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Find Out What Other Fitness Blogs Aren’t Telling You.

Find Out What Other Fitness Blogs Aren't Telling You. By Robert Kjemhus, Kinesiologist, BHKIN A lot of my time writing these blogs is spent on the title. I’m not a fan of sensationalized content (often referred to as clickbait) but the science is in and 80% people will read [...]

The Power of Touch

The Power Of Touch By Robert Kjemhus, Kinesiologist, BHKIN If you’ve watched the summer Olympics recently then you’ve already noticed the brightly coloured tape that seems to be on every athlete. I’ve recently had a few people ask me about its purpose and whether it was there to provide [...]

Practice Doesn’t Always Make Perfect

Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect By Robert Kjemhus, Kinesiologist, BHKIN How does your body choose to move? Consider the task of pushing a button in the elevator. The goal should be obvious, to position your finger over the correct button and push it with vigour (because you have places to [...]

One Tip to Make Your Workout Stick

ONE TIP TO MAKE YOUR WORKOUT STICK By Robert Kjemhus, Kinesiologist, BHKIN To support the demands of a rigorous high school sports schedule, I started weight training over a decade ago. The plan was I would spend a few hours each day on the court and field practicing skills, [...]

Yoga for Upper Back and Neck Workshop

Yoga for Upper Back and Neck Workshop The at Open Space Yoga was a great success! We had 15 students join us for an afternoon to learn about strategies to relieve upper back and neck pain as well as what causes it. Our next workshop will be for anyone suffering from shoulder pain or [...]

Aktiv Coast Healthcare Chiropractic July Newsletter

Aktiv Coast Healthcare Chiropractic July Newsletter Lots to talk about this month with the highlight being our new Registered Massage Therapist, Cynthia Beatch starting her new practice here in Tsawwassen. All of that and more in our July newsletter

Running Exercises on our YouTube Channel!

Running Exercises on our YouTube Channel! For those of you looking for some great exercises to help prevent injuries and help you run faster we have started a running exercise playlist on youtube! Click on the videos below to watch and be sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Skiing Injuries – Aktiv Coast Healthcare, Tsawwassen, BC

Skiing Injuries - Aktiv Coast Healthcare, Tsawwassen, BC Suffering from knee pain while out on the mountain? If you ski long enough the chances are that yourself or someone you know will have a painful injury to this area of the body. The ligaments and capsule of the knee joint will only support the [...]

Running Mechanics – Part 4

Running Mechanics - Part 4 On my last post I finished by discussing a few common postural faults in running technique that may be caused by tightness and weakness around the hip. I finished by discussing the importance of leaning forward over the ankles in mid-stance to draw on the power of the glutes [...]

Running Mechanics – Part 3

Running Mechanics - Part 3 Having an understanding of knee, hip, and ankle mechanics will help you to run faster and prevent injury. As I spoke about in the last two previous posts there are two main phases of running gait. There is the swing phase, which takes place as the leg is lifted [...]