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Runner Resistance Exercises

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Mini Band Work Out The mini band is an easy to use and portable tool for resistance and mobility training. For runners, activating muscles in different planes of motion can help resolve typical muscle imbalances. Working muscles and joints through full range of motion is also healthier than just relying on the mobility created from […]

Six Ways to Use a Slastix Toner Band

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

with Louise Taylor Resistance exercises are important for the health and function of muscles, connective tissues and bones. Loading our body in a progressive manner promotes cellular remodeling that leads to stronger muscles and more reinforced supporting tissues like the bones and ligaments. Sport cords are easy to use, portable and offer an unlimited amount […]

Use of Silicone Cups for Self-Myofascial Release

Posted on: April 1st, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic 1 Comment

by Louise Taylor Silicone Cups Silicone cups can help improve circulation, release fascia and relax muscles. Select the size of cup that best matches the size of the area you want to release. Choose a larger cup for an area like the thigh and back and smaller one for the forearm or foot. Apply light […]

What is Myofascial Cupping?

Posted on: March 16th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

BY ROBIN ADAIR, RMT What is Myofascial Cupping? It is a direct focus on the Fascial system, with the intent to have a soft tissue change and release, with a person going from dis-function to function. It is a hybrid between traditional cupping and myofascial release. There is compression from the rims of the cups, […]

The Hip ­- A review of hip mechanics, functional movement patterns and treatment

Posted on: February 26th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Health and Fitness Consultants Meet Up With Louise Taylor and Tyson Plesuk An evening of education, massage and pizza! On Wednesday February 3rd we brought a group of Calgary health and fitness professionals together to discuss the hip and its relationship to injury and athletic function. Mount Royal University students attended to give free table […]

Give Stability a ‘Tri’

Posted on: February 11th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Our joints need to have good mobility to allow us to move, but they also need stability to hold them together under load. For each individual doing a given sport, there is an optimum balance of mobility and stability. Triathletes need to manage the combined movement requirements of three sports.

Winter Warm Up

Posted on: November 24th, 2015 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Stepping out into frigid temperatures with cold, tight muscles never feels that good and could be putting you at risk. Whether you are a winter runner, a cross-country skier, alpine skier, or bobsledder a proper warm-up is critical for optimal performance and injury prevention. If you are not currently using a warm up before sport […]

You Were Born to Move!

Posted on: October 28th, 2015 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

You Were Born to Move! Physiotherapy Alberta is proud to introduce Born to Move. Over 2,600 Alberta physiotherapists …

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