Tag: For athletes

Garry and Alli Valk play tennis, work out.

From professional hockey, to competitive tennis, to keeping up with family

Athletes today are searching for the technologies and the techniques to get the most out of their schedules. Physiotherapy can play a major preventative role for athletes that are pushing and risking injury…

Two runners make their way up a hill cross country on a cold winter day in Victoria

The importance of warming up

After speaking with clients and fellow teammates, I have found that time isn’t always being taken to sufficiently warm up before physical activity. Warming up is an important part of injury prevention and athletic performance…

A (pretend) Christmas present flies out toward a bob sledder on the track

Top five gifts for the athlete in your life

Giving gifts to your athlete friends and family members is not always easy. Here are a few ideas…

A mountain biker carries their bike up a rocky and muddy path in the forest.

What to do with strains

Strains happen and when they do it’s important to respond in ways that help your body to recover and heal so that you can return to active …

A swimmer stretches before a Human Powered Race event.

2016 Events for amateur and pro athletes, by Human Powered Racing

The hardworking geniuses at Human Powered Racing have a fantastic race schedule lined up for 2016. If you’re thinking of racing, you should absolutely get in touch with Mike and Rob and…

Sandra Davies laces up her running shoes for a training session

Running competitively at 76

A late in life athlete, Sandra Davies explains how a physiotherapist was instrumental in allowing her to make deep lifestyle changes …

The head coach at Human Powered Racing runs by in his spandex Human Powered Racing suit.

The importance of massage therapy to my training regimen

If you want to perform at your best you need to recover from the stress that you put your body through and keep all of “its parts” working optimally. This recovery and optimization happens in many ways, including through massage…

An injury free team is a healthy team: triathlon finish line.

Staying fit and healthy

The last race of the season is almost here and I’ve been so grateful that I haven’t been injured this year. It makes me think about the difference between fitness and health…

Head shot of Massage therapist Kristen Bradley

Kristen Bradley, registered massage therapist

Kristen is a Registered Massage Therapist and has been

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