Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue Stress, stress, and more stress are the conditions that most of us operate under each day of our lives. Between our obligations at home and in our families very few of us have time for ourselves.  Even exercise can be perceived as stress by a body that...

The Secret to a Hangover Free Stampede

The Secret to a Hangover Free Stampede It’s almost that time of year again! The time of year where the city of Calgary parties for ten days straight with no mercy. These ten days are always a good time, but usually ends up feeling like one giant hangover. Considering...

Managing Pain in Endurance Sports

Managing Pain in Endurance Sports Endurance athletes need to persevere through pain in training and competition. According to Kent University’s Samuele Marcora “our mind is what dictates our physical limits”. Exhaustion is not caused by muscle failure, but by the...

Being Smart About Concussions

Being Smart About Concussions Concussion continues to be a very hot topic in sport these days. In fact, the Governor General spent a full day in December 2016 hosting a conference with former professional athletes, Olympic and Paralympic athletes, the medical...

Hockey great Ken Dryden says “Enough!” to head injuries

Hockey great Ken Dryden says “Enough!” to head injuries Last weekend, Ken Dryden – Hall of Fame goaltender, former Member of Parliament, and acclaimed author – wrote an essay in The Globe and Mail. It was titled “Enough!” and in it Dryden calls on the National Hockey...