Living Well Blog
The Power of Sleep to Boost Metabolism
As Canadians we have a perverse tendency to wear sleep deprivation as a badge of honour. Unfortunately, for many, this badge is often accompanied with some pretty negative side effects when it...
5 Minutes with Meg: Stress Edition
I've been thinking a lot about...stress and exercise. Exercise makes people feel better. Among other things, it experientially and physiologically lowers our stress levels. Peculiar thing...
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Do you know what your body is made of?
Has anyone ever asked you about your body composition? Maybe you heard it from a doctor at a recent physical, maybe your personal trainer mentioned it during your latest workout, maybe you read...
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Fall Back into Your Routine
Is it really that time of year again? Where did the summer go? The kids have gone back to school, the CNE has come and gone, and we're all trying to squeeze in the last few days of holidays...
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Journey Back to the World Cup: Injury Recovery
In September 2017, Meagan Brown joined Canadian National Alpine Skier, Ali Nullmeyer's team, traveling with Team Nullmeyer on the World Cup Circuit. Unfortunately, Ali's season came to an...
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Understanding Athletic Therapy with Kaitlyn Swartz
Earlier this year, the Adelaide Spa added Kaitlyn Swartz to their team. Kaitlyn is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and Certified Athletic Therapist - the first athletic therapist to join the...
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5 Minutes with Meg: Tempo Edition
I've been thinking a lot about...tempo. In the 5 minutes we have today, let me focus on how tempo affects our ability to perform better during sport and physical activity. Runners and...
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What is Fascia?
Fascia is a term used to identify a large fabric of connective tissue that surrounds all muscle, ligaments, and bone. It is made up of collagen, elastin, and a liquid component called ground...
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The Truth Behind the Theragun & How We're Using It...
Over the last few months, the interest in the Theragun has exploded, in large part due to slow motion videos of athletes using the tool on Instagram, and its appearance at large sporting events...
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