• Getting Over Plateaus

    Plateaus in training as well as in other areas of life can be demoralizing. It is especially difficult in our society of constant stimulation and sensory overload; to undergo a time period without change or improvement may depress you. Everyone hits plateaus in sports, fitness, work and life. Lower energy levels and lack of personal

  • Overtraining Syndrome

    For most of us, overtraining is not the issue. However, I do see Overtraining Syndrome in folks who are starting an exercise program and who are very enthusiastic initially. Or others who are training for an event such as a marathon. It’s hard to predict over training because everyone responds differently to exercise. Some common

  • Nordic Walking

    It is hiking season in Nelson! The crisp air beckons us outside. I beckoned my kids for a hike on White Rock trail recently. We geared up; my daughter had my trekking poles and my son and I each used one pole from an older set that I have. We hiked the trail in less