CanScribe Fitness Challenge
Are you looking for an excuse to get active? Are you working out and just need something different? Well, CanScribe is putting on a fitness challenge! We are two amazing physiotherapists coming in to lead fitness classes, teach us about maintaining our fitness and health, busting myths, and teaching us the most effective ways to workout to avoid injury!
Why Join the Fitness Challenge
This fitness challenge is totally optional. If you are looking for a reason to start your fitness goals, we want you to join us! With two amazing Physiotherapists recording fitness videos and answering questions for us, we wanted to give you the option to join!
Every week multiple videos will be uploaded to this page, and our YouTube channel where you can follow along with your fitness goals. There will be multiple progressions to make exercises easier, or more difficult.
The fitness challenge starts on March 3rd, 2021 and ends on April 2nd, 2021. All of the exercises can be done from home, and there is no obligation to do them if you do not want to.
If you would like to follow along, enter your information in the form, so we can keep you up to date!
Note: CanScribe and its contractors are not liable for any injuries or any damage done through the workouts. By entering the fitness challenge you agree to take responsibility for your actions during the workouts.
Meet Your Fitness Leaders
Jon received his Bachelor of Human Kinetics at University of British Columbia – Okanagan in Kelowna BC, graduating in 2016. He then completed his Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. He has been working as a Physiotherapy intern in Calgary AB for the past year.
Jon’s treatment philosophy is to prioritize treatment techniques and plans that will ensure his patients are injury free for the long term and for his patients to feel in control of their injuries and rehabilitation. His primary tool for rehabilitation is progressive exercise programming based on patient injury and needs. Jon loves to learn and enjoys furthering his training to ensure all his patients are getting the best possible physiotherapist.
In his free time, when the world was normal, Jon enjoys playing a variety of sports. He was playing soccer, volleyball and basketball in competitive community leagues. And now enjoys golfing as much as financially possible. He also shamelessly enjoys anything to do with Harry Potter.
Sydney graduated with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2019 after completing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, both completed at the University of Alberta. She comes from an athletic background and has experienced injuries of her own which originally inspired her passion for physiotherapy.
Sydney’s treatment philosophy is all about getting patients back to what they love to do using a combination of exercise prescription, education, manual therapy and therapeutic modalities. Her priority is finding the treatment techniques that will ensure her patients are injury-free over the long term and for her patients to feel in control of their injuries and rehabilitation. She loves to learn and enjoys furthering her training through additional educational courses.
Outside of the clinic, Sydney enjoys playing competitive ringette, running, skiing and reading.
Set Your Baseline
Follow along in the below video to set your fitness baseline. You can write down your results and keep them to be used at the end of the fitness challenge. Below are the baseline items you need! If you do not feel comfortable performing any baseline test, please feel free to skip it.
- Your weight
- Your pushup results
- Your situp results
- Your step test results
- Your vertical jump results
At the end of the challenge you can compare your baseline results to your new results. These baseline measurements are fundamental measurements used by physiotherapists and are standardized in practice.