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deadlift mistakes

Two Common Mistakes we See in the Deadlift

By Christina Prevett | August 13, 2018

The deadlift has been called the king of strength training and the list of benefits and muscle groups could fill a small book. But they’re also a ton of common mistakes people make when starting to deadlift. The first is people often are scared of bending at the hip fearing they’re going to injure their […]

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How do I do These Kettlebell Things???

By Christina Prevett | July 25, 2018

I’m sure you’ve seen people online or maybe at your gym playing around with kettlbells. Maybe you wanted to try it but your nervous and you’re not sure what you’re doing, we’ve got your back! We wanted to give you a few tips so you can hit the ground running with some of the most […]

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Butt pain

Get Rid of The Pain in Your Butt!

By Christina Prevett | May 22, 2018

A common complaint we hear as physiotherapists is that a client has a pain in the butt! Not a loved one who is giving you a hard time, but a real pain. Our body has natural mechanisms that we use when we have an injury. Often times that can be the muscles around the injury […]

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ac joint, physiotherapy, sprain, strain

What Happens if you Sprain your AC Joint?

By Christina Prevett | May 18, 2018

In this video, we give you a quick test that may mean that you have an issue going on with your AC joint. Then we talk about ways that we can start to manage that pain What people usually experience when they have sprained their AC joint is point tenderness in the front part of […]

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mindset, positive, stress,

I get teased when I say positive mindset wins… but it does!

By Christina Prevett | February 21, 2018

I would describe myself as a happy person. Most days, I’m pretty upbeat. I get called high energy and I definitely am!  That being said… in the last two years, I’ve defended my comprehensive portfolio, gone through big transitions in my career, had family members pass away and faced a very real chance of bankruptcy. […]

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athlete's heart, cardiac issue, marathon, crossfit

Athlete's Heart: Just for Endurance Runners or for CrossFit Athletes as Well?

By Christina Prevett | March 17, 2017

Athlete’s Heart is not only for the endurance athlete! This article is one that is kind of near and dear to me. During a recent health issue, one of the residents noticed a heart murmur when they were listening to my chest. I didn’t think much of it to be completely honest because that wasn’t […]

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