What You Need to Know About Barbell Squats

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 20 September 2017
What You Need to Know About Barbell Squats
Many strength and conditioning coaches will tell you that a weightlifting routine is pointless without squats. It's a sentiment that airs on the side of hyperbole, but there's no denying the powerful, full-body lift's benefits t...
Posted in: Lower body Upper body Performance  

Back to the Basics - The Importance of 'Rolling Over'

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 11 September 2017
Back to the Basics - The Importance of 'Rolling Over'
As a physiotherapist, one of the questions that my patients ask me frequently is, 'why do basic everyday movements hurt'? They want to understand why simply standing up from a chair, or twisting to reach for a dinner plate will trig...
Posted in: Lower body Prevention Upper body  

Five Athletes with Strange Diets

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 15 August 2017
Five Athletes with Strange Diets
Nutrition for athletes is usually catered towards their specific sport. What athletes eat should elevate their performance. The following athletes go to the extreme to meet the demands of their discipline, and others who stray from common c...
Posted in: Nutrition  

Fun in the Sun: 4 Tips to To Keep You Sun-Safe

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 10 August 2017
Fun in the Sun: 4 Tips to To Keep You Sun-Safe
Summer is in full swing! With vacations and cottage trips lined up for the summer, there are so many outdoor activities to choose from camping, kayaking, golfing, beach volleyball, and tennis, just to name a few. In the midst of all this ex...
Posted in: Prevention Treatment options  

Pro Athletes with Surprising Weaknesses

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 12 July 2017
Pro Athletes with Surprising Weaknesses
With the advancements in fitness training and sports science over the past two decades, there's a misconception that athletes in rugby, basketball, hockey, soccer, and other fitness-heavy sports, are supermen. And if you're not deliveri...
Posted in: Performance  
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What You Need to Know About Barbell Squats

Sep 20 2017
Many strength and conditioning coaches will tell you that a weightlifting routine is pointless...

Back to the Basics - The Importance of 'Rolling Over'

Sep 11 2017
As a physiotherapist, one of the questions that my patients ask me frequently is, 'why do ...

Five Athletes with Strange Diets

Aug 15 2017
Nutrition for athletes is usually catered towards their specific sport. What athletes eat shou...

Fun in the Sun: 4 Tips to To Keep You Sun-Safe

Aug 10 2017
Summer is in full swing! With vacations and cottage trips lined up for the summer, there a...

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