Elevation Place

Greetings from Canmore, Alberta!

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I’m here outside of Banff National Park for the week to help my photographer friend Julie capture two mountain weddings! And yep, if you’ve been following along, I was just here in December to photograph a wedding of my own as well. I’m a mountain-loving ocean gal, that’s for sure! Happy to make the trip any chance I get!

But the morning I returned from the last trip, I tore my ACL, so this time around I gotta be sure to squeeze in some physical therapy too! Thankfully, an incredible rec center called Elevation Place opened up here a year ago, complete with climbing wall, cardio and weight rooms, lane pool, lazy river and water slide.

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A bit swollen after being on my feet all day for yesterday’s wedding, I woke up and hit the gym! 10 minutes elliptical, 10 minutes biking, some leg exercises, and then a good hour of jogging and exercises in the pool! The lazy river actually worked as great resistance, walking against the current. Too bad I had to come home to a measly ice pack instead of the pimpin’ ice compression sleeve of my actual PT clinic!

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I’m so grateful for the option while I’m traveling. I’m now 8 weeks post-op and actually only have insurance coverage for therapy till the end of March (next week). I plan to officially join the gym where my PT and pool are, and keep working hard with their guidance!

Now back to mountain life! Hope you’re having a great week where you are!

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