Posts In Health & Safety

Youth Sports Hydration Guide

February 21st, 2017

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Tweet Staying hydrated is one of the most important things to remember when participating in sports or other athletic activities, and it’s even more important for children and adolescents. Dehydration not only leaves your child tired and listless on the field, but it can lead to more serious problems the longer he or she goes […]


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Game Day Nutrition Guide

February 2nd, 2017

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Tweet There are many aspects involved in training for a sport. Mental and physical training are keys to development in any sport. While a lot of athletes focus mainly on physical training, nutrition tends to get left behind. Eating right is part of growing stronger and the same applies to the sport of hockey. Hockey […]


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How to Fuel your Workout

August 18th, 2016

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Tweet When we exercise it is important that we fuel ourselves adequately in order to minimize mental and muscular fatigue, and get the most out of our workouts. We derive our energy from the digestion of carbohydrates, protein and fat. But, which of these energy sources is more important when it comes to exercise, and […]


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The benefits of physical activity & exercise as medicine

July 14th, 2016

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Tweet I once worked in a cardiac rehab program at a hospital. One day a man whom I had treated for a couple months came up to me and thanked me for everything I had done and said something I will never forget. In short what he said was “My daughter is getting married in a […]


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Spring season; time to Warm-up!

March 20th, 2014

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Tweet Warming up is often boring and 90% involves some sort of running with various hands touching the floor to the count of 1, 2 or 3. I often found kids saying to me “can’t we just play a match” or the universal “owwwwww” in response to efforts to get them to warm-up and stretch […]


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