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Prenatal Yoga: Everything You Need to Know

Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Research supports exercise during pregnancy to improve overall health, combat fatigue, tension and stress and help prepare you for labour. Prenatal yoga classes are more popular than ever and when paired with cardiovascular exercise, such as walking, yoga can be an ideal way to stay in shape duri ...

Inside the Sport Information Resource Centre

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
With over 6.5 million pages of sport related research dating as far back as the 1700's and encompassing over 62 different languages, Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) is the world's leading sport information go-to place. SIRC is a not-for-profit amateur sport organization with the mandate ...

Competition for Kids: Is It Healthy?

Thursday, August 11th, 2011
Competition is part of life. Learning how to handle it is a part of the growing experience. But the benefits come when the competitive environment is healthy and kids are not overloaded with pressure. Most preteens, more so than younger children, are ready to handle some form of competition as th ...

Kids Play International – The Benefit Of Sport

Thursday, August 4th, 2011
Sport and play are essential development building blocks, helping to foster healthy physical, social and emotional development. Nothing else has the universal appeal of sport—it crosses ethnic, cultural, gender, and linguistic lines. Sport has the power to reach and teach like no other medium. ...

All Wrapped Up With Kinesiology Tape

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
Kinesiology tape is a thin, stretchy therapeutic tape that can relieve pain, reduce swelling and inflammation, provide structural support to joints and muscles, and enhance athletic performance. While best known as a sports tape for injured athletes, it is also used extensively in healthcare setting ...

Behind The Goggles: The Sport Of Swimming

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
Parents don't usually enroll their children in swimming lessons thinking they will end up as Olympic swimmers. We do it we mainly because want our kids to be safe and enjoy all the fun that is possible around the water and in the pool. But those who train as elite athletes in the water, know that ...

Kids Sports Camps: The Inside Scoop

Thursday, May 26th, 2011
Kids and parents are already making plans for summer as the end of the school year quickly approaches. And now, more than ever, there's no child that should be left out in the summer, with nothing to do. Twenty-five years ago sports camps were not much more than a summer diversion but today, they ...

Is There Life After Sports For Athletes?

Thursday, May 5th, 2011
Who hasn't envied the life of a professional athlete? And what sports fan hasn't fantasized about rounding third base and heading for home to win the World Series, or sinking the tournament-winning putt? For must of us, those dreams remain, just that. But, should we envy the retired athlete? For ...

Toe to Toe with Boxer Jeannine Garside

Friday, April 29th, 2011
In today's society, both sexes must be treated equally and fairly, even in the world of sports. However, boxing by females is not really even recognized as a sport by most diehard fans. The fact that there is no women's heavyweight champion affirms the dismal popularity of female matches. For a l ...

Blue Jays in Flight with Jerry Howarth

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Jerry Howarth ranks right up there with the likes of Tom Cheek, Ernie Harwell, Vin Scully and Joe Garagiola in calling the play by play for the Toronto Blue Jays and is entering his 30th year in front of the microphone. Just like a great artist painting a picture on canvas, an excellent baseball ...
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