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Here are two different ways to start a mindfulness or meditation practice today. We have Tim’s favourite and Dasha’s favourite. Give them a try.  more

Videos: basic leg strengthening exercises. If you are deconditioned or just starting on a fitness routine, this is for you.


Many people are searching for a Physiotherapist. Far fewer search for a Kinesiologist. Are you wondering: what is the difference between a Kinesiologist and a Physiotherapist? This is for you.  more

Active Rehab can seem a lot like personal training. These are the two main services we offer here at Positive Shift in Burnaby. Here we compare and contrast them. more

I hear people talking about working off bad food. “I better get a run in because I ate like crap on the weekend”. “One beer equals ten minutes of running”. People who are talking this way are seldom crushing their goals and making massive progress. Here is why this approach doesn’t work. more

This is the story about how, and why, I got started meditating and taking cold showers. Yes, sometimes I do these both at the same time. Here is my experience with cold adaptation, meditation and the Wim Hof Method.


At Positive Shift we have BCAK members on staff who offer personal training. BCAK stands for the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists. They represent movement experts in athletics and rehabilitation. more

Sleep impacts exercise and recovery in an enormous way. Some minor changes will improve your sleep quality.  If you are putting the time in at the gym, here are 3 suggestions to help you recover well. more

The previous blog post from Colette Mrazek about the inner critic quickly became very popular. So, I want to follow it up with a few other good reads that relate to the mind and exercise.  more