As we move towards summer, it’s time to take advantage of all of the beautiful hikes in our backyard. Before heading out to set a new PB on the Grouse Grind or conquer your fear of heights and climb “The Chief”; here are three tips and exercises to keep you injury-free: 1. Wear proper footwear.
I had the privilege of attending the Harvard Sports Medicine Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetes in May 2018 in the interest of hearing from top physicians, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals about the standard of care they currently recommend for their athletes and cutting edge developments in the treatment of sports injuries. Below are my
As a physiotherapist, people often ask me: “Nate, What are your favourite core exercises?”. In this day and age there are hundreds of exercises with so many variations it is hard to shortlist them. I chose these because they work the core in four very different ways. Not only does the core include the better
Looking for advice on how to fuel your body for your upcoming running race? Read on for professional advice you can trust from local Registered Dietician and runner, Carolyn Berry. THE NIGHT BEFORE… Eat a high-carbohydrate, moderate-protein, low-fat meal (protein and fat are more difficult to digest). For example, Pasta with tomato sauce and grilled
Foam rolling is everywhere these days. You see it in the gym, the physiotherapy clinic and at various sporting events as part of the athletes’ warm-up and cool-down routines. People are often making a grimacing face as they roll back and forth but do you know what they are trying to achieve by using a