STAVE OFF Blog

covid-19

Our Response to COVID-19

By Christina Prevett | March 13, 2020

STAVE OFF gym is CLOSED effective until March 30, 2020 due to COVID-19. Physiotherapy Clinic is operating via TELEHEALTH The development of the spread of COVID-19 has been fast and furious. With the unknowns of this virus come a lot of scary anecdotes, widespread panic and hasty decisions in an attempt to protect oneself. At […]

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Hip Stability

Hip Stability and Running: How to warm up properly

By Christina Prevett | January 31, 2020

Why does hip stability in running mean? Hip stability and strength is something that absolutely every runner or prospective runner should consistently be working on to decrease injury risk, maintain good running form and decrease any pain or aches.    Why is winter running different? Your hips need toto react to the changing texture underneath […]

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Winter running

Winter Running: Getting Warmed up

By Christina Prevett | January 17, 2020

I know its super cold out but they’re those crazy people that love winter running, and Maura is one of them….. So wanted to give you some pointers to help you get warmed up, especially just because often most people don”t feel like they’re ready to go until about half way through their run. #1: […]

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gain weight, baby weight, postpartum, performance

My Journey to GAIN Weight Post-Baby

By Christina Prevett | January 5, 2020

The past eight months since the birth of Mya has been QUITE the rollercoaster. Being a business owner means that mat leave does not exist and layer on top a PhD, travelling to teach continuing education, being a healthcare provider, an athlete… oh and did I mention trying to figure out this parenting thing? To […]

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SI joint

SI Joint Pain: How You Can Test for It

By Christina Prevett | December 17, 2019

SI joint pain is unfortunately pretty common and especially common during pregnancy, but sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference between SI joint pain and back pain. What is SI pain   Most common in the low back and hips which feels aching and dull that can feel very moderate to severe Typically […]

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Coach-athlete

5 Reasons Why you Might Want to Consider Getting a Coach

By Christina Prevett | December 15, 2019

With the New Year approaching, people are starting to reflect on the end of a decade. There is a sense of renewed zest and people making goals and resolutions. It is this goal setting and planning that makes me think about one of the best decisions I ever made… hiring a coach. BIAS ALERT: I […]

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