Lifestyle - Toronto Athletic Club
BDNF. The best reason to exercise.
BDNF? Best Damn New Friend? Not exactly – although, working out in order to support a friend is a pretty great idea. In this case though BDNF stands for brain derived neurotrophic...
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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What it Feels Like to be Part of History...
A little over a month ago, the Toronto Raptors brought basketball fans across Toronto and all of Canada to their feet, winning their first ever NBA Championship and bringing the Larry O'Brien...
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Is it Time for a Biomechanical Running Assessment?
Two of the clinicians at the Sport Medicine Clinic, Andrea Lilley (Athletic Therapist) and Briana Bradstreet (Physiotherapist), are now offering biomechanical running assessments. Biomechanical...
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Stay Fit this Summer While on Vacation
Ah summer - patios, sun, fun, and, of course, VACATION!!!!! Just because you have some time off doesn't mean you should throw your workout routine out the window. You don't want all your...
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