Self Love and KAATSU

Self Love and KAATSU

My wife and I went out for Valentines Day yesterday. We'll be celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary this September. Not that we're not romantic, but going out a day early avoids the stampede of other couples that will undoubtedly fill our favourite restaurant...

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Wilfred’s Return to Golf

Wilfred’s Return to Golf

Above: Louis Chartier n.d. (left), Wilfred (right)   In his 60’s, Wilfred began having serious issues with his balance. He was suffering from constant dizziness and would fall easily. When asked to describe how he felt, Wilfred said it like always being on a boat...

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0% Financing Available

0% Financing Available

Believe me, when I saw the price tag for KAATSU, I gave it some serious thought before committing to purchase. I had already spent over $5000 for two rounds of therapy to rehab my torn Achilles tendon. The chiropractor treating me said KAATSU would help me...

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Our KAATSU Corner

Our KAATSU Corner

Our headquarters for KAATSU Canada is a home office. It's not often that we have people drop by, but when they do, we head over to our little "KAATSU Corner" where we keep some of our demo units handy. So, what's on the wall? Even though the KAATSU C3 has been...

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Double Stacking with KAATSU C4

Double Stacking with KAATSU C4

The KAATSU terminology of "double-stacking" refers to the use of KAATSU in Cycle mode while doing non-exercise tasks. Using KAATSU while doing office work, household chores, relaxing, or commuting would constitute double-stacking. While it seems counterintuitive to...

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Going, Going . . . Gone!

Going, Going . . . Gone!

Today, we shipped out the last of our KAATSU C3 Bundles. It's exciting that we'll be receiving our first shipment of KAATSU C4 units shortly. At the same time, it's kind of bittersweet, as I started my own KAATSU journey with the C3. KAATSU Canada will be supporting...

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Welcome to 2024!

Welcome to 2024!

Here we are in a new year. Welcome to 2024! This is the first "real" day for many this year, yesterday being spent recovering from New Year's Eve. So, what's new for KAATSU Canada this year? The end of 2023 saw the launch of two new products: the KAATSU B2 and KAATSU...

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KAATSU International Symposium

KAATSU International Symposium

The 19th KAATSU Symposium was held yesterday, Sunday, December 3rd. This meeting is held in Japan, and the last few years it's been done virtually. Since it's in Japan and held in Japanese, it's not typically been available to non-Japanese KAATSU users. Since I speak...

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Vancouver Bound!

Vancouver Bound!

We are happy to have many KAATSU users in beautiful British Columbia. I think on the whole, folks in British Columbia are quite health-conscious. One of my goals this year was to make it to B.C., and that goal will be realized next week. I will be arriving in...

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KAATSU Canada Down Under, Etc.

KAATSU Canada Down Under, Etc.

Andrea's superpower is being organized and thinking ahead. During the pandemic, she foresaw that she would be retiring from her full-time job as a hand therapist at a hospital by the fall of 2023. To celebrate, she booked a cruise while prices were low. Smart cookie,...

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CSEP in Calgary!

CSEP in Calgary!

This was our second year attending the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology conference. Last year's conference was held in Fredericton. Many conferences choose locations in different parts of the country, so this year we were in Calgary. (Next year's will be in...

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1st KAATSU Therapist Training

1st KAATSU Therapist Training

We've been mulling over holding in-person KAATSU training sessions for therapists since we started KAATSU Canada. While there's a lot of good information in the KAATSU Specialist Program, it's geared for a more general user audience and not specifically for...

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