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Static vs Dynamic Stretching

By Lorne Marr on Feb 3, 2017

It was a long-held fitness belief that stretching was simple. However, as with all areas of fitness, the experts continue to dig deeper in order to get a better understanding of what sort of applications stretching can have in order to benefit athletic response and performance. Read more...


Pas de Deux

By James Ellsworth on Feb 1, 2017

David Roland and Amalia Schelhorn continue to dance through life. They both had distinguished careers in ballet as “youngsters,” performing as principal dancers in several leading classical roles. Read more...


Fit for Her Adventures

By Wendy Johnstone on Jan 3, 2017

England, Wales, Normandy, France, the Camino Trail and hours of desert hiking in the Palm Desert. These are just a few of the exciting places Greer Rosequist has hiked in her lifetime. Read more...


Generally Speaking

By Wendy Johnstone on Jan 2, 2017

Family caregivers often struggle with not knowing how to speak up and get their message across to key people involved with the person for whom they are caring. Read more...


The Kick Ass Women of Silver Star

By Patti Shales Lefkos on Dec 1, 2016

Silver Star Mountain Resort, its village perched at 1,609 metres, only 20 minutes above the Okanagan Valley city of Vernon, boasts 131 downhill runs, 105 kilometres of groomed cross country ski trails in conjunction with adjacent Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and 16 kilometres of snowshoe trails. A perfect playground for kick ass Silver Star seniors. Read more...


Poster Boy for Retirement

By Kiana Karimkhani on Dec 1, 2016

When Craig Bassett and his wife retired to the Comox Valley from North Vancouver six years ago, he had never been in a kayak and didn’t own a bike. In the years since (and a few higher quality bikes later), Craig is at the front lines of numerous cycling events. Read more...


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