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Join the Exercise Challenge with Ed Shields, PT, BScPT

Hey, remember me, I was all about us getting fit while the kids headed back to school. I had a plan and we were going to get going about 2 weeks ago. So I took more time to choose… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2018/09/join-exercise-challenge-ed-shields-pt-bscpt/

Get Back to School Fitness for Parents: Exercise Program and Challenge with Ed Shields PT

Two years ago I wrote about my fitness journey doing a 90day program. Like most people, I struggle with juggling the demands of work and family life with trying to find some time… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2018/08/get-back-school-fitness-parents-exercise-program-and-challenge-ed-shields-pt/

Week Thirteen

DONE!!!!! Wow a month late but it feels awesome to know that I did 90 days of exercise.  If you want to get it all done in 90days you have to plan better than I did.  What I… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/02/week-thirteen/

Week Twelve

I was de-railed by the flu this week.  I truly missed a full week.  I am so close to the end and now further behind.  The flu only really bothered me for a day but I was so beat… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/02/week-twelve/

Week Eleven

This week was interrupted by a few days in Jasper.  I went to Mexico last month and did tonnes of exercise, but this week not able to get it done in Jasper.  I did not have the… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/02/week-eleven/

Week Ten

Good news, the shoulder pain has resolved and I have been able to resume all of my exercises!  I did start out with using a chair for pull-ups for the first few times (one foot on… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/02/week-ten/

Week Nine

So just recently I turned 46.  I am another year older. I have been getting the gears and told this is why I am hurt.  My age has nothing to do with my injury, it could have… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/01/week-nine/

Week Eight

This week I suffered a strain in my left shoulder.  It hurts with pulling down, so things like closing the car door or doing pull-ups don't feel great.  Funny thing, the injury… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/01/week-eight/

Week Seven

I am suffering a bit with the winter blahs.  It is not that bad outside but this time of year I really find it hard to get up off the couch.  I want to watch tv, go see a movie or… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/01/week-seven/

Week Six

I went to Mexico this week with some friends.  Deep down, at my very core, I am a runner. Before I would do any type of exercise, I would go for a run.  I really only do other… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/12/week-six/

Week Five

Week 5 New programs started this week.  I only had 5 days that I could get workouts in this week as I am away next week.  (Next week will be interesting as I will try and keep… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/12/week-5/

Week Four

After making it through the first three weeks, the soreness and stiffness, I felt I was ready for the next challenge.  In the previous incarnation of P90x this week was… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/11/week-four/

Week Three

The P90X exercise programs take place over 90days, which is almost 13 weeks of consecutive exercise.  There is a workout for every day.  The 7th day of each week is a lower… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/10/week-three/

Week Two

Life is busy.  We have 7 children, six of them are in school and 5 of them play hockey.  Needless to say the excuses not to have or make time to exercise are many.  In addition, I… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/10/eds-exercise-journey-week-two/

Week One

So last week I made a huge commitment to complete an exercise program and now that this commitment is public, I cannot back down.  I like to do my exercising either in the morning… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/10/week-one/

My Exercise Journey

If you know me, unlike several of my colleagues, I am not a competitive athlete at this stage of my life.  There are many reasons, such as my commitment to my children’s athletic… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/10/my-exercise-journey/

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