The most common injuries for runners are overuse injuries many of which can be prevented. Here are a few tips to keep you running pain-free this season. Warm-up Before heading out for a high-impact and dynamic activity like running, it is best to do a brief active warm-up. This can include a slow jog or […]
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What is Vocal Hygiene?
Vocal Hygiene refers to daily behaviors and good habits that help to maintain the health of your vocal folds. These include eliminating inappropriate vocal habits and situations that place unnecessary wear and tear…
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Growing up, I always have found it difficult to properly prepare for hockey games and practices. Do I stretch? If so, when do I stretch? Is exercise before more harmful? Did I eat too much? Maybe that last one was just me. But trying to figure…
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The holiday season is often a time of joy and happiness. We spend time with those we love, attend events which promote the spirit of the season, and give thanks for the things in our lives which truly matter. It can also be a time of increased…
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I recently completed my first full Ironman at Mont-Tremblant this past August. It was a 3 year journey, starting with a self-discovery trip to northern Italy where I first read Finding Ultra by Rich Roll while drinking red wine and crushing…
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The first half of my life I didn’t take very good care of myself. I abused, neglected and disrespected my body and mind. By the time I'd reached my early 30's, I'd endured a series of bad relationships, had low self esteem and struggled with…
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Run through these simple exercises 10 repetitions each, as many times through as you can comfortably up to 10x.
1. Squat with overhead lift - 10X
2. Push-up - 10X
3. Jumping jacks - 30-60 sec
4. Lateral lunge - 10X
5. Plank - 60 seconds