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Stay healthy and happy with science-backed articles to promote an active lifestyle. From tips on injury-prevention to mental health strategies, these stories educate and motivate.

A Pain in the Butt

The piriformis is a small muscle, but it holds a reputation for being a big pain in the behind! This thin, triangular muscle lies deep in the buttocks, beneath the much larger gluteus maximus....

Foot Core for Runners

As runners we are constantly being told that strength and conditioning is important. It’s been drilled into us for years. “We need to be doing strength training to prevent injuries”“You’re going to become a better...

An Ounce of Prevention

Do you know what increases your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease? Your first thought, like most, isprobably genetics. But really, our genes play a much smaller role than we think. Research shows that epigenetics...

Sleep for Better Performance

Sleep is a normal and reversible behavior that is an essential part of the human recovery process. Several studies now recognize the fundamental role that sleep plays to optimize health and human performance. Results...

Morning Routines

Not all mornings are created equal. How you start your morning can have a profound effect on how you feel the rest of the day. From cold showers, to pre-dawn runs, to that perfect...

7 Yoga Poses for Sleep

Sleep is the elixir of life but we are a chronically sleep-deprived society. The way we prepare for sleep is very important because the quality of sleep we receive shapes our emotional, mental and...

Finding Calm for Better Health & Well-Being

In the late ‘90s I read a book called Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh. After I finished the book I decided I wanted to meet this world-renowned Zen master, who is...

Fuelling for Health and Performance

On average, up to half of all athletes fail to consume enough calories to meet the body’s daily energy requirements. Most of these athletes are likely unaware of the presence and consequences of long-term...

Keep Moving to Stay Young

I have had two parallel careers in my life: one as a yoga and fitness instructor and one as a chiropractor for over 15 years. There have been many moments over these years where...

Posture for Performance

“Stand up straight, sit tall and stop slouching.” How often have we heard this from our parents and teachers? Turns out, they’re right. Posture influences psychology, comfort, pain, and performance. Good posture results in...
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Keep Your Wheels Spinning – The Excitement of Cycling Indoors!

Indoor cycling during the winter months is a great way to energize your fitness routine. There's no need to worry about treacherous weather and...