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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.
Your Brain on Nature

This Is Your Brain On Nature

If Henry David Thoreau were alive today, he would probably tell you to get off your cell phone or computer and take a hike in a park or, better yet, take a longer trek...
Foot Injury

Diagnosing Summertime Foot Injuries

With summer on our doorstep, most people are looking to spend more time outside and be more active. This includes more walking, hiking, running and exploring our beautiful landscape and your feet will help...
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...

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...
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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...
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Top Doctors & Medical Champions 2022

A look at top local doctors and medical industry professionals who are passionate and dedicated to improving the health and lives of others by...
Mount Terry Fox Trek Participants

Mt. Terry Fox Trek

The Mount Terry Fox Trek is an annual fundraising event that takes place in Valemount, British Columbia. Hikers can enjoy an experience of a lifetime while...
Royal Victoria Marathon Participants

The Royal Victoria Marathon Returns in 2022

The Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K and the Kids Run will take place on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 9, the first time that all four distances will...
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The Hottest Thing on Two Wheels

Commuters, families, riders young and old, are searching for more environmentally friendly transportation options that reduce car dependency. They want safer streets. They want...

Runners, have you heard the exciting news?

If you need one more reason to lace up on Sunday May 29th for the 58th Calgary Marathon, you just got it. A new...