Category: Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation


Nutrition | Our Program | Our Staff

Say Hello to Our Nutritionist

Meet Sarah Image Source: Sarah S. Hooff Nutrition Consulting Sarah – a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Sports Nutrition Consultant, and a wonderful addition to the Sunshine Coast Health Centre/Georgia Straight Women’s Clinic team. Considering herself lucky

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Our Program

Sober Sports Victoria and Serendipity

If you know me you know I love hockey… Like LOVE HOCKEY! I’m an Oilers fan (let’s just get that outta the way right now), since sports fans care who your ‘TEAM’ is. Any who,

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Sober Sports

The Impact of Sober Sports on the Four Pillars of Wellness

It’s official, we have launched the local Powell River branch of Sober Sports! I couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of nurturing and growing this initiative here locally. It is my sincere and impassioned

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Life at SCHC | Our Program

Deep Satisfaction vs. Fleeting Pleasure and How to Know the Difference

Springing Forward We are blessed with a vast array of outdoor adventures to choose from here at SCHC. As we head, albeit slowly, towards warmer weather, I begin to get excited for what awaits just

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation

Staying Hungry: What Steady Gym Goers Know That you Don’t

The Truth about Goals Goals are useful. They give us a target to reach for. Something tangible that we can point to for all our efforts. I’ve seen many clients here at SCHC reach their

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation

Never Stop Playing: How to Stay Motivated to Move

Find Your Passion When speaking of how to adopt healthy, active lifestyles, I always say, “If you don’t enjoy something, you’re not going to do it very long.” If you hate going to the gym

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Life at SCHC

Mushroom Picking at SCHC: Searching off the Beaten Path

Fall on the coast is a lovely time of year that brings a distinct change in the weather. With the change in season, many favourite outings are no longer on the table, but as always,

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Life at SCHC

Say Yes and Reap the Rewards

Should I Stay or Should I go When you say yes, you just never know what might happen. It’s so easy this time of year to just bunker down and wait for spring to arrive.

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Life at SCHC

Our Two Favourite Hikes for Fall

In our Backyard Right across the street from the Sunshine Coast Health Centre extends miles upon miles of untamed backcountry forest. Thanks to a multi-decade effort by local outdoor groups, the networks of trails and

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Life at SCHC | Our Program

The Start of a New Season

With the NHL hockey season looming just a few short weeks away, SCHC has been abuzz with excitement of the year to come. At this point, everyone’s team is a contender for the Cup and

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Life at SCHC

Splashing into September

Kayaking in Some of the West Coast’s Finest Waters Plans were made and paddles set aside for a sea kayak adventure on Labour Day this year. At the gateway to the world-renowned Desolation Sound, the

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Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Our Program | Transformation

Fearless Fridays: Exercise in Addiction Treatment

Rise and Shine It’s 7:30 AM Friday morning at SCHC and three lone souls stand atop the bank looking out over the Malaspina Strait. Our legs are riddled with lactic acid and our lungs burn like

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure

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