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Ironman Canada Race Report

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It’s been 1 month since Ironman Canada and I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on my first Ironman experience. I tried to go into the race with little expectations. With it being my…

Recipe Courtesy of Meghan Kiss, MScPT: Cacao Banana Oats

Ingredients: 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/2 banana, mashed 1 tbsp raw cacao powder (I use Giddy YoYo ) 1 tsp raw maca powder (optional - I use Giddy YoYo) 1/2 tbsp chia…

My Upcoming Race Season: Training for my first 100miler & first Ironman

When it came time to firm up my race schedule for this year, I decided that this was the year to cross two things off of my bucket list: Ironman Canada and run a 100miler.  After…

Tips for Taking a Vacation – without taking a vacation from physical activity

It’s that time of year when we’re all trying to fit in our last minute vacations before saying goodbye to summer.  While it is great to get away and experience new places,…

Leave the Treadmill Behind: Tips for starting your outdoor running season & running injury prevention

The days are getting longer, the ice is starting to melt, and it’s finally that time of year where you can start to leave the dreaded treadmill behind and enjoy running outdoors. …

Concussions & Physical Therapy

What is a concussion? A concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury that is caused by an external force acting on the head or body that causes the brain to move back and…

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