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Top 4 Things I Learned at CanFitPro Vancouver 2017

This past weekend, I attended my favourite annual fitness event – the CanFitPro Vancouver Fitness Expo. I thought I’d share with you four bits of information that most stood out to me.

#1: Ideal Facebook post length is just 40 characters!

People are mostly scrolling both Facebook and Instagram looking at photos, so you may get away with most followers reading 1-2 sentences at best. #noattentionspan

– “Best of” Social Media for Fitness Pros with Amanda Vogel

#2: Just one night of sleeping only 4-5 hours = a 70% drop in natural killercells (Natural Killer Cells are lymphocytes/white blood cells that play a major role in the host-rejection of both tumours and virally infected cells, aka kill cancer cells.)

– Thrive: 7 Keys to a Healthier, More Meaningful, Impactful Life with Dr. Susan Biali

#3: Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA) is the separation of the rectus abdominis muscles along the linea alba, or the inability to create tension across the abdominal wall.

  1. 100% of pregnant women will get a DRA by the 35th week of pregnancy.

  2. 55% of women with pelvic floor dysfunction (bladder accidents/leaking/pelvic pain) have a DRA.

My friend, Krista Dennett, and I, at a Core Confidence Workshop October 29, 2017 (my due date) at canfitpro Vancouver.

– What’s the deal with Diastasis? with Kim Vopni, the Vagina Coach from Bellies Inc.

#4: “Choice lies in the space between stimulus and response.”

The Calm Before the Client with Mia Jerritt of Integrated Life Strategies


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