Athletic Performance

The top 10 things people do in the summer to get and stay healthier; Episode 1

Top 10 things people do to get and stay healthy in the summer In Kelowna we are blessed with the unofficial nickname, California North, when it comes to our weather. And this year is no exception. Now that we are through spring, our summer has been incredible. There are some drawbacks to having some of …

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Are You Preparing for Your Best Year Ever? We can help.

It’s the time of year where golf clubs are stored and skis are getting tuned. Many of us are patiently awaiting the mountain snowfalls so the lifts can start turning at our favourite local ski resorts. It doesn’t seem to matter if you’re a Big White, Sun Peaks, Silverstar or Apex family, we’re all thinking …

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It Took 30 Years for Mainstream Research to Acknowledge This Fact.

The British Journal of Sports Medicine recently published an article (March 31, 2017) stating that “Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: coronary heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition, the risk of which can be effectively reduced from healthy lifestyle interventions.” It may come as a shock to you but many doctors have been preaching this …

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Fitness Does Not Equal Health!

I run the risk of being misunderstood right away with this post, but I’ll do my best to qualify my statement. Physical fitness is an ABSOLUTE REQUIREMENT for human health, but fitness and health are not the same thing. Fitness as a Buffer for Bad Habits Lifestyle choices such as poor nutrition, excessive alcohol consumption, …

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3 more performance tweeks to increase your athletic results

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post on how important your nerve system is in getting you the results you want in your performance, on and off the field (or ice, road, trail or pool. . . . where ever your playground is). Here is the link if you missed it. I wanted …

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Boost athletic performance by 8-10%

Google “boost athletic performance” and you will get close to 2 million hits. And the great thing, according to all those Google headlines is that all your options are really simple and super easy:) For those of us that make physical fitness a regular part of our day we know that there is nothing easy …

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Concussion is not all in your head

Some stat’s on concussion. . . 3.8 million concussions recorded in the USA, that’s double the number in 2002. Nearly 500,000 children were concussed. One third of concussions happen during practice (often not attended by doctors or trainers who know how to properly manage concussion). 20% of high school athletes will experience concussion during the …

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Your Priority Pyramid and Why There is More than Core

There is More than Core with a Chiropractic Approach Over the last few weeks I’ve came across several experts talking about how critical core strength is. And I agree, core strength is an important part of maintaining upright posture and it can have an incredible impact on your long term health and ability to be …

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What an athlete looks like with and without today’s chiropractic

This week was a shock. I personally saw the contrast of an athlete who has had chiropractic care from birth compared to one without. This first x-ray you will see is of my oldest; 15 years old and involved in competitive sports. In fact his #1 sport is one of the highest impact sports on …

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Ready to Run, or are we just hoping?

Over the next few weeks you’ll see some quotes from a great book called “Ready to Run” by Dr. Kelly Starrett. I really recommend it to anyone who wants to avoid the chronic injury treadmill that comes with distance training. You can click on the link below to see it in Amazon.ca. Here’s the quote …

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