3 Exercises To Increase Proprioception

3 Exercises To Increase Proprioception

Any active or serious athlete will have heard about proprioception and how important it is to injury avoidance and to maintaining a high performance level as an athlete. Proprioception (also known as kinesthia) refers to our innate ability to sense the movement and position of our bodies. It is actually a function of cells (neurons)…

4 Common Exercises You Shouldn’t Be Doing and Alternatives

4 Common Exercises You Shouldn’t Be Doing and Alternatives

A huge reason why people work out and are physically active is to stay healthy and steer clear of the bodily ills that plague their more sedentary counterparts. But not all fitness routines are created equal; some of those tried and true exercises may be inching you closer to pain, injury and the sidelines. Here…

Three Best Ways To Warm Up Before Exercise

Three Best Ways To Warm Up Before Exercise

A runner’s odds of suffering an injury are significantly impacted by what they do before they even step foot on the trail, track or road. The same goes for a hockey player, biking enthusiast, frequent gym-goer or any other person who exercises. That’s because the warm up routine, the prelude to any physical activity, sets…

Outdoor Activities & How To Enjoy Them Injury-Free

Outdoor Activities & How To Enjoy Them Injury-Free

It’s always satisfying to get away from it all, both for the mind and the body. That’s why cottaging is almost a national sport in Canada and our country’s national parks are revered. Part of the allure of being active in the great outdoor is that you don’t need to be an athlete to enjoy…