Innovative Fitness | COACH SPOTLIGHT – Fitness Article

Innovative Fitness | COACH SPOTLIGHT   How long have you been with Innovative Fitness? I started with IF TELUS Garden in May 2017 – just after moving to North Vancouver. Tell us about yourself: I grew up in the Maritimes and went to school at Dalhousie University for my Kinesiology degree in Halifax, with an exchange at University of Otago in Dunedin, NZ. It’s probably easier to say what sports I don’t play, as I currently trail run, climb, play…

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Innovative Fitness | Combating the North American Posture – Fitness Article

Innovative Fitness | Combating the North American Posture “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” Truer words have never been spoken in reference to fighting the good fight against bad posture.  Many people have fallen victim to what has become known as the “North American Posture,” which is characterized by excessively rounded shoulders and a pronounced forward head position, or an excessive lumbar curvature and protruding abdomen.  The technical definition of the “North American Posture” falls under…

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10 foods rich in antioxidants you need to have in your diet – Fitness Article

Antioxidants are compounds that are found in one’s body as well as in many fruits and vegetables. Their chief functions include protecting our body’s cells from free radical damage. This, in turn, prevents premature aging and various chronic diseases. In fact, if the levels of free radicals in one’s body go unchecked, these unstable molecules can accumulate, thereby inducing a state known as oxidative stress. It can potentially wreak havoc on one’s DNA and other structures of cells, thereby increasing…

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