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Core training for runners: Focus on axial positional neutrality first.

Core training is a term often referring to abdominal exercises that are generally good for everybody including runners to perform for injury prevention and performance. The understanding of the public is shifting beyond just abdominal exercises, thankfully. 2,017 more words

Injury Prevention

Snow Shovelling

Your least favourite, most Canadian activity

Now that we’ve had (in the GTA) our first significant brush with winter weather, it’s time to reflect and ask the big question: … 798 more words


The Yarm Clinic is Open for Business!

We are open for business from next week! As I mentioned in an earlier post, the clinic is located at The Pilates Studio, where there are great Pilates instructors and a lovely refurbished studio. 205 more words

Sports Therapy

Slow Down. You're going too fast! 8 Reasons Why You Should Run Slower

Isn’t that a nice thing to think about; that you are too speedy?  Truth is, you likely are a bit too speedy too often.  We live in a fast paced world, and if you are a runner, odds are that you care about your pace.   631 more words


10 tips for starting exercise safely in the New Year

I’ve seen it regularly on Twitter and Facebook, where people are announcing a time for change and to get fit again. I’ve also seen several posts about how it’s not necessarily a good time to make a New Years resolution. 672 more words

Sports Therapy

A Parody of Holiday Decorating - with Safety Tips

Twas the week before Christmas
And all through the town
Holiday decorations were popping
up all around

Lights to be hung!
Tinsel galore!
All those boxes from storage… 692 more words

Occupational Therapy

Triathletes: Use the Off-Season to Get Ahead of Injury!

By Kate Mihevc Edwards PT, DPT, OCS

Triathlon is a seasonal sport. There are several intense months of training followed by a few glorious months of the “off season.” Many of us continue to exercise during this time but at a considerably reduced rate, while some plan their next season and others literally sit on their couch and relax. 1,456 more words