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Importance of Protein – Part 1

A Short Lesson In Protein For most of us, protein has been on our plates every night at the dinner table. We read about protein all the time - from celebrity Atkins diets and caveman Paleo way of eating to protein shakes and bodybuilding chicken and broccoli diets…Seems that protein ...

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Importance of Protein – Part 2

In our previous post “Importance of Protein - Part 1” we learned exactly what proteins were and why they’re so important to the function of our body. In today’s blog, we look at the impact our dietary protein has on our health and our bodies, how much protein is good ...

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Benefits of a Foam Roller

You've muscled through some tough workouts and now you’re tight and stiff. Sound familiar? Time to get rolling! Foam rolling that is.  The benefits of the foam roller are similar to deep tissue massage: improved circulation; increased mobility; reduced inflammation; breaks up scar tissue Each of these elements are important ...

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How to Recover from Plantar Fasciitis

Ugh, just the name makes you cringe. Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that occurs when your plantar fascia (the ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot) becomes inflamed. The result is that your heel becomes sore and stiff, particularly first thing in the morning ...

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Favourite 5 Activities for Kids

  Kids love to play and be active. Physical activity should be part of their every day routine, and can be lots of fun for adults as well! There are so many benefits from encouraging your kids to be active from an early age, and establishing a routine early will ...

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How to Prevent a Hamstring Injury

Hamstring strains are painful, require rest, proper rehabilitation, and are all too common. In fact, hamstring strains are one of the most common sporting injuries! So how can you prevent the dreaded hamstring strain? Below are our top tips for keeping your hamstrings healthy and injury-free: Don't skimp on the warm-up! Always ...

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8 Ways to Stay Active at Work

It should come as no surprise that sitting is bad for your health. Moreover, research has shown that a lifestyle involving hours of sitting is not necessarily counteracted by a quick workout at the end of the day. In other words, if your daily routine has you glued to the ...

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My Recovery Journey – Part 1

When you hear a powerful injury recovery story, it does more than inspire you to overcome your own challenges. It reminds us of the strength within, as BodyICE Ambassador, Sarah Riley, recounts. Sarah's story is one of resilience, drive, and incredible optimism. We are honoured to share her story with ...

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My Recovery Journey – Part 2

This incredible recovery journey by BodyICE Ambassador, Sarah Riley, continues. To read 'Part 1' of her journey, click here. These last few weeks, as I head toward 12 months post-accident, have lead me to reflect on the factors that have kept me strong, focused, and most importantly happy through this ...