Lack of Fitness, Not Too Much Sitting, Shortens Lives- Part 1


Lack of Fitness, Not Too Much Sitting, Shortens Lives- Part 1   A new study suggests that it is the level of fitness, not time spent sitting, that predicts susceptibility to disease and longevity (Mayo Clinic Proceedings, published online October 18, 2016). Heart-lung fitness is the ability of the heart and lungs to provide oxygenated […]

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Health Benefits for Physiotherapy, Acupuncture, Orthotics, CranioSacral Therapy


Is your health insurance almost done for the year? Book your Physio, Acupuncture, Orthotics, CranioSacral Session now.  Most plans expire on Dec 31, 2016!   Active Wellness   online blood donor

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Caffeine Boosts Endurance and Strength- Active Wellness Physiotherapy and Healing therapies


Caffeine Boosts Endurance and Strength A review of 34 recent studies shows that taking caffeine before and during exercise can increase muscle strength and endurance (European Journal of Nutrition, published online October 18, 2016;1-15). Taking 1-2 mg of caffeine per pound of body weight can enhance performance of athletes. A 150-pound athlete will get maximum […]

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How Excess Weight Can Cause Arthritis- Active Wellness Physiotherapy


How Excess Weight Can Cause Arthritis Osteoarthritis affects almost 30 million North Americans, making it the most common joint disease. It damages cartilage most often in the knees, hips, fingers and spine and is associated with aging, trauma, and obesity, but its primary cause now appears to be an overactive immunity that damages joints (Nature […]

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