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Trail Building with Ride BC + SORCA

Don Cherry is to mountain biking what Ron Mclean is to trail work. If you’ve never watched Coach’s Corner, I can’t help you. Mountain biking full of flashy colours and strong opinions, but it’s incredibly fun, and despite its peculiarities, you’ll hold onto it as long as you can. Conversely, trail building is calm, collected…

Genetic Testing – Optimizing Performance

  Since the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003, researchers have been working to develop ways that could feasibly allow individual testing for genetic defects known as SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms). More importantly, they’ve been seeking to understand how that genetic data translates into disease risk and into clinically effective therapies for both…

5 Reasons Why You Should Move to Squamish !

The secret is out…there are a lot of amenities that come with living in Squamish. Check out these 5 reasons you should move to Squamish: Really Big Backyard: Regardless of what type of property you move into, all properties come with a “Squamish Backyard”. There are endless trails in Squamish so easily accessible trails throughout…

5 Ways Acupuncture Benefits Athletes

Us Squamptonites love to be active and play outdoors.  Whether you’re an elite athlete, die-hard marathoner, dedicated yogi, mountain biker, rock climber or weekend warrior; acupuncture can improve and enhance your performance in the sports you love by strengthening your overall health. Acupuncture is an extremely beneficial, time-tested treatment for sports injuries because it enhances…

Spring Clean your Body

With Spring approaching, we move from water to wood element. This is a natural time for creation and growth. It’s a time for shedding that, which is no longer useful and making space for new life and opportunities. This can be a great time for a new start. It’s a great time of year for…

A Natural Way to Keep Viruses at Bay

Health and Wellness Keeping Viruses at Bay By: Sal Meli, Naturopathic Doctor at Squamish Integrated Health It’s now mid-winter and viral infections are at their peak so now is the time to focus on prevention! Our immune system has been continually fighting off infections over the course of our lives and over an evolutionary span there…