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Injury Prevention for Runners

Check out Physiotherapists Graham Glennie and Tyler Gamblin's favourite injury prevention regime. The strength program can be found here. Enter the code F2GQ7BRX to access it at… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2019/01/injury-prevention-runners/

Winter Running

It’s cold and dark, the wind is howling, and the streets are covered in snow. The last thing you want to do is go out for a run. It can be difficult to stay motivated and keep up… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2018/11/winter-running/

Landrex St. Albert Road Race - Sunday, April 22

Active Physio Works is proud to present the Landrex Inc. St. Albert Road Race presented hitting the streets of St. Albert on Sunday, April 22. Featuring the historic St. Albert… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2018/01/stalbertroadraceapril22/

Fighting My Way Back From Injury

2017 started off great!   Completed two half marathon’s in spring and began training for my first Full Marathon.  Then it all fell apart – I began to notice cramping in my right… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/11/fighting-my-way-back-injury/

Proper running biomechanics

Try to relax: don’t think your muscles into working, instead think your muscles into relaxing. Relaxing your upper extremity helps to increase your efficiency of breathing.… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/12/proper-running-biomechanics/

TOP TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST TRIATHLON: A Newbies Perspective

In the winter of 2016 I decided to change things up a little bit and start cross training for a triathlon. Being an avid runner and endurance athlete I decided to go big or go… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/08/top-tips-your-first-triathlon-newbies-perspective/

WTS Edmonton - September 2-4

Our Clinics are proud to be involved with the World Triathlon Series in Edmonton. We will be on-site providing Physiotherapy to the athletes in Vendors Village. Interested in… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/08/wts-edmonton/

St. Albert Triathlon - August 7

Our Clinics are proud to once again sponsor the 27th Annual St. Albert Triathlon. We will be on-site offering pre-race stretching and post-race massage. To register for the St.… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/06/st-albert-triathlon-august-7/

Couch to 5K

Working with so many wonderful physical therapists who are also amazing athletes (death races, half marathons, full marathons, triathlons, 50 milers, 100 milers, back country… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/09/couch-5k/

Another Cross off the Bucket List: My Experience through 42km

Who: Tyler Gamblin, Active Physio Works, Physical Therapist What: Fallen 4 Marathon, 42km including and 8km hill challenge Where: Mayerthorpe to Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/07/another-cross-bucket-list-my-experience-through-42km/

Quick Tips for Your First Marathon

Attempting your first full marathon can be an anxiety inducing experience.  After completing my first marathon I acquired a few standout tidbits of knowledge and had wished were… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/07/quick-tips-your-first-marathon/

Mechanical Stress and Injury

Are you giving your body time to adapt?  Many or most overuse injuries can be avoided by considering and planning time for adaptation of your body to the demands of the training… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/06/mechanical-stress-and-injury/

The Runner's Foe: Illiotibial Band Syndrome

Over the past three months a number of friends and I have been training for the Fallen Four Marathon from Mayerthorpe to Whitecourt Alberta, including my co-worker Bobby McGugan.… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/06/runners-foe-illiotibial-band-syndrome/

Knee Pain while Running

There are 2 common causes of knee pain during running in individuals without a history of knee injuries.  Both avid distance runners and beginners alike are commonly afflicted… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/06/knee-pain-while-running/

Injury Prevention for Triathletes

Spring is finally upon us, and you’re probably starting to get back into your outdoor running and biking; gearing up for the competition season. Here are some simple tips for… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/04/injury-prevention-triathletes/

ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton 2014

This is going to be epic.  It was all over the City of Edmonton on bus boards, banners and word of the event buzzed throughout the community.  The ITU World Triathlon Grand Final,… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/itu-world-triathlon-grand-final-edmonton-2014/

Pine to Palm 100

It has been one week since I ran the Pine to Palm 100. Now that the dust has settled,I have had some time to reflect on a truly amazing experience. Pine to Palm is a point… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/pine-palm-100/

Running Shoes

Looking to buy new running shoes and don't know where to start?  Especially if you are new to the running world, and simply want to start a jogging program... where do you begin?… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/running-shoes/

Subaru Banff Triathlon

My intention was to leave around 3pm Friday.  Celine, my wife, and I were both racing.  By the time the kids were bundled up (Sammy 5, Zachary 3, and Zoë, 15 months), we were on… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/subaru-banff-triathlon/

Escape from Alcatraz 2014

Myself and Celine, my wife signed up for this race in San Francisco, CA back in August 2013.  Training over the winter went well and I was feeling ready to begin race season.  I… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/06/escape-alcatraz-2014/

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