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How Stretching Could Help Fix Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most frequent causes of activity limitation in adults today and, unfortunately, the root cause can be hard to diagnose. As part of a series on lower back pain, this article will focus on how tight muscles could be the culprit behind your daily pain and will provide examples of stretches that you can do in the comfort of your own home.

fast fitness for beginners

Fast Fitness for Beginners

A new year means new fitness resolutions, but starting a new workout routine can be challenging – especially if you don’t know where to begin. To help get you started, we’ve put together a simple workout routine with five body weight exercises that target your whole body to promote strength, endurance, balance and core functioning. All you need is a little bit of floor space and a timer!

Personal workout plan

Creating Your Perfect Workout Plan

Is there such a thing as the “perfect” workout routine? Kinesiologist, Hedieh Hafizi, explains how to create the perfect workout plan.

Exercise as medicine

The Miracle Medication: No Prescription Required!

What if you discovered a medication capable of preventing or treating dozens of diseases? Luckily, this magic medication exists; exercise!

copeman calgary offers innovative new service options

Copeman Calgary offers innovative new service options

Find out what’s in store in Calgary! The latest program and service innovations at the Copeman Healthcare Centre in Calgary include gene-based nutrition testing, complete weight loss management and more.

Workout with personal trainer in the health club.

Want better results at the gym? A structured program could be the answer

If you often visit the gym without a plan, you’re probably not making the most of your time or energy. A structured exercise program could make a significant difference to your fitness progress.

master your mindset fitness weight loss goals

Master your fitness & weight goals with these cognitive behaviour techniques

Ready to make a change, know everything you should be doing, yet can’t seem to create momentum? Try these cognitive behaviour techniques and finally reach your weight loss and fitness goals!

The effects of motivational self-talk during exercise

The effects of motivational self-talk during exercise

In a recent study published by Copeman Kineseologist & Exercise Physiologist, Phil Wallace, in ACSM’s Medicine Science in Sports & Exercise Journal, it was proven that motivational self-talk has the ability to increase endurance capacity by up to 29% while exercising. Goal of the study The purpose of the study was to determine a way to […]

exercises to help you destress

4 Exercise strategies to help you destress

Did you know you can help manage your cortisol levels with exercise? And that this can lead to weight loss, lower blood pressure, and better sleep? Learn how.

It's never too late to change your lifestyle Going for weightlifting gold – at the age of 78

It’s never too late to change your lifestyle: Going for weightlifting gold – at the age of 78

“Don doesn’t believe he would still be alive if he didn’t visit Copeman Healthcare when he did.” 78 year old LifePlus client, Don Vaughan, shares his journey from heart attack to weightlifting champion with the help of his Copeman care team.

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fix lower back pain

How Stretching Could Help Fix Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most frequent causes of activity limitation in adults today and, unfortunately, the root cause can be hard to diagnose. As part of a series on lower back pain, this article will focus on how tight muscles could be the culprit behind your daily pain and will provide examples of stretches that you can do in the comfort of your own home.

fast fitness for beginners

Fast Fitness for Beginners

A new year means new fitness resolutions, but starting a new workout routine can be challenging – especially if you don’t know where to begin. To help get you started, we’ve put together a simple workout routine with five body weight exercises that target your whole body to promote strength, endurance, balance and core functioning. All you need is a little bit of floor space and a timer!

Personal workout plan

Creating Your Perfect Workout Plan

Is there such a thing as the “perfect” workout routine? Kinesiologist, Hedieh Hafizi, explains how to create the perfect workout plan.

Exercise as medicine

The Miracle Medication: No Prescription Required!

What if you discovered a medication capable of preventing or treating dozens of diseases? Luckily, this magic medication exists; exercise!

copeman calgary offers innovative new service options

Copeman Calgary offers innovative new service options

Find out what’s in store in Calgary! The latest program and service innovations at the Copeman Healthcare Centre in Calgary include gene-based nutrition testing, complete weight loss management and more.

Workout with personal trainer in the health club.

Want better results at the gym? A structured program could be the answer

If you often visit the gym without a plan, you’re probably not making the most of your time or energy. A structured exercise program could make a significant difference to your fitness progress.

master your mindset fitness weight loss goals

Master your fitness & weight goals with these cognitive behaviour techniques

Ready to make a change, know everything you should be doing, yet can’t seem to create momentum? Try these cognitive behaviour techniques and finally reach your weight loss and fitness goals!

The effects of motivational self-talk during exercise

The effects of motivational self-talk during exercise

In a recent study published by Copeman Kineseologist & Exercise Physiologist, Phil Wallace, in ACSM’s Medicine Science in Sports & Exercise Journal, it was proven that motivational self-talk has the ability to increase endurance capacity by up to 29% while exercising. Goal of the study The purpose of the study was to determine a way to […]

exercises to help you destress

4 Exercise strategies to help you destress

Did you know you can help manage your cortisol levels with exercise? And that this can lead to weight loss, lower blood pressure, and better sleep? Learn how.

It's never too late to change your lifestyle Going for weightlifting gold – at the age of 78

It’s never too late to change your lifestyle: Going for weightlifting gold – at the age of 78

“Don doesn’t believe he would still be alive if he didn’t visit Copeman Healthcare when he did.” 78 year old LifePlus client, Don Vaughan, shares his journey from heart attack to weightlifting champion with the help of his Copeman care team.