Hamstring Injuries

As winter sports begin, so does the potential risk of associated injuries. Sports that require sprinting, kicking, acceleration and change of direction have an increased risk of participants developing soft tissue injuries, specifically hamstring injuries. What causes hamstring injuries? Hamstring...

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What is a CHEK Exercise Coach program?

Many exercise programs out there are prescribed without taking into account several key factors about people as individuals. In a group of people, you will rarely find that everybody has the same detailed history and daily pressures affecting their body...

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Can exercise affect my mood?

There are numerous reasons why exercise is valuable to our overall health, but did you know it could have a beneficial effect on our mental health by boosting our mood and has even been said to reduce the rates...

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Why stretching is important before and after exercise

Injury prevention and post exercise recovery is important for any athlete or individual that enjoys an active lifestyle, but does it matter if we skip our warm-up, or don’t have time for a cool-down with an sufficient stretch at...

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Gearing up for Winter sports

Winter sports season is just about to start. Here are our top 5 tips for making sure your body is prepared and ready to play sport, how to prevent injury and to stay healthy: 1. Build Fitness Levels Slowly It's important to...

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