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Fitness Essentials: Exercise Screening Tools

Whether you are a fitness leader or a fitness participant, chances are you’ve come across a medical screening form to be completed before registering...

A Legacy of Changing Lives through Fitness and Healthy Living

There are moments in time that can completely change the course of our life. This was the case with BCRPA’s 2022 Fitness Professional of...
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Making Space for Every Body to Thrive: Vancouver’s All Bodies Community (ABC) Program

Everybody belongs in recreation, which is why the award-winning All Bodies Community (ABC) program is creating space around Vancouver for all bodies regardless of...
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Fitness for the win: BCRPA’s CEO (Literally) Sails into the Sunset

Last autumn, I shared on Healthy Living Matters my goal to get fit enough to sail competitively in a sport boat my husband and...
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‘It’s been a ball’: Reflections from a Retiring Fitness Leader at 81

With more than 40 years of leading fitness and twice that in life experience, Kathy Feay is ready to retire and hand off her...

Charting a New Course: How a Personal Trainer Helped Me Find My Sea Legs

As a once upon a time competitive sailor, I recently decided to get back into the sport. What led me to this decision is...

How becoming a Fitness Leader changed my life

Picture it. It’s January 2007. The holidays have just ended, and like everyone else, I’ve made some New Year’s resolutions that I am keen...

April 2021 marks 20 years of sexual assault awareness

April 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). What is Sexual Assault? Here is one definition from the Media Kit...

How to create and live a healthy, fun-filled life

Creating and living a healthy fun-filled lifestyle takes time, energy, and an investment in your #1 asset – YOU! We are here to experience life....

Pro Tip: How to clean your water bottle

Bacteria will grow just about anywhere, including your water bottle. It doesn’t matter what type of material it’s made from–glass, plastic, aluminum or ceramic–yuck! Ensuring...