Author Archives: Lynn Kanuka

About Lynn Kanuka

Olympian, Coach, StreetStrider, Corporate Challenge Coach, Event Organizer, Deep Water Runner, Motivational Speaker, Nordic Walking Coach.... My days as a serious athlete are long past, but I'll always be a runner. I love its simplicity. I'd love to help you discover how easy running can be: Walk — Jog — Run or Stride. I know you can do it.

Tips for Walk-Run Program Success

Coach Lynn’s Basic Tips for Success with your Walk-Run Program: Be honest about your current fitness level. Choose the right program for yourself. Be patient. Most people tend to do too much too fast too soon –Remember you should always … Continue reading

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Put that fork down and Get Moving!

It’s early morning. I’ve had my cuppa java. I head out for a run: The perfect start to what I know will be a great day. My days as a serious athlete are long past, but I’ll always be a … Continue reading

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Change is possible-with SportMed RunWalk programs

SportMedBC’s Sun Run InTraining Program is 21 years old this year… and I’m proud to say I’ve been involved since the beginning.  It’s no surprise my own Olympic Coach and pioneer in the world of Sport Medicine –  Dr. Doug … Continue reading

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Too Many Happy Hours-Time to Get Active!

OK – Summer was great wasn’t it? But I’m not likin’ my “vino pouch”… Yep – I love my chips ‘n libations too and those Happy Hour calories were evident when I put my jeans on for the first time … Continue reading

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Tackle those Hills in your Neighbourhood!

“Hills are speedwork in disguise.” – Frank Shorter, Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist 1972 If you are one to avoid hills, now is the time to decide to tackle them!   Hills are excellent for strength, fitness, improved efficiency and injury prevention, … Continue reading

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Almost ready for the Sun Run (or another event?) Find Focus in your Workouts

VSun Coaching Advice – Week 12 – Find Focus in your Final Workouts The cherry blossoms are out, the winter chill has disappeared and I wonder if you realize how your workouts are perhaps the one time during the day … Continue reading

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Halfway 5K at HillCrest Clinic in Vancouver Such an awesome group they are at the Hillcrest Sun Run InTraining Clinic!  I was privileged to join them last week at their Over-Halfway-to-Sun Run 5K…  The location just happens to be right at Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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