Fédération des kinésiologues du Québec
Kinesiologists help guide the community by supporting life-long physical activity through a framework of reliable, safe and professional interventions, relying on proven expertise. Physical activity is recognized not only as a good way to maintain and build physical fitness, but also to maintain a healthy body and mind. Supervised by the FQK, kinesiologists write about rehabilitation, prevention and performance.
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“At my age, it’s too late to get in shape!” “Oh! But I’m way too old to start this activity!” “This sport is for young people!” How many times have I heard phrases similar to these in my career so far. Being too old is a popular excuse among adults, which is much more a […]
Numerous studies that have examined the motivations and obstacles to participating in regular physical activity point to a lack of time as the main reason people report for their difficulty in adopting a more active lifestyle. Although the perceptions of these individuals are quite real, a more in-depth analysis shows that inactive people are more […]
It is no longer a secret to anyone; the pandemic can have a negative impact on mental health. Human beings are not designed to be constantly alert, to live in unpredictability, or to be isolated from their peers. If you are reading this and are lacking in energy, motivation, or are having a difficult time, […]
The many benefits of physical activity on your physical and psychological health no longer need to be proven. Exercise helps control the effects of aging including the loss of cognitive function, improves your functional capacities, quality of life and even your life expectancy. So that you can live longer and live better!
Unfortunately for us, bad habits are easy to begin and are sometimes difficult to stop. Here are 5 easy-to-incorporate daily habits that can positively impact your health.
These days, there are virtual workouts available at home, a growing popularity of running and marathons, a general encouragement to travel by bike, and large gyms available around every corner, which makes physical activity much easier to integrate into our daily lives. However, despite this new accessibility, certain obstacles can still block part of the population […]
Contrary to what we might believe, meditation is not about stopping our thoughts or emptying the mind. Meditation “designates a mental or spiritual practice. It often consists of paying attention to a certain object of thought or to oneself. Meditation generally implies that the practitioner brings their attention in a centralizing manner to a single […]
Over-tired super-moms will often want to start working out too intensely and too fast whereas less athletic moms may start their rehabilitation too late (or sometimes not at all). How do you know when is the best time to start postpartum training?
No time to go to a fitness center? No babysitter for the children? Find yourself outside the city for work or a vacation? We admit that it is not always easy to stick to a fixed schedule when it comes to exercising! To overcome this difficulty and to help keep you motivated for staying active, […]
In sports performance, having visible abs is like having flames on your car, while it may look cool, it doesn’t make it go faster. Whether you see someone’s abdominals or not simply depends on the person’s percentage of fat. So, having visible abdominals does not mean that they are necessarily strong or efficient.
First, before separating flexibility from mobility, here is the definition of each of these terms. Flexibility is defined by the range of motion around a joint. It improves the suppleness of the muscles and also regulates the nervous system. In comparison, “Mobility refers to movements in the joints of the body (between the vertebrae, knees, […]