How to Spring Clean your Fitness Routine

How to Spring Clean your Fitness Routine

March 11, 2022

Spring is on the horizon and it’s time to welcome longer and brighter days, and bid farewell to cabin fever. It’s also the perfect time to rejuvenate a tired routine and integrate new activities into your workout. How do you know it’s time to change your routine, you ask? Develop a sense of awareness before, during and, after your workout to determine whether it is suitable for you. If not, it’s time to revise and refresh and we’ll give you some tips on how to do it. 


Get Outdoors: Sometimes a change in venue is all you need to shake the winter blues. Lace up your sneakers and get outdoors for a scenic walk, a jog or run down your street, or shake it up with your own backyard yoga or strength workout. Orthoquest offers a group run clinic to learn new run skills and build endurance, sign up and learn more about RunQuest on our website. 


Wake-Up Early: With the day’s becoming longer, set your alarm a little earlier for a morning workout. Try a neighborhood walk to your favorite coffee shop, sign-up for an early morning fitness class (pssst MoveWell Membership offers 6:30am class every weekday morning), or try a morning stretch or yoga class. Take advantage of those lighter days with a good morning sweat. 


Try Something New: Now is the perfect time to expand your fitness regime - Try going for a bike ride, signing up for a bootcamp class with your friend, or dip your toes into the pool for a swim. This can be the gateway to a new form of movement and finding a new hobby for the warmer months. 


Take a Lesson: Whether it is something old or new, lessons can be a great way to learn new skills and help to improve your overall fitness. Try signing up for a tennis, golf, or swim lesson with family, partners or friends. A great way to try a new activity or give an opportunity for an old hobby. 


Spring is a great time to try new things, if you find something and decide it’s not right for you, move on to something else. Living actively is individualized and enjoyment is a crucial part of living an active lifestyle. Need help or assistance with physical activity? Come and see us at Kelowna Kinesiology or learn more at movewellbewell.ca. Here is help you Move Well, Be Well.

Book your apppointment today


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in News

Shoes that paint a picture: ART
Shoes that paint a picture: ART

September 23, 2022

The ART Company was born in 1995, but their experience in the world of quality footwear manufacturing spans over 30 years. Both The ART Company and the ART footwear brand were created in 1995, with an ethos that was deliberately young, happy and carefree. Learn more...

Read More

How to Recover from Knee Surgery
How to Recover from Knee Surgery

July 21, 2022

Knee surgery is a daunting thing, whether it be to repair damaged ligaments, menisci or a total knee replacement, the recovery process is oftentimes painful and a little frustrating. Therefore, we have created a list of tips to help you have a speedy recovery.

 

 

Read More

How to Prevent Sore Feet While Cycling
How to Prevent Sore Feet While Cycling

July 14, 2022

When we think of cycling, we might not think about our feet. While the impact on our feet is less on a bike than walking or running, cycling involves repetitive motions that require large amounts of force being transferred through the legs to the feet, creating opportunities for sore feet! Common conditions our Pedorthist see in cyclists include: low back pain, anterior or lateral knee pain, arch pain, forefoot pain and/or numbness in the feet. 

Read More


Shoes that paint a picture: ART

Shoes that paint a picture: ART

September 23, 2022

The ART Company was born in 1995, but their experience in the world of quality footwear manufacturing spans over 30 years. Both The ART Company and the ART footwear brand were created in 1995, with an ethos that was deliberately young, happy and carefree. Learn more...

Read More

How to Recover from Knee Surgery

How to Recover from Knee Surgery

July 21, 2022

Knee surgery is a daunting thing, whether it be to repair damaged ligaments, menisci or a total knee replacement, the recovery process is oftentimes painful and a little frustrating. Therefore, we have created a list of tips to help you have a speedy recovery.

