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Quick Tips to Fuel Your Way to Great Run


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

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Foam Rolling: A Physiotherapist Explains the Why and How.


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

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5 Training Errors New Runners Make and How to Avoid Them


There’s nothing like the new year to inspire goal setting and if training for a running race is on your resolution list, there are literally hundreds of them in Vancouver to set your sights on. As a physiotherapist, I’ve been treating running injuries for 15 years and have suffered through countless of them myself on

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Six Exercises to Keep You Injury-Free for Ski Season


As the leaves begin to change colour and the long days of summer are behind us; it’s time to start looking forward to the upcoming ski season. Skiing is a great activity that allows you to get outside and take advantage of what the West Coast has to offer. However, without the proper preparation your

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