STAVE OFF Blog

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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VIDEO: Neill making HUGE progress and doing 12" step ups!

By Christina Prevett | April 13, 2016

Neill has come such a long way! From using a walker, to a cane, to not needing anything! Now he is squatting, deadlifting, running and overall living life. We are so proud of you Neill!

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BLOG: Opportunity happens outside your comfort zone

By Christina Prevett | March 29, 2016

Over the last couple of months, Nick and I have been stewing about an idea. An idea that is life altering and terrifying. We had been thinking about opening a clinic based on the ideas and information behind STAVE OFF. Finally, in the New Year, we pulled the trigger. We found a spot that was […]

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BLOG: Age-friendly communities and exercise updates

By Christina Prevett | March 10, 2016

This past week, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Centre for Studies on Aging and Health conference called “Aging” Are we doing it right?”. Here I was able to hear a lot of very talented speakers talk about their work in the field of aging and older adults. It was wonderful because I […]

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The Impact of Exercise: One Family's Story

By Christina Prevett | February 11, 2016

** Since this was written, Anna and Joey have CONTINUED to show an incredible amount of progress. I am so honoured to be able to witness and contribute to their success on a weekly basis – Christina **   You know how they say it’s the little things that matter?  That life is made up […]

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