My Athletic Life as a Culinary Nutritionist
By Keisha Luke, Culinary Nutritionist

Life in the fast lane… 

The adrenaline is pumping through your veins, your heart rate is accelerated, sweat dripping down your body, as it feels like it’s moving 1000 miles per second, trying to catch your breath with every inhalation and exhalation.

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3 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle
By Keisha Luke, Culinary Nutritionist

As an athlete, it can sometimes become overwhelming with the daily calorie counting and monitoring the portion sizes of our meals, in order to help maintain a healthy weight and healthier lifestyle. There is so much “healthy” information out there - the best protein powders to aid in building lean muscle; the best diet(s) to promote fat burning, a healthy weight and flat tummy; not to mention, the “all natural” energy drinks to sustain our energy levels throughout the day.

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Ready. Set. Go! 5 Simple Ways to Use Hemp Hearts
By Keisha Luke, Culinary Nutritionist

August is in full swing and your BIG MUDDY day is fast approaching. Many of us have spent the last few months to even a year, training and preparing our bodies for this exhilarating weekend; a time when we are able to be carefree, let lose and get down and dirty

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Important Event Information for Mud Hero Toronto North Participants 2017

We can’t wait to see you at the Mud Hero Toronto start line on August 26/27. A few days prior to the event you will receive an email reminder with your wave date and time, as well as important event day details. In the meantime, please read the following important information about event weekend. 

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Ankle Dorsiflexion... now say that 10 times fast!
By Dr. Adam Wade Bkin, DC

Ankle Dorsiflexion: An often under-assessed and poorly rehabbed area of the body that can have far reaching ramifications is Ankle Dorsiflexion.  Dorsiflexion is your bodies ability to pull your toes up towards your knee.  If you were to walk around just on your heals you would be dorsiflexing your ankle to lift the front of your foot and toes off the ground.  Another test is your ability to do a squat and keeping your feet flat on the ground. This requires being able to push your knees forward over top of your toes and potentially beyond them while keeping your feet flat on the ground.  This is your ability to dorsiflex your ankle.

 

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Important Event Information for Mud Hero Alberta Participants 2017

We can’t wait to see you at the Mud Hero Alberta start line on August 12/13. A few days prior to the event you will receive an email reminder with your wave date and time, as well as important event day details. In the meantime, please read the following important information about event weekend. 

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WHY YOU NEED TO GO SLOW TO GET FAST!
By Dr. Adam Wade Bkin, DC

Ok... so this post is going to be pretty heavy on the physiology side of things.  We'll try to simplify it down as much as we can, but you may need to hit up the "Google" machine if we start using words that seem to have every vowel within it. 

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Special Olympics Canada Featured Athlete: Keegan Waite

As Special Olympics Canada is the official chairty partner of Mud Hero this year, we'd like to introuduce you to our incredible athletes. Meet Special Olympics Canada featured Athlete: Keegan Waite!

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There's a mud superhero in all of us

As we celebrate Canada's 150th, and have asked you, our participants to fundraise a minimum of $150 for our partner charity, Special Olympics, we wanted to hear directly from a fundraiser why they are supporting the cause:

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Important Event Information for Mud Hero Winnipeg Participants 2017

We can’t wait to see you at the Mud Hero Winnipeg start line on July 29. A few days prior to the event you will receive an email reminder with your wave date and time, as well as important event day details. In the meantime, please read the following important information about event weekend. 

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