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Rest Well

I often hear friends and clients describing their down time as ‘doing nothing’, and truly, we couldn’t be more wrong. In a society which values being busy, our down time is often disregarded. If we’re not at work, the gym, working on our side hustle, or something else really valued, we... Continue Reading

How to recover from an injury

As a former professional soccer player, I have had my fair share of injuries throughout the years. My most recent injury involved my knee - during a fast paced league final. In the last few minutes of the game, I was running full speed and planted to take off in the other direction. I heard a pop... Continue Reading
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6 ways to support your immune system this season

It is that time of year again where sickness seems to run through schools, works places and households. The best way to stay on top of these microbes that circulate is to support your body’s natural defence. As we enter this transition season, we watch nature prepare to rest for the winter,... Continue Reading

a naturopathic doctor’s personal guide to completing a triathlon

Triathlon training This blog post is more of a race report then examination of specific naturopathic therapies.  It does however reflect the use of naturopathic treatment and philosophies in athletic training, specifically mine. Basics: Issue:  Fatigue, worsened by exercise, low ferritin, low... Continue Reading