 

 

Read More

How to Prevent Sore Feet While Cycling

How to Prevent Sore Feet While Cycling

July 14, 2022

When we think of cycling, we might not think about our feet. While the impact on our feet is less on a bike than walking or running, cycling involves repetitive motions that require large amounts of force being transferred through the legs to the feet, creating opportunities for sore feet! Common conditions our Pedorthist see in cyclists include: low back pain, anterior or lateral knee pain, arch pain, forefoot pain and/or numbness in the feet. 

Read More



1 2 3 25 Next »
[OLD] Sizing Charts

FOOTWEAR:

European Sizing chart conversion:

*Please note that these conversion charts serve as a general guideline, actual fitting may vary by style.

Women’s

US

4.5-5

5.5-6

6.5-7

7.5-8

8.5-9

9.5-10

10.5-11

11.5-12

12.5-13

EU

35

36

37

38

39

40

41

42

43

 

Men’s

US

7.5-8

8.5-9

9.5-10

10.5-11

11.5-12

12.5-13

13.5-14

14.5-15

EU

41

42

43

44

45

46

47

48

 

SOCKS :

Sockwell

Brooks

Sock Size

US Men's Shoe Size

US Women's Shoe Size

Euro Shoe Size

Small

 

4 - 6.5

34 - 37

Medium

6 - 8.5

7 - 9.5

38 - 41

Large

9 - 11.5

10 - 12.5

42 - 45

XL

12 - 14.5

 

46 - 49


ANKLE BRACES:

 

Bauerfeind

 

Professional Orthopedic Products (POP)

  

DJO - Roboboots – Short and Tall

SHOE SIZE MEN

SHOE SIZE WOMEN

SIZE

Up to 4

Up to 5

XS

4 - 7

5 - 8

S

7 - 10

8 - 11

M

10 - 13

11 - 15

L

13+

15+

XL

 

 

 

DJO- Aircast Airsport

DESCRIPTION

MEN

WOMEN

SIZE

Left

Up to 5

Up to 5

X-Small

Right

Up to 5

Up to 5

X-Small

Left

5.5 - 7

5.5 - 8.5

Small

Right

5.5 - 7

5.5 - 8.5

Small

Left

7.5 - 11

9 - 12.5

Medium

Right

7.5 - 11

9 - 12.5

Medium

Left

11.5 - 13

13 - 14.5

Large

Right

11.5 - 13

13 - 14.5

Large

Left

13.5 +

15 +

X-Large

Right

13.5 +

15 +

X-Large

  

KNEE BRACES:

 

Bauerfeind

 

 

 

Ossur

Size

Circumference*

*Circumference measured 6” above mid-patella

XSmall

11.5" (29cm) to 13.75" (35cm)

Small

13.75" (35cm) to 16" (41cm)

Medium

16" (41cm) to 18" (46cm)

Large

18" (46cm) to 20.5" (52cm)

XLarge

20.5" (52cm) to 22.5" (57cm)

XXLarge

22.5" (57cm) to 24.75" (63cm)

XXXLarge

24.75" (63cm) to 28.5" (72cm)

XXXXLarge

28.5" (72cm) to 32" (81cm)

 

DJO

*Measurements taken 6” above mid-patella

SIZE

MEASUREMENT

XS/S

13" - 18.5" (33 - 47 cm)

M/L

18.5" - 23.5" (47 - 60 cm)

XL/XXL

23.5" - 29.5" (60 - 75 cm)

XXXL

29.5" - 31" (75 - 79 cm)


 

ELBOW BRACES:

Bauerfeind

 

 

HAND BRACES:

 

Professional Orthopedic Products (POP)

 

Size

Wrist Circ.

X-Small

4 ¾" - 5 ½"

Small

5 ½" - 6 ¼"

Medium

6 ¼" - 7"

Large

7" - 7 ¾"

X-Large

7 ¾" - 8 ½"


 

Orliman (thumb brace)

 

Size

Wrist

Circumference

in CM   (A)

 

Length

in CM   (B)

Small

14 - 18

11

Large

18 - 22

13