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Hockey Stretches

February 18, 2014

Starting Out Invest in equipment, sticks and skates that suit your height and size. Be ‘head smart’ – wear your helmet with the cage, shield or visor properly secured. Sharpen your skates regularly for better performance. Repair or replace damaged or broken equipment. If you are new to the game, get checked by a health

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Golf Stretches

February 18, 2014

Four Easy Stretches for Golfers 1. Hip Flexor Lunge Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Step one foot forward into a lunge position. Keep your body upright and back straight. Bend both knees so that you feel the stretch. Do not let your forward knee pass over the ankle of your front foot. Use

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Running Stretches

February 18, 2014

Running improves: The health of your heart and lungs. Your energy and stress levels. The tone and strength of your leg and hip muscles. Your bone density (reduces the risk of osteoporosis). Get checked by a health professional, such as a chiropractor, before starting a running program to make sure it is an appropriate fitness

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Heads up on Helmets

February 18, 2014

A helmet can reduce your risk of sports injury by 30 percent. Whether you enjoy biking, boarding, or blading in the summer, or skiing, skating and sledding in the winter, pick the right helmet for the job and always wear it. There are two basic types of helmets: single-impact and multiple-impact. It’s important to select a

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Fit Tips

January 07, 2014

Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, reduce blood pressure, build strong bones, relieve stress, and maintain flexibility and good posture. Recreational sport is a great way to enjoy the many benefits of physical activity whether you pick up a hockey stick, golf club, raquet, or paddle, get on a bike, or put

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