Sport

Beat the Desk with these 6 stretches

How has your body been feeling since working more from home during this Pandemic?  The most common thing we hear these days is “my neck and back have been more sore since working from home”.   Two things seem to be happening.  One – we are often working at our kitchen…
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#shethenorth

Who didn’t watch that tennis match between Bianca Andreescu and Serena Williams?  A huge congratulations to Bianca on her recent win at the US Open Tennis, becoming the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title.  While we have all heard about her mental strength, mindfulness and use of…
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Osteoarthritis? No problem!

Do you experience hip or knee pain, possibly associated with osteoarthritis? In Canada, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men have arthritis. Thankfully, this condition can be effectively managed with exercise. But, most of us could use some guidance on what exercises are ideal and how they should…
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Want a better golf swing?

Improve performance, hit the ball further, more accurately and consistently with less chance of injury by making connecting your core an important focus of training. This blog post was originally published on Sport Med BC and is an edited excerpt from Fit to Play™ Golf-Improve Fitness & Lower Your Score (Nittinger & Petersen, 2018)…
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Are you Fit to Ski?

The ski season has been here since November, have you been on the slopes yet?  What about the rainy days – are you making the best of these days in order to stay Fit to Ski? You could consider medicine ball training for an awesome core strength and stability workout….
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à Paris? French Open 101

Roland Garros, Paris

Who said our blog posts had to be all about physiotherapy?  Our resident travel expert and tennis aficionado, Carl, has curated a must see and do list for the French Open this year.  The tournament runs from May 22-June 11, 2017 at Stade Roland Garros.  Buy your airline tickets now!…
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