Health & Fitness

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Physical Fitness: optional or not?

By Lynne Skilton-Hayes, Fitness Program Supervisor at the University of Guelph Physical fitness is an improved physiological state that leads to improved health and longevity. This is something that we all know but unfortunately not something we…
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Hockey Canada’s top 6 sports and activities to develop better hockey players

By Corey McNabb Many hockey specialists and coaches profess that before anything else, a good hockey player should be an athletic player. What this means is that in order to achieve their full potential, young…
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Core strengthening

What is your “core”? A common misconception is that the core is simply a synonym for the abdominal muscles. Your “core” actually includes abdominals, hip, shoulder and back muscles. Why is “core strength” so important?…
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Get fit with INSANITY!

Submitted by INSANITY INSANITY is for anyone who is ready for a fitness challenge and wants to get into the best shape of his or her life. Here are a few fun facts about INSANITY:…
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Run and Read: Combining literacy with physical activity

By Upper Grand District School Board Willow Road PS students and volunteer coaches were enthusiastic as they placed first overall at the annual Start2Finish five-kilome- ter Run4Change external site on May 25, 2013 at York…
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A guide to barefoot running

By Francine Dore, Registered Physiotherapist at South City Physiotherapy in Guelph The next time you pass a group of runners, you may be surprised to see that not all of them are wearing shoes. No…
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Kinesio Taping

By Francine Dore, Registered Physiotherapist at South City Physiotherapy in Guelph We all know that physical activity, exercise, and sports are an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately, these activities can sometime result in…
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