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7 Essential Marathon Tips

You’ve done all your hard work and training. You have endured the wet and/or snowy training sessions in Vancouver, and now you get to enjoy the race. Follow these simple guidelines to help you make the most of your day. 1. Be prepared and plan: Get to know the course and study the map. Pack your bag the night before. Don’t forget the sun screen, anti-chaffing products for sensitive are...

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What is Runners Knee and how to correct it

Ilio-tibial band friction syndrome is one of the conditions ascribed to the general term “Runners knee” Jane is a 32-year-old who entered her first ½ marathon in Vancouver this year. She is a comfortable runner who regularly runs 6 km’s a few times each week. In March she started following an online guide to increase her running in order to compete in August’s race. She had never prev...

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The Elite Athlete – The Blood Sweat and Tears Are Real!

Have you ever taken a moment to think about what an elite athlete goes through in order to make it to the World Cup, Wimbledon or the Olympics? How long before they got there did they start their training? Let’s take some time to explore this a bit more. For those of us weekend warriors, maybe this will inspire us to reflect on our own training and focus, or maybe it will just make us […]

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Back Pain

Back pain and lower back pain is thought to be the most common cause for lost work days in modern society. Most people will experience low back pain at one time or another in their lives and the effects can range from a sore stiff back for a few days to a life changing event that will cause long suffering and a drastic modification of work or social activities. The back consists of 5 vertebral [&h...

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