, I said to Neill that he’ll be able to do a burpee. He looked at me like I had two heads! But here he is, doing a burpee and we are so proud of him!

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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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PREVENTION and all its Pillars: The STAVE OFF Method

By Christina Prevett | May 17, 2016

Every day we get a little bit older. People don’t really like to think about that but it’s true. We hit our prime around 25-30 and its an uphill battle from there! With the next deadline looming, or the soccer tournament on the weekend coming up, it can be difficult to think about the actions […]

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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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