#FallFlexibilityChallenge

Crisp air, colourful foliage and early sunsets. Autumn is the time of year to hike rural trails, walk your nearest apple orchard, and enjoy a s’more by the fire. It’s these activities that keep us fit during the colder months (well, maybe not the s’mores). But, often, whether you’re laser-focused on your new workout routine or simply enjoy a leisurely walk on those brisk, Fall afternoons, it’s likely you’ve neglected one of the most critical components of fitness: stretching. Even…

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Exercises Professional Hockey Players Do Daily

Professional hockey players are elite athletes that train hard whether they are at the minor league level or in the NHL. The exercise regimes for these athletes is often a combination of cardio, reactive drills, and muscle development to give their entire bodies a full workout. If you want to…


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Best Workouts To Improve Your Golf Game Next Season

For many people, playing golf is a hobby – but that doesn’t mean you have to have a lousy game and risk injuries every time you hit the links. There are certain workouts you can do to stay in shape and improve your game next season. The workouts below are…


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AUG 2017 Most Common Upper Body Injuries

Hockey can be a dangerous sport. It is important for players to know how to prevent and treat injuries that occur during games. Unfortunately, these injuries leave many in the dark with descriptions such as “lower-body” and “upper-body” injuries. These injuries are purposely vague to leave some question as to…


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How To Protect Your Foot Health

Summer is approaching, and with warmer weather comes more physical activity. Getting out and walking is a favorite activity in the summertime. But the hot weather and increased time on your feet can lead to unwanted issues. If you’re walking around a lot this summer, here are 4 things you…


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Dr. Alison O’ Brien-Moran Suggests 5 Vegetables You Should Be Eating

Numerous health related articles and resources discuss how vegetables are important in your diet. However, Dr. Alison O’ Brien-Moran takes us through 5 types of vegetables that are essential to your overall health and well-being. Some of these may surprise you! In the following video, Dr. Alison O’Brien-Moran discusses the…


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How Teenagers Can Stay Healthy

Teenagers are vulnerable to a wide range of injuries that result from their active lifestyles. Participating in athletic sports and physically demanding hobbies are some of the ways that injuries related to wear and tear can arise. Muscle strains, bone fractures, and overuse injuries are issues that today’s teenagers often…


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How To Improve Stamina For Your Next Marathon

Stamina is one of the most important qualities needed for marathon running and other sports. It consists of a person’s ability to perform a physical activity for an extended period of time. Increased stamina improves your performance in a marathon and other long-distance events. Knowing how to improve your stamina…


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Dr. Jason Lemieux, Chiropractor

A question to ask yourself is, if you’ve had a great workout, do you take what you’ve learned and applied it to real life situations that occur during your day? Dr. Jason Lemieux shows us that although you may have an excellent workout regime, you may not be using those…


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Dr. Baronette, Chiropractor

Are you prone to pain in your shoulder blades? Dr. Baronette from Physiomed Yorkdale discusses a very common complaint that encompasses all ages and body types. In addition, Dr. Baronette takes us through why these pain points occur and 3 tips to best resolve shoulder blade issues. In the following…


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