Exercise

Some of us may be travelling near or far while others are staying put, opening their doors to friends and family. Whatever your plans, as the holidays unfold, everything that goes along with them tends to take precedence over our regular fitness routine.

It’s incredible what a little fresh air and Vitamin D can do for a person. Anyone else notice an increase in energy or desire to get outside when the sun pops out? Let’s go for a walk.

 The Turkish Get Up (TGU) is a movement that more people should be doing yet most don’t even know it exists and therefore, is often overlooked.

Remember when you were a kid and you had a ton of fun just making up games, playing sports with your friends, and doing cartwheels in the park? Thankfully, it’s fairly simple to re-introduce it back into our daily lives.

New Year’s resolutions carry a lot of weight and many people feel extra pressure to succeed which makes them more likely to make mistakes. Success in anything is achieved by simply picking ourselves up and trying again when we fail.

So, let’s get to it. Start squeezing those buns on the regular and bring your body to a place of balance.

Summer in Fernie is FULL ON. Whether you are a hiker or paddler, are biking the gnarly terrain or sitting at a desk, we all face the requirement of taking care of our body in order to maintain it for the coming adventure.

During the ski season you may start to ache and get sore in your glutes and instead of stretching, one of the go-to moves is tall kneeling with rotation. 

“Rest is a weapon” is the mantra of Jason Bourne and people who “go hard” often end up recovering from overuse injury or struggling with plateaus, stress, poor sleep, poor nutrition, and bad exercise habits. AKA burnout.