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Here you will find free videos and written articles, designed to help you perform at your best. The list below has our most recent posts, or you can choose a category from the menu. Enjoy!

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Symptoms of Overtraining

The eight most common overtraining characteristics include: Unexplained and persistently poor athletic performance and high fatigue ratings Prolonged recovery from typical training sessions or competitive events Disturbed mood states characterized by general fatigue, apathy, depression, irritability, and loss of competitive drive Persistent feelings of muscle soreness and stiffness in muscles…

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Maintaining a Healthy Activity Level

A walking goal of 10,000 steps a day (approximately 3km) falls in line with most recommendations for minimal physical activity to reduce disease risk and capture the benefits of a healthier lifestyle. More specifically, the American College of Sports Medicine recommends: To promote and maintain good health, adults aged 18-65…

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Training When Deconditioned (Extreme)

In this example, one can see that in a severely deconditioned individual, the thresholds for exceeding maximum capacity are very low. This point of a training regime requires careful dosing of exercise, and is a situation physiotherapists are very specialized in. (Primer on Effects of Training) (Primer on Over-Training)

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GameReady™ Cryotherapy

Immediately after suffering a musculoskeletal injury, the body initiates a series of physiological responses to defend surrounding tissues and begin to repair the damage. While inflammation is a natural and necessary mechanism in this process, controlling it effectively can actually allow the body to enter the later stages of healing…

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Mike Riddle – Freestyle Ski, #TeamGPP

Pipedreams Check out Mike’s webseries Pipedreams, following him (and teammate Matt Margetts, #TeamGPP) to half-pipes and hijinks around the world. Episode 8 Episode 7 Episode 6 Episode 5 Episode 4 Episode 3 Episode 2 Episode 1 #TeamGPP

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Inspiring Change – May Newsletter

This month, try the clam shell to isolate and integrate some strength and stability into your hips and spine. For runner’s this is a mandatory exercise! … Life Uninterrupted – May Newsletter Overheard In Clinic – May Newsletter Main Page – May Newsletter

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Overheard In Clinic – May Newsletter

May is National Physiotherapy Month, May 4th is Pilates Day, and #TeamGPP Runners and Mountain Bikers are off to the races, and our Skiers finished the season strong. #TeamGPP Chelsea and Jean will be participating in every WOMAN™ in Whistler, BC May 24-26. Chelsea will be discussing physical activity and…

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