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Preparations for the 2017 Canada Summer Games are underway and Team BC has selected the Mission Staff who will support British Columbia’s athletes, coaches, and managers as they prepare for and compete at these national multi-sport Games. Chef de Mission, Rob Needham, will lead the team of Mission Staff who will provide administrative, logistical, and performance preparation support. This will be Needham’s third Games as Team BC’s Chef de Mission in addition to his extensive international Games experience with Team Canada at the Paralympic Games. “The Canada Summer...
By Cristina Sutter Congratulations! You finished The Vancouver Sun Run! What an amazing experience! After a race, it’s perfectly natural to celebrate and take a well deserved break from our training and eating routine. However, many of us have an “All or Nothing” mentality with both our training and our diets. So after we have reached our goal, it can be hard to stick with the routine of eating well and training regularly and we may fall back into our old habits. To avoid this “All or Nothing” cycle, try setting a new goal to keep you on track. For your fitness,...
Just a few days away from The Vancouver Sun Run! SportMedBC’s Lynn Kanuka has information and advice on how to physically and mentally prepare for the big day! Joining Lynn is longtime leader and area coordinator Rainy Kent...
Last Minute Tips & Advice Here we go! We’re just a few days away from the 2016 VANCOUVER SUN RUN! Don’t miss the final SportMed RunWalk Webinar of 2016! Join SportMedBC’s Lynn Kanuka for information and advice on how to physically and mentally prepare for the big day! Joining Lynn on Thursday will be longtime leader and area coordinator Rainy Kent. REGISTER NOW Title: Last Minute Tips & Advice Date: Thursday, April 14th, 2016 Time: 12:00pm - 12:30pm SPACE IS LIMITED SportMedBC will help you to a safe and comfortable finish at the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run!...
Please note that the SportMedBC office will be closed on Friday, March 25th and Monday, March 28th. The office will reopen on Tuesday, March 29th at 8:30am. Happy Easter!
BURNABY, BC (February 15, 2016) - Dr. David Cox, Chair of the Board of SportMedBC, has announced that Robert Joncas has been hired as the new Executive Director of SportMedBC. He will begin his duties on March 7, 2016. Mr. Joncas, originally from Newport, Québec, has a Physical Education degree from the Université de Moncton, and a Masters in Kinesiology from the Université de Sherbrooke. He was the Technical Director for the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors before becoming High Performance Manager at Canada Snowboard in 2005. Mr. Joncas was the Assistant Team Leader for Canada...
With just over five weeks to go until The 2016 Vancouver Sun Run, SportMedBC’s Lynn Kanuka offers advice to get you ready for the home stretch of the InTraining program and looks ahead to more training and RunWalk options!...
Douglas College Personal Trainer Program Save time and money and become a certified BCRPA personal trainer by taking all your courses with the Sports Institute! Our top quality instructors will lead you through the entire process from start to finish. You could be out in the community and earning money as a personal trainer before you know it. Tuition includes all textbooks, manuals, exams and evaluation fees. March 2016 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! You must be available to attend all dates in the schedule. Starts: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Ends: Thursday, August 4, 2016 To register, call the...
Over Halfway - What’s Next? Almost there! On the home stretch to the 2016 VANCOUVER SUN RUN! As Sun Run InTraining continues, don’t miss this FREE SportMed RunWalk Webinar! With just over five weeks to go until The Vancouver Sun Run, SportMedBC’s Lynn Kanuka offers advice to get you ready for the home stretch of the InTraining program and looks ahead to more training and RunWalk options. REGISTER NOW Title: Over Halfway - What's Next? Date: Thursday, March 10th, 2016 Time: 12:00pm - 12:30pm SportMedBC will help you to a safe and comfortable finish at the 2016 Vancouver...
Just over two months to go until the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run! As Sun Run InTraining continues, check out this SportMed RunWalk / InTraining Webinar! It's normal to experience some aches and pains during training. Some pain will disappear, some might require rest. SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka and physiotherapist Denine Ellis cover common injuries and provide advice to keep you healthy and fit! Video of 20wa7Y6b-Eo...

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