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Warm Up Winter

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Justin Kripps shows adds difficulty to the Bird Dog movement with an elastic sport cord.

Prepare for performance

By Tyson Plesuk and Louise Taylor
Photography by Dave Holland

Stepping out into frigid temperatures with cold, tight muscles never feels good and could be putting you at risk. Whether you are a weekend runner or a Winter Olympian, a proper warm-up is critical for optimal performance and injury prevention.

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Head & Shoulders

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Seek Out the Source For Arm and Elbow Pain

By Denis Simons

Did you ever consider that the typical sufferer of tennis elbow is more likely to be an avid cyclist or triathlete with a day job than a racquet sport enthusiast?

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Aching Achilles

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Regenerative Medicine Promises New Cure for Chronic Tendon Injuries

BY DR. JACK TAUNTON

A regenerative cell therapy is now being tested on people suffering from chronic Achilles tendinosis at the Sport Medicine Clinic at the University of British Columbia.

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Road to Recovery

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Pay attention to what you do after your workout

BY ALLYSON A. JOHNSON

Whether you are an endurance athlete, weightlifter or training for your first 5K, the ability to recover is fundamental to any training and performance plan. Simply stated, one workout doesn't make an athlete. It is the consistency of many, many workouts repeated over and over again that will let you perform your best on race day.

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Tooth of the Matter

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Is the hole in your training in your mouth?

BY DR. ARDEN YOUNG

Most athletes, whether recreational or elite, have seen a physiotherapist, chiropractor, massage therapist or sports medicine physician to perform at their best. But who goes to the dentist? Even when we treat our body as a temple, oral health often gets neglected. But to achieve peak performance, the body needs to be in optimal health and free of pain and the mouth is, after all, connected to the rest of the body.

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