Health & Fitness

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Brock wins best mascot, best new marketing initiative at OUA awards

The Brock University #WeAreReady campaign was named the Best New Marketing Initiative at the Ontario University Athletics 2016 awards banquet Wednesday night in Collingwood. The St. Catharines University also won the Best Mascot award for…
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Minimize your participation risk

Minimize your participation risk – By Kirstyn Carruthers, owner of True North Training With the landscape of any sport, no issue is more important than the health of its performing athletes; in particular — the health…
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Heart Niagara to Host the Region’s First Physical Literacy Summit Event to bridge the gap between knowledge acquisition and practical application

Niagara Falls – March 9, 2016:  For 39 years, it’s been Heart Niagara’s mission to provide children and adults with the education, training and tools necessary to take control of their heart health.  Next month,…
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High-tech headband boosts concussion detection

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Lifesaving Waterfront Training Camp a Success

Thursday, May 28, 2015 .     Welland, ON –The Rouge Valley Lifesaving Club hosted its Waterfront Training Camp this pastSaturday & Sunday, May 23 – 24, at the PenFinancial Credit Union Flatwater Community Centre, inviting…
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DAN GIANCOLA’S BTO PERFORMANCE – A MOVEMENT FOR A FIT AND HEALTHY CANADA!

The obesity crisis is well documented. Two thirds of Canadians are overweight or obese. The rapid changes in lifestyle have led to a global obesity epidemic and the economic burden associated with it is staggering….
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Scientists find that athletes don’t really need all of those drinks

New research by scientists at Brock University has debunked the widely-held belief that dehydration saps the strength of athletes performing in hot conditions.   It is common to see distance runners or cyclists gulp water…
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Speaker Series Brings Concussion Expert to Brock

A world-renowned expert in concussions and spinal chord injuries will be speaking soon at Brock University.   With concussions becoming a concern in many major sports, more importance is being placed on participants and their…
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Welland Recreational Waterway Trail Receives National Trails Coalition Funding

WELLAND, ON – The Welland Recreational Canal Corporation (WRCC) is pleased to announce that it has been successful in attaining grant funding from the National Trails Coalition for the Welland Recreational Waterway Trail.   Through the…
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