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4 things athletes can do to prevent injuries - CCA

4 things athletes can do to prevent injuries

With the summer winding down and fall sports programs opening up, it’s time to consider getting the most out of your athletic preparation, injury prevention, and treatment. Whether you’re new to a sport or are a seasoned athlete, here are four steps you can take to prevent injuries: Warm Up: More than 30% of injuries seen

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7 tips for smart hiking - CCA

7 tips for smart hiking

Hiking is a great way to get exercise outdoors; socialize with friends, family, or coworkers; and celebrate Canada’s parks this summer. In every case, it’s always a great idea to hike smart. Here are some quick tips to add to your checklist for a hike that is safe, smart, and fun! Know the trail, and

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Exercises to keep your arches happy and get you up and running - CCA

Exercises to keep your arches happy and get you up and running

Summer is a great time to lace up your sneakers and get running or walking for your overall health and well-being. Did you know there are exercises you can do to strengthen your feet? There’s no question that our feet do a lot of heavy lifting. They bear the load of our entire bodies and

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How yoga can help ease your pain - CCA

How yoga can help ease your pain

Yoga is a helpful tool for physical and mental well-being. It combines stretching, strength, and meditation to ease stress in the body and promote strength, flexibility, and relaxation. But, did you know yoga also has the potential to help you with your pain? There have been a number of studies published just this year on

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5 ways aerobic and anaerobic exercises are different, and why you need both - CCA

5 ways aerobic and anaerobic exercises are different, and why you need both

This past Saturday was National Health and Fitness Day, which is an initiative to make Canada “the fittest nation on earth!”1 It’s a great reminder of the importance of fitness every day, all year round! Today we’re letting you know about two different but equally important types of exercise to keep your fitness routine well-rounded:

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