STAVE OFF Blog

Meet William and Why a Fall got Him Exercising

By Christina Prevett | June 3, 2016

William has been with our program for over a year now and he has come SO FAR! From a fall over Christmas to deadlifting 155 lb at 78, I can definitely say this man is a strong role model of mine! William is such a wonderful part of our program. His cheery attitude and love […]

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The "Normal" Parts of Aging… But are They? Part I: Tiredness

By Christina Prevett | May 31, 2016

Tiredness. Exhaustion. Run down. Fatigue. Malaise. Lacking energy. All words used by us and our medical world to describe the feeling of being run down which causes = an inability to get tasks done. People who complain of tiredness often say that it makes it difficult to get stuff done, they can’t work for long […]

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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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