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Tag: strength and conditioning

7 Reasons to Hire an Athletic Therapist for your 2018 Fitness Goals

I have a client who I’ve been seeing regularly for the past few weeks. He started a new job as a courier which is quite physical – lifting approximately 5000lbs over the course of a day! Going from a job where he was primarily sitting all day, to walking and lifting for 8-10 hours a…
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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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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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