We created the health & wellness section on The Scoop to give you access to the best advice and places to help you achieve your health & fitness goals in Squamish, These articles are written by passionate locals to help you connect the hidden gems of Squamish.

Spring Health Tips to Fuel Your Squamish Adventure

Spring Health Tips to Fuel Your Squamish Adventure With spring just around the corner, everyone is itching to kiss the snow and cold goodbye and get ready for spring sports. Winter has the tendency to keep people inside, snuggled up on the couch…

Squamish Health & Wellness Guide

The outdoor recreation lifestyle in Squamish attracts athletes and adventurers who flock from all over the world to enjoy the  ocean, the mountaintops and challenging their bodies on every terrain in between in search of thrilling views and…
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Adventure Approved Interview: Susan Shalanski

In this series, we will be interviewing the people behind your local favourite businesses in Squamish. Today we are interviewing Susan Shalanski, owner and physiotherapist at Reach Physio. Sue is a long term local who has been a trailblazer…

Immune Boosting Tea

The cooler weather is a little reminder that the first round of cold and flu season is just around the corner. Boost your immune system so that you can spend more time outside having fun and less time on the couch. Immune Boosting Tea •…

Excelling Your Sports Performance with Acupuncture

With the Pan Am Games well under way, Canada ‘s athletes are thriving in this year's Pan Am Games. Our Canadian athletes are pushing themselves to new levels of greatness and athletic achievement in purist of more Gold Medals. These Athletes…

4 Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Its that time of the year again. Whether your in Squamish or Whistler, every weekend there seems to be some sort of race or event going on. 5km, 10km, ½ marathon, ultra marathon or just trail running; whatever your running goals are this season…

Do I Hate You Because I'm Tired?

Probably. Okay, maybe. Many of us live busy lives, well some of us say we live busy lives, most of us stay up watching Netflix. In the morning, we groan, reach for the snooze button and then, reach for it again. We hope this is the morning…

Why Bare is Better!

When warm weather hits and we ditch our socks for the foot freedom of sandals, many of us head to the store to pick up our favourite nail polish color. This summer I urge you to ditch your nail polish along with those socks and embrace your…

4 Ways Acupuncture can Help Your Bedroom Recreation Activities 

“Let’s talk about sex baby.  Let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be.  Let’s talk about sex” Ok now that you’re all singing along and will likely get the song stuck…
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Adventure Approved Interview: Susan Chapelle

In this new series for 2015, we are interviewing the people behind your Local Favourite businesses in Squamish. For this months feature, we are chatting with the founder of Squamish Integrated Health - Susan Chapelle to find more about her…

7 DIY Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Below are some home remedies you can try to help get you through this years allergy season. Acupuncture in conjunction with these home remedies will help dramatically with your allergies this season. Read more about acupuncture and allergies…
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5 Superfoods to Get More Spring in Your Step

The days are finally getting longer which means more wonderful hours of sunlight to enjoy all the amazing outdoor activities that our beautiful Squamish has to offer. Make sure you are getting the most out of these longer days by fueling up…