Choosing a Foam Roller That’s Right For Your Body

Published on June 7, 2019

Work out that muscle tightness by choosing a foam roller with the density, texture and…

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Train the Trainer Event Recap

Published on April 29, 2019

To kick off the lead-up to Mental Health Week, Alive & Well hosted an evening of…

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Gym Gear 101: Choosing the Right Running Shoes For Your Foot Type

Published on March 10, 2019

4 simple steps to get you into the proper sneakers. Finding the shoe that’s right…

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How To Improve Your Shoulder Stability and Function

Published on January 26, 2019

Stabilizing your shoulder blades can improve your posture and reduce shoulder pain. Here’s a simple…

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hiring a personal trainer in Vancouver

8 Steps to Finding the Right Personal Trainer For You

Published on January 7, 2019

Elements to consider to make sure you’re choosing the right fitness coach. Working with a…

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Indoor Activities To Try When It’s Raining in Vancouver

Published on October 22, 2018

Keep busy, get active and stay dry on those rainy winter days. Vancouver is lush,…

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Alive & Well Personal Training Wins MINDBODY Visionary Award

Published on August 17, 2018

Vancouver, BC – August 17, 2018 – Alive & Well Personal Training has been honored in…

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Identify Your Foot Type With This Simple Quiz

Published on August 7, 2018

Are you an over-pronator, a supinator, or something in-between? Looking to buy some new sneakers…

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How Antioxidants Work (in Terms You’ll Actually Understand)

Published on June 12, 2018

The term “antioxidant” may be one of the most frequently used word in all of food…

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Ani Reduced Low Back Pain To Live A More Active Lifestyle

Published on March 12, 2018

There is never a dull moment when working with Ani and his wife, Montse. Every…

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Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Published on March 2, 2018

Yield: 16 bars Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 2 1/2 cups whole rolled oats 1 cup…

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What’s The Best Way To Improve Unhealthy Recipes? We Have 4 Great Ideas

Published on February 15, 2018

Simple substitutions you can make to help improve unhealthy recipes. We all have that favourite family…

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Spring into Spring Workout

Published on March 23, 2017

Help jump-start this spring weather with this plyometric jump-centred workout. Perform the below sequence either…

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Fitness Question: Should You Be Eating Before or After a Run?

Published on March 18, 2017

You’ve decided to head our for a run in a couple of hours…should you grab…

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Join Us for Pink Shirt Day

Published on February 14, 2017

On Wednesday February 22nd, we will be in full swing wearing pink and “Making Nice”…

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Woman using foam roller to release back muscles

Full Body Foam Rolling Routine

Published on November 25, 2016

Wherever your workouts fall on the intensity-spectrum, we can all benefit from one simple technique: Self-myofascial…

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Tips for saving time during your workout

5 Easy Ways To Maximize Your Time In The Gym

Published on November 3, 2016

We all have good intentions when it comes to making exercise a regular occurrence but…

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