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Is there a physical ability that you can’t train?


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By Stéphanie Boivin
Olympe kinesiologist

The main reasons to engage in physical activity are already well-numerous and extremely varied. Some people train to gain muscles, some do it to evacuate stress. Some target performance, others think of their health, first. I suggest we look at two uncommon advantages to practice physical activities.

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Skin and Sun: Better Information, Better Protection


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By Mylène Poirier
Olympe kinesiologist

Who says summer says sun! Wether you’re at the beach, hiking or practicing your favourite sport, chances are you’re exposed to UV radiation. Tanning lover or not, here are a few things to remember about sun exposure.

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Ergonomics: An Effective Way to Prevent Work-Related Injury


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By Bianca Régnier
Olympe kinesiologist

Ergonomics, a science meant to adapt work or tasks to the physical abilities of workers, could considerably reduce the number of work-related injury and health trouble, while simultaneously improving productivity and work quality. Ergonomics notably includes

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Acroyoga, to what purpose?


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By Stéphanie Boivin
Olympe Kinesiologist

What are the benefits of practicing acroyoga? That is a question that keeps getting asked! This relatively unknown sport resembles acrobatics, practiced according to the fundamental principles of traditional yoga. Here are three spiritual benefits and three physical advantages of acroyoga.

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Enjoying Fresh Air


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Summer is the perfect timing to bring our indoor activities outside! It is also a good moment to learn about new activities either made unavailable or unappealing by winter. Here are some of them:

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Keeping Your Good Habits, Even on Vacation


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Vacation has arrived, it is now time to relax! Sun, beach, camping, terrace and BBQ are the lot of many vacationers. The panoply of summer activities allows us to forget our routine for a few weeks, which is an excellent thing. However, even with the erased structure of the vacation, some habits deserve to stay, like fitness training! Here are some ways you can move without feeling that you are dragging your routine into your vacation.

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