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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.
Rolling

Roll with It

The popularity of self-myofascial release (SMR), otherwise known as “foam rolling,” has skyrocketed in the last decade. Due to this growth, the practice has become a relatively common and practical method for increasing flexibility...
Running

The Key to Healthy Hips

Having problems progressing with your training? Can’t improve your time in competition? Getting recurrent pain or injuries, involving the same sites? If so, it’s time to check your alignment, given that in over 80...
Running for Health

This is Your Brain on Running

While COVID has caused many disruptions to many of us, I am grateful it gave me the opportunity to make running a regular fixture of my life. While I have been running since I...
Massage

Sports Massage Therapy for Runners

When training hard for an event most people benefit from a massage weekly or at least monthly for maintenance. Treatment length depends on the areas of the body being treated. For a general full-body...
Earth Day - Plant Growing

8 Simple Ways to Live More Sustainably

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to...
Rehumanizing Movement

Born This Way – Rehumanizing Movement

After spending several years questioning knowledge I acquired during my Master’s of Physical Therapy program, I’ve learned that the way most of us go about improving our health is built on some false assumptions....
Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn

Heart-To-Heart with Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn

The words roll off Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s tongue by rote, as if he’s said them a thousand times. And he has. Bok choy, swiss chard, kale, collard greens, beet greens, mustard greens, turnip greens, Napa...
Dr. Kelly Starrett

Switching from Stretching to Mobilization

“You need to stretch!” You’ve heard it a million times before. The perplexing assertion that you’re not stretching enough and that it’s why you’re injured or sore, slow or clumsy. Think of your first coach...
DIY Clean Air

7 Affordable DIY Hacks to Help You Breathe Easier

Like it or not, we are spending a lot of time at home. We are surrounded by four walls much more than we would be during hot, summer nights and our time indoors is...
Dr. Stuart McGill

Dr. Stuart McGill’s Secrets to a Healthy Spine

While some adhere to the mantra of no-pain, no-gain, Dr. Stuart McGill says the opposite is what a healthy back requires. The world-renowned expert in back biomechanics has dedicated more than three decades studying spines...
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National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month with celebrations culminating on National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. Recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions...
Simba® Bed

Six Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

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Runner With Injured Knee

Treating Sport Injuries Naturally

Dr. Erik Nelson from Neurvana Naturopathic Medicine in Calgary, AB explains how prolotherapy can effectively treat sport injuries.

From Biking to Paddling, Harmony Has it All

Kayaking or golfing? Open spaces or spa treatment? Lake life or Rocky Mountain views? When you choose Harmony, you don’t have to sacrifice. As Springbank’s...
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