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How to prepare for a ski trip - CCA

How to prepare for a ski trip

Skiing is a beloved activity for many Canadians. It’s a chance for us to enjoy the outdoors and have a little fun. Families often go for a variety of hills and terrains that cater to different skill levels and age. If you are skier or have gone skiing before, you know the sport can take

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MSK health tips for the holiday season - CCA

MSK health tips for the holiday season

This is the season to enjoy time with family and friends, mingle at holiday parties, or to simply relax at home. It surely is a bustling time of year where we need to be mindful of our health and wellbeing. In particular, your musculoskeletal (MSK) health shouldn’t be ignored even when you’re enjoying the holiday

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Healthy eating during the holiday season - CCA

Healthy eating during the holiday season

We’ve discussed before how eating healthy and nutritiously is an important part of maintaining overall health, including your MSK health. With the holidays approaching, it can become increasingly difficult not to over-indulge in treats and other decadent foods that are offered during holiday parties and gatherings. While indulging a little is perfectly acceptable, remembering to

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Recreational activities for seniors - CCA

Recreational activities for seniors

It is important to manage your health at any age, but it is even more so when you age to keep an active lifestyle. Mobility, for example, typically declines with age which can lead to important loss of function and independence. Yet, we often take it for granted until it is too late. Regardless of

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Preparation and conditioning for skiing and hockey - CCA

Preparation and conditioning for skiing and hockey

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Nov 24, 2015 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog

Winter can be a splendid and enjoyable time of year, especially if you love winter sports like downhill skiing and hockey. These Canadian favourites are enjoyed by many during the winter months, but do pose some risks to your muscles and joints if you are not adequately prepared. Commonly, muscles that work to internally rotate

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