February 2018

January 2018

Foam Rolling: What it is and why we should be doing it

What is foam rolling? Foam rolling is a type of self-myofascial release. Segen’s medical dictionary (2011) describes this as a type of soft tissue therapy done by oneself to release physically restricted musculoskeletal groups. It is believed that chronic tension and trauma cause the fascia, which envelop muscle, to become fixed in a particular position, [...]

April 2016

March 2016

Squatting 101

Squatting 101 Squatting is a basic and foundational movement used in everyday life. Every time you get out of a chair, get into your car, or bend down to pick something up, you are doing a variation of a squat. Squatting is essential to physical literacy. Physical and Health Education Canada defines ‘physical literacy’ in [...]

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