Strength Training

Strength training has long been popular across many different areas and cultures. Millions of people flock to gyms each year in the hopes of getting in shape, getting stronger, and getting more muscular. The problem is that a lot of gym goers get overwhelmed by the sheer mass of information available. How many days a Read more about Strength Training[…]

Kellycurls #4

I can’t believe we are heading to the Olympic Games. It seems a little surreal; it’s something we have been preparing for and talking about for a very long time and the moment is finally here. Christmas was an enjoyable and restful time in Canada. Santa Claus came and went, as did the flu for Read more about Kellycurls #4[…]

From Meh to Yes!

The start of January brings on a busy gym season. This happens for a couple of reasons: 1) New Year’s resolutions are in full swing and people are still determined and 2) people are realizing that the summer body they are dreaming of needs to be ready in about 5 months. As much as we Read more about From Meh to Yes![…]

It’s Just Food

A New Year is here, and as always, that brings New Year’s resolutions. One of the most common resolutions I hear is one I’m just as guilty of making and then not keeping myself. Something along the lines of: “New year, New me!” or “Start exercising and dieting!” or “By summer, you wont recognize me!” Read more about It’s Just Food[…]

Holiday Survival Tips from a Dietitian

The holidays. One of my favourite times of the year to get together with family and eat all the traditional, wonderful food. It brings back memories of Christmas baking, my grandmother’s raspberry marshmallow salad, tasting my grandpa’s newest batch of local fruit wine, and making food with my mother. It’s safe to say that food Read more about Holiday Survival Tips from a Dietitian[…]

Kellycurls #3

It’s been a little longer than I had initially planned for an update! Would it surprise you to know that once competition season started, I haven’t had much spare time to sit, reflect and report? Better late than never I say, and conveniently, I find time to write this as the ‘Roar of the Rings’ Read more about Kellycurls #3[…]

Why Physiotherapy?

What made you decide that was the career path for you?  Now that I have officially begun my career as physiotherapist, I’ve been asked this question a lot by my patients and new friends I’ve met. Not to mention my friends, family, and acquaintances back home who also asked me this when they found out Read more about Why Physiotherapy?[…]

Brenda

Brenda was born in Swift Current and has spent the majority of her life here. Before joining the team at STRIDE, Brenda worked for the Swift Current Broncos organization for several years. Brenda has two grown children and 4 grandchildren that keep her busy. Her son lives in Regina and works for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Read more about Brenda[…]

Inner Core

When you hear the words “core training” what do you think? Most would automatically say sit ups, planks, or some other variation of exercise designed to work our rectus abdominus or our “six pack” muscles. We hear it all the time — people want to “strengthen the core” or “flatten that stomach” and they automatically Read more about Inner Core[…]

Kellycurls #2

Safe Arrival It never seems to make a difference how long it has been since I was in my homeland – I find great comfort and familiarity in being here – like I have never been away. If I could bottle up Scottish air and Scottish water and bring them back to Canada, I definitely Read more about Kellycurls #2[…]