May 29, 2018Biking to work or school is fast, simple and safe. Furthermore it’s good for your health and easy on the environment.
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- About Normand Richard -
I grew up in a rural community where physical activity involved making snow forts, chopping firewood, and canoeing. My undergraduate training in health and physical education gave me a good taste of the benefits and applications of physical activity. Following that, I further sharpened my skills in exercise and environmental physiology during my M.Sc., and completed the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Certified Exercise Physiologist® certification.
In my free time, I enjoy inventing recipes in the kitchen, reading, as well as doing multiday backpacking trips. Here at the HealthLink BC, I’m a qualified exercise professional and the social media coordinator. Follow us on Twitter and like us on our Facebook page.
Articles by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist
May 1, 2018 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise PhysiologistTo build muscle, you need resistance training (AKA strength training). Can eating or drinking protein after this type of exercise make your muscles stronger?
March 29, 2018 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise PhysiologistFor some people, when their physical activity levels are not paired with enough rest, it can result in what’s known as overtraining.
March 15, 2018 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise PhysiologistRest time between workouts is important for your body to recover and become stronger. Learn about active recovery and how it can help!
March 8, 2018 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise PhysiologistLearning is more than letters and numbers. Kids need to learn how to hop, throw, and run.