Blog 2018-01-23T15:58:42+00:00

Growth Spurts

My wife and I recently purchased our 12-year-old son a new pair of shoes and new pants only to discover a month later, he’s complaining that he can’t make them fit!!  Geesh. Funny too, [...]

The Dreaded Side Stitch

Most runners know all too well the discomfort of the notorious side stitch. There's nothing worse than that sharp pain "under the ribs" creeping up out of no where to ruin what would otherwise [...]

The Warm Up – Let’s Stretch…Or Not

Growing up, I always lived by the concept of ‘make sure you stretch before exercising, you don’t want to hurt yourself’.  I’m sure we all agree that stretching has been a mainstay of the [...]

Hydration for Young Athletes

It’s encouraging to see the cultural shift towards ensuring our young athletes have water bottles with them at every practice and game.  Parents are filling up water bottles and coaches are now taking time [...]

Fuelling for Competition

We’ve all seen it before, the caring mom or dad passing around a box of Timbits to the players in the locker room.  All in an attempt to give them energy for that big [...]

Are Your Running Shoes Wearing Out?

It seems that most of us have some vague understanding of when we need to replace our old running shoes. We usually base it on the outward look of the shoe. When our big [...]

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