The Grouse Grind is an iconic Vancouver hiking challenge. Getting to the top can be daunting, yet cresting over the top to see the stairs of the resort building is exhilarating and relieving. There are several other reasons to take on this trail.
Do you do the Grind always hoping to reach a new personal best, but find that you are stuck at a plateau? There are usually two main reasons you are staying at the same level. Firstly, your body and your mind are no longer challenged. Secondly, you are fatigued. To power through this plateau we suggests you try these 6 steps.
Is the fear of seizures preventing you from participating in physical activity? Numerous studies have proven exercise to be beneficial for epileptics, in some cases preventing or decreasing intensity of seizures. Research proves benefits. Gamma-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter which acts as a natural anticonvulsant. GABA is an inhibitor neurotransmitter, meaning it reduces the […]
Recent discussion on the Grouse Grind® Facebook page made me curious as to whether or not Alternating Nostril Breathing (ANB) or Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT) could lead to faster times up the mountain. The ultimate goal in endurance events is to be able to move faster at lower heart rates and lower ventilation rates while […]
It is often difficult to predict our performance in athletic events and in business. Remember, we can only predict our own performance — not our placement. Sometimes we get caught up in gathering more and more information because we think we don’t have enough to make a precise or accurate decision to achieve our desired […]