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Finding an exercise partner can be an effective way to keep fit while staying at home.

6 Ways To Keep Fit While Staying Home

The onset of the coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us to work from home until it is safe to return to our regular work places. It has also forced most of us to curtail our regular sporting or exercise routines as part of the “social distancing” that health experts are advising us to follow. …

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A man doing a single leg squat, which is one of the exercises we can do 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) …

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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 …

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10 Cricket Warm-Up Exercises

Cricket is rapidly becoming more popular in Canada. However, even for indoor games, the cold climate here makes it even more important to warm up properly before a game. Cold muscles and tendons are more susceptible to injury as a result of a sudden burst of activity like a sharp sprint to the boundary, and …

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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 …

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5 Ways To Stay Safe And Healthy On A Long Hike

Going out for a hike is the perfect way to be active, get fit, spend time with family or friends and explore what Mother Nature has to offer in your area. A solitary hike can also be a welcome break from the monotony of  home based exercise program in response to the coronavirus pandemic. However, …

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5 Best Ways Hockey Players Can Train In The Off-Season

Spring marks the last few weeks of the hockey season, but for many, hockey will remain on the brain all through the warmer months. Hockey players of all ages will no doubt be looking forward to the fall when they can tie up a pair of skates and rejoin their teammates on the ice once …

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Man hiking. This Is one of the most popular outdoor activities in North America.

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 …

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