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03
Aug
3 STEPS TO NETFLIX AND CHILL WITH EASE
By gpaadmin
  By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan The What According to recent studies on average we spend 71 minutes if not more on Netflix per day. However, when we find an addictive show we all spend 2 hours, maybe 3 hours sitting down. Long and behold t...
20
Jul
Top 3 Thoracic Mobility Stretches
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By Physiotherapist, Vanessa Boon Our thoracic spine, which is the midsection of our back, is responsible for most of our movement in our midsections. Having good thoracic mobility is key for good posture, overhead movements, and many other ...
08
Jul
Show your sides some love! All about obliques
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan The Importance of Obliques Many of you know but our muscles are designed to be challenged. Our obliques (side core muscles) are built to resist spinal and pelvic rotation. Due to this reason, it is pivotal for ...
01
Jul
Why is Single leg sit to stand an important exercise for runners?
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Paulina Backiel   Single Leg Sit-to-Stand for Runners   You may have heard from one of your physios of the exercise called the “sit to stand.”   It’s a very standard exercise where you are told t...
24
Jun
Warmup for runners – 8 dynamic stretches
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Paulina Backiel Why do we warm-up? Remember when you wake up in the morning, getting out of bed is always so hard because your body feels stiff. So you raise your arms to the sky for a stretch, and you immediately feel l...
24
Jun
How to deepen your squat – Part 2
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan How to Deepen Your Squat – Increasing Ankle Mobility  For those following here is Part 2 of the ankle series to improve your squat depth. If you’re like me and find it hard to perform deep squats or go...
16
Jun
Top 3 Glute Max Exercises
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By Physiotherapist, Vanessa Boon Top 3 Exercises for the Gluteus Maximus   4-point kneeling hip extension   This exercise targets your glutes, core (including your lower back), hamstrings and shoulders.      How to:  S...
15
Jun
Strong glutes – do they make a difference?
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Vanessa Boon The Benefits of Strong Glutes   Your gluteals are the largest and strongest muscles in your body. They are made up of the 3 muscles: gluteus maximus (glute max), gluteus medius (glute med), gluteus mini...
01
Jun
How to Deepen Your Squat – Part 1
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By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan How to deepen your squat  –  Ankle Series, Part 1    If you’re like me and find it hard to perform deep squats or go as low as you would like, whether it be for Olympic lifting, powerlifting, ru...
25
May
Training When Injured
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By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan I am injured. What should I do? If you have or had an injury in the past, you may have been wondering how much training you should be doing without aggravating your injury.  The general rule of thumb I recomme...