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- Globe & Mail: Strengthen your hamstrings, core and more with this exercise
- Globe & Mail: Breathing: You’re likely doing it wrong
- Work your core and shoulders with the get up, stand up
- Globe Video: Want to run injury-free? Try this side lunge exercise
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With osteoarthritis, the phrase “use it or lose it” is particularly applicable. Exercise (when done right), can be an effective way to help minimize the pain associated with the condition. When you move your joints, you stimulate the production of synovial fluid, our bodies natural joint liner. The more synovial fluid you produce, the more lubricated your joints will be. Read More.
Watch as trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to make your hamstrings more powerful, which can help you run faster. Watch the video.
The answer: Absolutely! In fact, one of the reasons I love my job is the endless number of exercises and training methods that are available. Once you start exploring, you can end up down a rabbit hole filled with fun fitness variations. Read More
Everyone has health habits that they find hard to stick to. People who successfully make long-term lifestyle changes aren’t usually successful the first time. They don’t succeed by being perfect, they succeed because they persevere. Health is a process — a non-linear one at that — that takes daily dedication. Read More.
Place your feet hip-distance apart and parallel on the floor. Engage your bum and core to lift your hips up. Keep your kneecaps in line with your middle toes. Repeat 10 to 15 times. Read More.
The question: I get winded easily when I work out, and I have really bad neck and shoulder pain. I have been told this is because I don’t breathe well. How do I improve my breathing? I want my neck pain to go away!
The answer: I know it can seem odd having to relearn something as natural as breathing, but you are definitely not alone in your quest. Read More
Have you ever planned to work out before work, only to snooze your alarm? Or, bailed on an evening training session last minute? I know that I have. Even the most motivated exerciser will occasionally lose the internal “will I or won’t I train” debate. I LOVE being active, but sometimes I feel like going home and curling up on the sofa.The million dollar question is, how do you set yourself up for training success? What steps can you take to ensure that training ‘wins’ more often than the sofa? Read More.
This Stealth Workout will work both your core and your shoulders. Grab a stapler or another light object with your right hand. Lift your right foot off the floor and balance on your left leg. Read More.