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All posts by Libby Meakin

Libby graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland. She has a hands on approach to treatment and believes in getting to the root of every problem to help avoid future injuries.

A woman is at the centre of the photo facing us on her paddle board. She is on a lake with large evergreen trees all along the shore.

West Coast life at Matheson Lake

Happy as a dolphin (very happy). #mathesonlake #paddlepaddle #getoutdoors #westcoastlife

A group of 8 people in summer clothes standing on a white boat that says "Jumping Jack Flash" on the side. Behind them there is a mountain covered in green trees and a blue sky. All are smiling down at the camera.

Kicking off Summer at Shuswap Lake

Kicking off the summer with this bunch! Loved getting outside for some boating on Shuswap Lake – can we stay

A woman does a strength building exercise at the gym while her coach watches carefully.

Safety and good form among the benefits of strength training with a coach

Squat, deadlift, bench press and seated row – does the thought of these movements fill you with a sweaty gym

Libby Meakin on vacation in Autumn, on Vancouver Island.

Autumn update, professional development, and what to expect from ConnectTherapy™

I’m loving this autumnal spell but how did it get to October! Some of you may recall that I have been taking a course through ConnectTherapy™. I can now say that with 99 course hours, a certificate (this one is definitely getting framed) and a lot of practice…

Four wooden lawn chairs on a sandy beach under a weeping willow tree looking out onto a blue body of water with green trees on the other side. The sky is blue.

Chilly Salt Spring Training

October morning swim ✔️ Burning skin from the cold ✔️ Feeling awesome ✔️ Beautiful gulf island experience at St. Mary’s

Libby Meakin and 87 year old Mo at the top of the Grouse Grind

Meeting Mo on the Grouse Grind

Meet Mo. He’s 87. I had the pleasure of meeting 87 year old Mo at the top of the Grouse

CRD map of trails and accessibility in the Great Victoria area.

User friendly trails in the Greater Victoria area

The trails cover Greater Victoria meaning you won’t have to go far. Trail maps are all included showing elevation profile, benches available to rest and…

Paintings by John Bramblitt

“Superhumans” and extraordinary powers

Lawrence D. Rosenblum is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California. See What I’m Saying, The Extraordinary Powers of Our Five Senses is his book. In it he demonstrates over and over how seemingly superhuman powers…

A practitioner presses on a patients neck and trap as part of discovery and treatment.

Professional development with ConnectTherapy in Vancouver

Libby tells us about her recent professional engagement with Connect Therapy in Vancouver in which she is deepening her practice and learning new ways to understand and investigate injury…

A close up of a microscope, in a healthcare lab.

Weight bias and effective treatment

Some interesting research from Yale and other American Universities suggests that we should be careful to resist the prevalent social attitudes about obesity and weight…

A parachute with many inflated cells moves through the air.

Skydiving on Vancouver Island for my 30th

Libby tells us about how to wait patiently for skydiving, by doing an internet search for everything that can go wrong…

A weight lifter gets ready to perform a squat at the gym

Strength training with Mark Posten

In which Libby discloses that she has taken up strength training at the gym and she’s enjoying it…

A woman slightly right of center is standing in the snow walking towards the camera. She has dark blue tights, a rainbow tank, and a backpack on with her hair in a bun. There are evergreen trees in the background.

Trail Shoes in the Snow

Beautiful long weekend falling in love with Strathcona Park!

Looking out passed a brown tent flap onto a beach with driftwood and rocks in the foreground and the ocean in the distance. The sky looks grey.

Bear Beach: Room with a View

Sunny morning remembering awesome weekend-room-with-a-view!

The sun is coming down from the right to catch a humming bird perched on the thin branch of a leafy bush.

Sunset Silhouette

Little hummingbird silhouette on my sunset walk in Victoria.

A woman and a man are facing the camera and smiling. Both are wearing sunglasses. There are trees behind them, and the ocean in the distance.

Bring Out the Sunnies!

Squally Reach and on up to Jocelyn Hill – sunnies are out!

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