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Benefits of Swimming:


The Ability to Do More with Less Swimming offers something no other aerobic exercise does: the ability to work your body without harsh impact to your skeletal system. When the human body is submerged in water, it automatically becomes lighter. When immersed to the waist, your body bears just 50 percent of its weight; dunk yourself to […]

Benefits of Running:

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Everyone knows that running is a great way to get into shape, but did you know that it can benefit almost every part of your body, as well as lift your mood? Running is incredibly effective at making you healthier in a number of ways. While it may not be everybody’s favourite form of exercise, […]

Benefits of Using a Foam Roller

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Foam rollers offer many of the same benefits as a sports massage, without the big price tag. The foam roller not only stretches muscles and tendons but it also breaks down soft tissue adhesions and scar tissue. By using your own body weight and a cylindrical foam roller you can perform a self-massage or myofascial […]

20 Good Reasons to Get Moving:

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Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you. A 30-minute walk every day can do more for your long-term health than all the efforts of a dozen doctors and their medication. Not only does exercise improve your health, even if you […]

Benefits of Compression Garments

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Compression has long been used in the treatment of a number of circulation and inflammatory disorders such as deep vein thrombosis. In recent years we have seen more and more athletes wearing compression garments during training and while competing. What are the benefits to wearing compression and why have they become so popular ? While […]