Welcome to our leadership blog series! This month Christina Holmquist, Chapter President of the NMSA at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, ON., discusses how to stay motivated to workout despite the drop in temperature.
5 Strategies to Stay Active When You Want to Skip the Gym
-Exercise as a Treatment for Depression: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/exercise-depression
-High Intensity Interval Training: http://www.hhpcast.com/2018/02/hit-high-intensity-interval-training-aka-no-pain-no-gain-episode-305/
-How to Get Started with Weight Training: https://mindpumppodcast.com/1112-how-to-get-started-with-weight-training/
-Dr. Bob Harding: Why This ER Doc Prescribes Strength Training:https://www.painfreestrongradio.com/pain-free-strong-radio/episode-55-dr-bob-harding-what-this-er-doc-prescribes-strength-training/
Author: Christina Holmquist
Christina finished a BSc with a major in Biology and minor in Psychology from Redeemer University College in 2016. Then, she went on to the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine where she will graduate with a Doctor of Naturopathy Degree in May 2020. She was the Co-Chair of Integrative Medicine on the Naturopathic Medical Student Association CCNM chapter for the 2017-18 school year.
Last year, she took on the role of President Elect for the NMSA CCNM chapter, working to support the president in providing valuable resources and learning experiences through the NMSA and to further the naturopathic profession. Christina comes into the role of President of the CCNM chapter with an enthusiasm for all of the initiatives the NMSA will undertake to encourage student learning, positive experiences and the development of leaders in the naturopathic profession. Christina takes an avid interest in music, playing the cello, piano, and pipe organ as well as salsa dancing on a regular basis.