Susan Simmons dives into the water on Dallas Road to start her attempt to double cross the Juan de Fuca.

Susan Simmons dives into the water to start her historic attempt at a double cross

On August 18th at 1pm Susan Simmons took off from Ogden Point on a 24 hour swim to Port Angeles, and back. With MS, for MS. Have a great swim Susan Simmons. Later that day we heard that Susan has halted her swim attempt. The water was cold and choppy and she was hypothermic and

Two racers cross the finish line connected by a cord on the beach at Thetis Lake.

We had an amazing day at SwimRun Victoria!

Thanks for the amazing day @swimrunvictoria! We were proud to be there today to support this unique race! We’re hoping to see more of this, Human Powered Racing! #swimrun #swimrunvictoria #humanpoweredracing #yyj #victoriabc #yyjsport #multisport #coltingwetsuits #swimcolting swimrunvictoriaThanks for taking the time to be here @arbutusphysio!!!

A quiet beach spot in Sidney with a boat.

Beautiful beach spots for every everyday athlete

arbutusphysioThis island is FULL of beautiful spots for every everyday athlete. What’s your favourite outdoor location on Vancouver Island? #vancouverisland #explorebc #explorecanada #yyjfitness #westcoast #yyj

Rae, the last jedi, does her morning jedi knight practice, with Luke Skywalker in the background.

Morning rituals we (almost) can’t live without

Mornings can be tricky. And changing habits can be hard. Here’s a few morning tricks that we like. 1. Exercise This doesn’t mean we run a 10K every morning, or do an hour of Pilates before starting the day, but, one thing that never fails to start the day off right, is exercise. Whether it’s

A man in a black tank and shorts standing beside a large evergreen tree trunk. It is too tall to see the branches of the tree in the photo. There are other tall mossy evergreens all around him.

Explore BC: Cathedral Grove

Loving these West Coast Trees🌲

Jay Kreiger holds his bike up at the top of the rock on Vancouver Island.

Tour de Rock fundraising with Jay Krieger

We are thrilled to announce that we will be supporting Jay Krieger’s efforts to fundraise as part of his involvement with Tour de Rock! We’ve started our own fundraising, and we will be matching funds that you give us, either at the office, or online, until October 4th. Jay will be riding from September 22nd

Jay Krieger holds his bike over his head on the Malahat pass as part of the Tour de Rock.

We’re over the moon to be helping Jay Krieger’s fundraising team for Tour de Rock 2018

We’re over the 🌝 to be part of @yaj.krieger’s fundraising team 👏 for Tour de Rock 2018! We’re matching the donations to our team’s fundraising. Cash, cheque and online contributions will be gladly accepted (and matched!!!) until October 4th, 2018! Link in bio! #explorecanada #explorebc #everydayathlete #tourderock #copsforcancer #tourderock2018 #cancerresearch #cycling #cyclist

A message in a bottle, resting in the intertidal zone of a Pacific Northwest beach.

You can now subscribe to our seasonal health centre newsletter

We’ve officially launched a seasonal newsletter! We are excited to announce our new seasonal newsletter with everything from exercises and recipes we’re loving, to announcements and community events. Want more of us? Subscribe to…

Ashley and Scott at XTERRA Victoria with the Arbutus team treating athletes.

Ashley and Scott ready to help XTERRA Victoria athletes

Ashley and Scott ready to help our XTERRA Victoria athletes recover from a challenging and exciting race last weekend! We want to know… what’s your favourite thing about race day?! #xterravictoria #yyj #yyjfitness #triathlon #raceday #race #xterra #explorecanada #explorebc

The Arbutus team helps out athletes after the XTERRA Victoria race.

Great to be apart of the Arbutus Team helping the XTERRA Victoria athletes today

Great to be apart of the Arbutus Team helping the XTERRA Victoria athletes today after the race! 🙌🏼 XTERRA Victoria is a part of the XTERRA World Tour and the XTERRA Pan American Race Series with athletes from all over!🌍 #humanpoweredracing #triathlon XTERRA Victoria Video Recap

Racers at XTERRA Victoria dive into the water at Thetis Lake.

XTERRA Victoria: Get ready..set…GO!

Ready…set…GO!!! Good luck to all of the athletes at XTERRA Victoria today! #yyj #yyjfitness #training #triathlon #explorecanada #explorebc

Old guy pours olive oil over his dressing!

Some summer recipes that we love

There’s nothing quite like the fresh fruits, veggies, salads and drinks that are so often paired with hot summery days! From local produce to icy drinks, summer is a great time to try out some new recipes, and maybe even use those extra daylight…

Barbara Rober and her partner, volunteer guy, pos at the podium.

What a day to race and fundraise on behalf of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre

We had a quite a team of practitioners out on Sunday, June 24th, for the Triathlon of compassion. We were proud to provide treatments for so many people! We had a steady stream of athletes coming in to see us to get some post-race recovery treatment and assessment. We’ve been sponsoring this event for a

Arbutus Physio ready to go at the Triathlon of Compassion

The Arbutus team is on deck at the Triathlon of Compassion. An amazing day for athletes, and for raising money for the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre. Excellent job with this event Human Powered Racing!

A woman runs down the middle of the road during a half marathon.

Three ways signing up for a half marathon changed my life

Running was the perfect sport. Low maintenance, cost-effective, and could be done at literally any time of day. Many discussions with my running friends later, I was registered in my city’s “Hypothermic Half Marathon,” …

A woman on a bike making a sharp turn around orange cones in a race with palm trees blowing in the background.

Sandy races Ironman 70.3 in Hawaii 2018!

Our extraordinary athlete of a team leader, Sandy Wilson, racing in Hawaii!

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