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5 Apr 2017

CrossFit Kids Summer Camp!

  This summer, bring your kids in for a full week of fun and fitness. CrossFit Kids combines gymnastics, body-weight calisthenics, and weightlifting elements. CrossFit Kids is a method for teaching Greg Glassman’s CrossFit to children ages 3-18. Based on the principle of Mechanics, Consistency and then Intensity, CrossFit Kids emphasizes good movement throughout childhood and adolescence. Additionally to contributing to […]

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20 Oct 2015

Paleo Challenge

ARE YOU UP TO THE CHALLENGE? Welcome to our 2015-16 Paleo Challenge.  We will be having a 3 month Paleo challenge, starting on the November 16th and ending on the 16th of February. YES it will run during the holidays, but don’t worry you will be entitled to have a couple holiday celebratory cheats. The first week of the challenge will have 2 benchmark […]

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17 Oct 2013

Discs, hernias, nerve problems… Why does my back hurt so much?

Anatomy Intervetebral disc In simple terms, the intervertebral disc is a nucleus surrounded by an outer layer which resembles a jelly filled donut.   If you apply pressure to the front of the disc, the nucleus will move in the opposite direction to the back.  The outer layer (annulus fibrosus) is composed of 10 to 20 concentric collagen layers which surround […]

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25 Jul 2013

Why do I always hear knees out when squatting?

When the knees fall inwards, it’s called a valgus knee.  You may have also heard; genu valgum, valgus collapse, medial knee displacement, knee caving, knock knees.  This is when the hip internally rotations and adducts.   Hip internal rotation                                              hip adduction   It is something that is very common that can occur in one or both knees at the same […]

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3 Jun 2013

Don’t Sink with Injuries from Swimming

The nice weather is finally coming and that means that you’ll want to cool off in the water.  For a low impact sport, we don’t usually consider that there can be some injuries while swimming.  Here are a few of the most common swimming injuries and how to avoid them:   Shoulder Injuries    Due to the overhead arm movements performed during swimming, […]

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8 May 2013

Knee Pain?

I twisted my knee!!!  It is a term widely used but what does it really mean. What do we find in the knee? 4 ligaments: Who stabilises the knee joint. Medial and Lateral collateral ligaments found on the sides of your knee (MCL +LCL) Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) 2 meniscus: Medial and lateral:  These are […]

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26 Mar 2013

The Shoulder, and it’s Problems

Have you ever heard the term rotator cuff? Most of us have and know it is part of the shoulder but, what exactly is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles and their tendons that maintains the humeral head (the top part of the arm bone) in the shoulder joint.  These muscles are very important […]

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