While spring officially arrived last month, our longer than usual winter and colder than usual spring has pushed the start of spring allergies from April to May. For many people, actually one in six Canadians, this means itchy or runny eyes, sneezing, headaches, a stuffy or runny nose and a…

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With the arrival of barbeque season, here’s something that makes a perfect accompaniment for any grilled or roasted meat!   Ingredients: 4 cups (1 L) sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil, divided 1/2 cup (125 mL) sundried tomatoes, not packed in oil 1/2 cup (125…

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For decades, we’ve been taught that applying ice (cryotherapy), was one of the most important things to do immediately following a soft tissue injury (a sprain or strain). However, over the past 2 years, there has been a complete 180 degree turn in this thinking. Not next to no research…

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Want to Burn Fat? Eat Right, Sleep Well & FORGET THE CARDIO!

We all know the real secret to optimal health is having the right combination of nutrition, exercise and sleep. Well, the same goes for burning fat. Unfortunately, while many of us can handle the sleep part (here’s why it matters), getting the nutrition and exercise parts right can be VERY…

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Apr
2014

Low Trap Progression

An imbalance in your trapezius muscle, resulting from reciprocal inhibition, can cause the upper portion to dominate the rest which in turn can lead to everything from headaches and neck pain, to poor shoulder health. Strengthening your lower trapezius is an effective way to reduce this imbalance, decrease pain and…

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