Category: Functional Range Conditioning

Concussion Recovery: What I learned through my own experience

Concussion Recovery – A personal experience.. In January of this year, I was at a one-on-one wheelchair practice performing sideline repeats at max speed. I had been training consistently for the past few months and finally started to learn to use my hips to turn the chair (an advantage as an able-bodied player that I…
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What is Athletic Therapy? My journey to becoming an Athletic Therapist

Not sure what Athletic Therapy is? Don’t worry, for awhile, I didn’t either! I was in my first year of college, playing varsity volleyball while pursing a diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion. I had always had an interest in both sports and the human body – being a kinesthetic learner, I wanted to learn by…
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National Athletic Therapy Month – Functional Mobility Promo

June is National Athletic Therapy Month, and to celebrate, Athletic Therapy Plus is offering a FREE Functional Mobility sample class to your sports team, club, or group. Regardless of sport or activity, we believe having proper joint mobility is crucial to performance in sport, work and life. Space is limited so contact us today to reserve…
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Podcast: Rowing Injuries and Prevention Strategies

Prior to the Rio 2016 Olympics, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Joe D’Leo of Leo Training on his podcast to discuss Rowing Injuries and Prevention Strategies. We talked about dynamic warm-ups, mobility systems including Functional Range Conditioning, as well as working collaboratively as an Integrated Support Team. Here are a few of my favourites,…
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Optimize Performance Through Mobility Training – Functional Range Conditioning®

Do you have the required range of motion to not only maximize your performance in training and competition, but properly recover in between sessions, WHILE avoiding injury? Unfortunately, most of us don’t – we will find the range elsewhere by compensating. Whether it’s through our knee for poor ankle or hip mobility, our spine for…
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Crossfit Open 17.5 Mobility Prep

It’s the last week of the open and we have ourselves a classic-style couplet: thrusters and double unders. Although two relatively simple movements, at a relatively light weight for the thrusters, the combination and cumulative fatigue over 10 rounds can wreak havoc on your shoulders and forearms. Some specific prep work for your shoulders and wrists…
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