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Choosing the Best Exercise Ball

Jul 19, 2016 | No Comments

Information courtesy of Bradley Wilson, M.Sc.SC., B.App.Sc. & founder of AOK Health With so many exercise balls on the market, it can be hard to determine the best option. Consider these factors when selecting an exercise ball for home, gym, clinic or office use: MATERIAL: A good-quality ball will contain medical-grade PVCs, and be free ...

Louis Stack Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Finalist in Prairies Region

Jul 13, 2016 | No Comments
Louis Stack Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Finalist in Prairies Region

EY is recognizing an impressive group of Prairies entrepreneurs for their financial performance, vision, leadership, personal integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. Today, the firm named 50 finalists across 10 categories in its EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Prairies 2016 awards program. One of those individuals named as a finalist is Louis Stack, President and Founder of ...

Designed to Move

May 17, 2016 | No Comments
Designed to Move

By: Joan Vernikos, PhD, author of “Sitting Kills – Moving Heals” & former director of NASA’s Life Sciences Division My job at NASA was about keeping astronauts in space healthy and safe. While learning how astronauts live and work in the microgravity of space, I came to look at Earth’s gravity with a great deal ...

Fitter Year: Darcy Chalifoux

Mar 29, 2016 | No Comments
Fitter Year: Darcy Chalifoux

Make This Your Fitter Year: Words of wisdom from a health and wellness advocate Darcy Chalifoux is the brain and the brawn behind the X Warrior Challenge here in Calgary. We asked this fitness-focused entrepreneur to share his insight on how he’s making 2016 a Fitter Year: Tell us about X Warrior: X Warrior was ...

The 7 Office Commandments

Mar 24, 2016 | No Comments
The 7 Office Commandments

A shortlist of Fitterfirst commandments to keep your 9 to 5 active this year 1. It’s all about the breaks We all fall victim to endless spreadsheets and looming deadlines, but this year is going to be different. Ensure you take regular breaks by setting a timer with a catchy ringtone and move around for ...

The Next Generation of Fitterfirst

Jan 11, 2016 | No Comments
The Next Generation of Fitterfirst

And how they’re keeping the balance Tynan Stack, son of Fitterfirst founder Louis Stack, became involved in the family business from a very young age. Now a third year student at the University of British Columbia, the varsity track and field athlete (and Fitterfirst juniour engineer) is continuing in his father’s entrepreneurial footsteps.  His recent ...

This Is How You Make 2016 Your Fittest Year Yet

Jan 1, 2016 | No Comments
This Is How You Make 2016 Your Fittest Year Yet

Realistic resolutions that you’ll keep all year long  It’s time to wave goodbye to your bad habits and say hello to a healthier you. Whatever your fit resolutions are for this upcoming year, make sure to consider these 3 essential pieces of advice:  Get moving on your own terms The word “exercise” doesn’t excite everyone ...

Give the gift of health this Christmas

Dec 9, 2015 | No Comments
Give the gift of health this Christmas

Give the gift of health this Christmas, that is, once you figure out how to wrap it. With Christmas comes gifts and with gifts comes the sometimes-challenging job of wrapping presents that don’t come in the most conventional of sizes. Here are a few ideas on how to neatly package your Fitterfirst products and keep ...

Special Olympics Calgary Gets An Active Office Makeover

Dec 9, 2015 | No Comments
Special Olympics Calgary Gets An Active Office Makeover

Fitterfirst has been in business for 30 amazing years, selling products that promote stability, mobility and agility everyday – especially in the office.  To celebrate three decades of promoting health and well being in Canada, the team decided to gift a local charity with an active office makeover, in this case the Special Olympics Calgary ...

Ski Bums In The Office: Fitterfirst Chats With Powder Matt Mosteller

Nov 2, 2015 | No Comments
Ski Bums In The Office: Fitterfirst Chats With Powder Matt Mosteller

Meet Powder Matt: the mountain man, epic storyteller, health nut, writer and dedicated ski bum who spends his days working at the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies and his free time finding fresh powder. With ski season fast approaching we asked this local adventurer to share his awesome insight on getting into ski shape – ...