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Got runner’s knee? Tech neck? Mental blocks? IMPACT’s health and wellness experts reveal therapies and treatments.

The High-Impact Injury

Stress fractures are one of the five most common running-related injuries and account for six to 14 percent of all injuries sustained by runners. The bone that is most commonly injured is the tibia...

Prepare for Hiking Season

Hiking is a popular summer activity in the Canadian Rockies, and it’s a fabulous way to explore our beautiful backcountry, get some fresh mountain air and spend quality time with friends and family. As...

Meet the Cell Power Plant

What is the one thing that we cannot live without? Coffee in the mornings? Friends and family? Cell phones? While important, they are trivial compared to the tiny things that produce almost all the...

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...

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...

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...

Blood Flow Restriction Training

Whether you’re interested in a different way to get results in the gym, trying to keep up with strength training after an injury, or you are a pro athlete looking to get to the...
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Get Static Stretching Back into Your Warm-up

Practical analysis of research shows benefits for sport performance.
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Muscle Matters

Over the last century, we have added more than 30 years to the human lifespan. Sadly, healthspan — the period of our lives during which we’re in good health — has not kept pace with...
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A Fighting Chance Against Cold & Flu

Cold and flu season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean we have to accept the fever, muscle aches, sore throat, runny nose, or...
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