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Improve your energy this summer!

Get more from your summer by improving your energy! If you love the sun and the short Calgary summer, then you'll want to get the most out of it.  We've teamed up with Josh Dech at Aftermath Fitness and here are Josh’s 4 quick tips to improve your energy and revitalize your summer days! Stay…
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Shin Splints in Runners

What exactly are shin splints? What do I do if I get them? “Shin splints" is a descriptive term for lower leg pain along the shin bone. Pain along the inner edge of the shin bone is referred to as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS for short). The term shin splints is a typical way for…
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Weak Glutes in Runners

  Many runners are told they have “weak glutes”. But, what exactly does that mean? Are strengthening exercises needed? How does it affect my running? Let’s clear up the accuracy surrounding the term “weak glutes”. Glute Anatomy We have three glute muscles; Gluteus Maximus, Medius and Minimus. For the sake of this discussion, “glutes” will…
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Tennis Elbow, Plumbers Elbow, Painters Elbow?

Also known as “lateral epicondylitis”, Tennis Elbow is a condition where there is pain at the outside of the elbow, where muscles of the forearm attach to the bone. Racquet sport players, painters, carpenters and plumbers are prone to developing Tennis Elbow due to the repetitive nature of their sport/job, but is widely known as…
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