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Staying Hydrated in Hot Weather

Staying Hydrated in Hot Weather

Why is fluid important during hot weather: Staying hydrated during hot weather is important to preserve body function and support exercise performance. Heat and humidity can negatively impact your performance and increase risk for heat exhaustion and heat stroke. When you exercise in hot and/or humid weather your body must cope with both the heat of […]

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Posted in: Biking, Fitness, General, Newsletters, Running, Summer Sports

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Snowshoe Running

Snowshoe Running

SNOWSHOE RUNNING What is it? A walk, job, hike, and run can all be called snowshoe running. It’s a great cross-training alternative which makes the most of our outdoors in the Vancouver winters. The benefits are: Snowshoe running confers many benefits such as the beautiful terrain. It’s also quite the challenge, not to be underestimated […]

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Posted in: Newsletters, Running, Winter Sports

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Marathon Training

Physiotherapists and RMTs Can Help! You may be starting to train for one of the many marathons that are held in the spring and summer or you may even be preparing for next year’s marathons. Physiotherapists and Registered Massage Therapists can help with advice and more. Based on research and experience, what is the best […]

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Hiking

Nestled at the base of the North Shore mountains, Lower Mainland residents are fortunate to have a variety of hiking options available to them. From a few hours to a few days in length, there are numerous trails to discover. Before you set off into the great outdoors, take a few moments to plan ahead […]

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Too Much Running

It’s that time of the year again! As Vancouverites gear up for this year’s Sun Run, 1/2 and full marathons, running injuries in a doctor’s offices and physiotherapy clinics increase. The most common running injuries are from overuse: plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, shin splints, IT band syndrome, and anterior knee pain – all of which […]

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