7 LAWS OF STRENGTH TRAINING 1. TRAIN CONSISTENTLY Consistency with training is vitally important. Those who train week in and week out will experience steady improvements in fundamental lifting skills, strength and muscularity over time. Assess your weekly routine and see when you can fit in at least 2-3 30-45 minute sessions per week into…

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RESISTANCE TRAINING At Physiotec, we see many people with persistent hip and lower back pain. A lot of them are fearful regarding resistance training or are unsure what types of exercises are appropriate for them. There is often a misconception surrounding resistance training regarding its potential to be harmful or unsure for patients with persistent pain.…

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Does running accelerate the development of osteoarthritis? There are so many misconceptions about running and how bad it can be for your joints. You may have heard many friends and family members comment on this and they may have even tried to convince you to stop running and go swimming instead. Here is what the scientific…

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HYPERMOBILITY AND INJURIES Have you been told that you are double jointed? You may have heard this term before to describe being more flexible than usual. Well, your joints are not “ double” but passive structures such as ligaments and connective tissue allow more stretch than normal.  Connective tissue holds our cells together in our…

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Back into the Spring of Things: How to get back on track after the lull in the Winter In winter, it is normal to feel less motivated with exercise and physical activity. Now that the days are getting longer and nights are shorter we can help you get into the spring of things! Research has…

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