Canadian Sport Institute Staff Pacific Staff Run Sodium Bicarbonate Pilot Project

During July, staff at Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Victoria campus stepped forward as participants in a pilot project, examining the effect of sodium bicarbonate in athletes. The study was orchestrated locally by Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Nutrition Lead Susan Boegman, in collaboration with Jason Siegler from Western Sydney University. The Institute’s Elissa Alairie, Lindsay Jennerich,…

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Trent Stellingwerff on Nutrition Strategies for Endurance Sports

Click here to listen to Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Director of Performance Solutions Trent Stellingwerff on Sigma Nutrition Radio. The podcast discusses: Nutritional considerations for the endurance athlete Nutrient metabolism and metabolic demands of endurance sport Why mitochondrial biogensis is king Carbohydrate periodization strategies and low glycogen availability training Training goals: performance vs. adaptations

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Canadian Sport School Graduates Take Next Step in Athletic Careers

Victoria, BC – The Canadian Sport School recognized its seven graduating student-athletes during a “Signing Day” celebration on Wednesday at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s campus at PISE. The celebration comes just days after program alumni Caroline Crossley and Charity Williams earned silver medals with the Canadian women’s rugby sevens team at the Canada 7s…

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Top High Performance Coaches to Share Expertise at International Coaching School

Victoria, BC – Some of the brightest coaching minds in Canada will come together to deliver educational opportunities for high performance coaches and share their experiences – from provincial games all the way to the Olympic and Paralympic Games – at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s International Coaching School from May 27 to June 3…

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RBC Training Ground Earns Top Honours at Sponsorship Marketing Awards

The Sponsorship Marketing Council Canada (SMCC) announced the recipients of the 2017 Sponsorship Marketing Awards (SMAs) at the awards ceremony held yesterday in Toronto. The annual awards event honours top tier properties, brands and companies who have positively shifted the landscape of sponsorship marketing through not only meaningful connections with communities across Canada, but also…

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Advanced Coaching Diploma Supporting Athlete Development in BC

VANCOUVER – With support from the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, coaches are taking their education to the next level and are having a positive impact on their athletes’ development. The Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD) is the pinnacle of a coaches’ education in the National Coaching Certification Program. ACD coaches are recognized as being among the…

COC & CPC Applaud the Government of Canada for Investing More in Athletes

TORONTO – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), along with its Athletes’ Commission, expressed gratitude to the Government of Canada for investing 18 per cent more in direct financial support to the country’s high performance athletes. In his 2017 budget, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the government would increase funding allocated to the Athlete Assistance Program (AAP)…