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Fitness for life: The definitive guide

Copeman Healthcare’s team of kinesiologists presents the ultimate guide to exercise and fitness. Discover everything you need to know about exercising through every age and stage of life—plus, learn to love your workout routine and manage your weight, get healthier and improve your fitness level in a way that fits your lifestyle.

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4 Progressive Exercises for Developing Muscular Coordination in the Lateral Subsystem

4 progressive exercises for developing muscular coordination in the lateral subsystem. These will help you improve balance as you stand, walk and run.

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Improving movement through muscular coordination, not isolation

In real life, we rarely use a muscle group in isolation. Therefore, no matter how valuable exercises are for specific muscle groups, they offer the greatest benefit when performed in coordination with other targeted muscles.

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Why you need to cool down after exercise

Most of us know we should stretch after a workout, but fewer know why, and even less know what a proper cool down should look like.

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WEBINAR – Your Guide to Cardiovascular Fitness

In this webinar with Jenna Carducci, Kinesiologist at Copeman Healthcare, you will learn the ins and outs of cardio fitness, including how to integrate cardio fitness into your routine to make your heart happy and healthy in the long run.

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WEBINAR – Top Tips for Winter Running

In this online webinar, Joey Mo, physiotherapist and ultramarathoner, will walk you through his top tips on injury prevention and management throughout the season. You’ll also learn how to transition from summer to winter running, so that you can keep running outdoors year-round!

Exercise Mistakes

3 common exercise mistakes and how to fix them

You exercise regularly, but you’re still not making any progress. Could you be unintentionally sabotaging your exercise goals?

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Introducing HIIT – the most efficient workout for fat loss

High-intensity interval training has been skyrocketing in popularity over the last few years – and for good reason.

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How Stretching Could Help Fix Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most frequent causes of activity limitation in adults today and, unfortunately, the root cause can be hard to diagnose. As part of a series on lower back pain, this article will focus on how tight muscles could be the culprit behind your daily pain and will provide examples of stretches that you can do in the comfort of your own home.

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Fast Fitness for Beginners

A new year means new fitness resolutions, but starting a new workout routine can be challenging – especially if you don’t know where to begin. To help get you started, we’ve put together a simple workout routine with five body weight exercises that target your whole body to promote strength, endurance, balance and core functioning. All you need is a little bit of floor space and a timer!