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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"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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