Beat the Winter Woes

Beat the Winter Woes

  Staying active is essential to your mobility, health and happiness. Over the months of winter many of us in Kelowna will choose to stay indoors, as the decreased hours of daylight and cold air makes getting cozy in front of the television more rewarding than going...
Snow Shovelling

Snow Shovelling

Winter is upon us and that means shovelling snow! Snow shoveling is a high level aerobic activity that can cause many injuries in the old and young if not done properly. It is a repetitive activity that can cause muscle and joint strain and sprain in the shoulders and...
Winter Running

Winter Running

WINTER RUNNING… A few weeks ago while giving a running talk the topic of some of the challenges of winter running in Kelowna came up. While swapping stories I was reminded of one early December night I decided to go for a run. I was a recent transplant from Vancouver...
Helmets – Skiing & Snowboarding

Helmets – Skiing & Snowboarding

Winter is quickly approaching and a lot of us are looking at dusting off our ski and snowboard equipment for another season on the slopes. One of the hot topics on the ski hill last year was the issue of helmets and snow sports. The debate whether helmets should be...
Ski Injuries

Ski Injuries

I hope I don’t injure my knee this ski season!   If you’re uttering these words to yourself as the white stuff falls, then read on…   Skiing is fantastic for both recreation and exercise but unfortunately knee injuries are no stranger to this sport. With our...