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The purpose of pre-participation cardiovascular testing is to identify underlying cardiovascular disease and provide guidance to athletes diagnosed with heart issues to ensure they perform physical activities in a safe manner

Sports Drinks vs. Chocolate Milk: The debate over the optimal post-exercise recovery drink

By Alex Borisov, For high-level athletes engaging in intensive training regimens, quick recovery is of the utmost importance, and one important factor to recovery is nutrition. The most well studied recovery foods are drinks high [...]

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is intermitten fasting simply another fad diet?

By Lily Yang, From celebrity-endorsed juice detoxes to the cabbage soup diet, fad diets have a long history of luring people into thinking that they hold the secret key to effortless and painless weight-loss. In [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Donating Blood in Canada: A civil duty?

By Aleks Borisov, A year ago, the National Blood Agency called upon Canadians to donate due to a critically low supply.  Twelve thousand units remained, when 20,000-25,000 units are necessary at all times to adequately [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Categories: Article|0 Comments

Understanding Anti-Inflammatory Diets

By Emma Gerrard, When a foreign substance enters your body, your immune system is activated and triggers a process called inflammation, which attempts to protect the area from further harm.1 Short term inflammation is considered [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Article|0 Comments

The Proven Benefits of Yoga

By Emma Gerrard, Yoga is a spiritual discipline, practiced with the goal of bringing harmony between the mind and the body.1 Its creation can be traced back to India over 5,000 years ago.2 Since its [...]

By |July 5th, 2018|Categories: Article|Tags: |0 Comments

Flaxseed: The true superfood?

By Swati Shetty, Every morning my parents make a hearty bowl of oatmeal and mix in their one and only miracle ingredient: flaxseed powder. According to nutrition experts, this seed is supposed to help lower [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|Categories: Article|Tags: , |0 Comments