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Four Parks in Western Canada that You Need to Discover - CCA

Four Parks in Western Canada that You Need to Discover

Canada is chock full of provincial parks, both small and large. Sometimes, we forget about our nation’s splendor—including numerous parks that are available for us to use for recreational activities such as hiking, canoeing, and camping. In our continued efforts to promote the benefits of physical activity, we thought it might be worthwhile to introduce

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9 Benefits of Getting Your Exercise in the Pool, Lake, or Ocean - CCA

9 Benefits of Getting Your Exercise in the Pool, Lake, or Ocean

Summer is well underway and water activities are in full-swing. Whether it’s at a nearby lake, beach, or swimming pool, it’s time to talk about water exercises and why they’re good for you. Here are nine benefits of exercising (particularly swimming) in water: There’s low impact on your joints: Water gives you buoyancy—i.e., you float!

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7 Camping Tips That Will Save Your Back This Summer - CCA

7 Camping Tips That Will Save Your Back This Summer

Summer weather is here! This means there are more opportunities to go outdoors and have fun. One activity that many of us look forward to in the summer months is camping. The fresh air, a well-lit campfire and a dip in the lake are difficult to resist. But preparing for camping is just as important

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4 Exercises to Avoid If You Have Back Pain (and what to do instead) - CCA

4 Exercises to Avoid If You Have Back Pain (and what to do instead)

Sometimes, it’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. You’ve been told exercise is good to prevent/treat back pain, but did you know that some exercises are not recommended if you have a history of back pain? This is because some exercises put too much demand on your back. Here are some examples of what exercises

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3 Easy Core Exercises to Support Your Low Back - CCA

3 Easy Core Exercises to Support Your Low Back

Your core muscles are essential for supporting your back, stabilizing nearby joints, and reducing the risk  of injury.1 A stable core helps to maintain the integrity of the spinal column and if it isn’t stable, you may experience low back pain.2 The good news is that there are a few exercises you can do to

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