Injury Free Life: The Bridging Exercise

Hi, it’s Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Today, I am going to go over the bridging exercise .  It is one of the exercises I personally use to help keep myself injury free. To start, lie on your back, knees bent up...

Injury Free Life: The Single Leg Deadlift

Hi, it’s Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  I’m going to go over an exercise that I do when I am in the gym.  It’s called a single leg deadlift and it is a hip hinge movement to activate the leg muscles...

Injury Free Life: Hip Abduction Exercise

I use this Hip Abduction exercise myself and it’s one of my favourite exercises to keep myself injury free.  To begin, use a Thera-band or Thera-tubing with one end secured to something that’s not going to move.  I attach one end of the tubing to my...

Lower body stretching routine

This week’s blog post is about stretching for the lower body.  This is something I get asked about, quite a lot.  I have done many talks about lower body stretching for various groups at the Running Room and other community groups.   This routine was created a number...

Runners, the best exercise you are NOT doing!

I have been away from blogging for the past few weeks.  My case study blog did not come to fruition as summer just got in the way (which is a good thing).  I am back at it now and I will hopefully write a few good article in the upcoming month!  This particular...

The Truth about Running Shoe Prescription

I have a passion.  This passion involves usually a group of people, dressed in shirts, shorts and a variety of multi coloured shoes.  We have a meeting place and at a certain time we take off, like we are chasing something.  You guessed it, my passion is running.  I...