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Lacrosse has come a long way since the Native Americans in Canada decorated their bodies in tribal wear to play the game as early as the 17th century. It is thought that several tribal games have contributed to the development of today’s sport of Lacrosse. The European settlers of North America made most of the changes to the game, which has turned it into the modern day Lacrosse or Lax, for short, that we know today.In a game where slang terms for some shots and turns are called ankle-bre...
Posted on 2017-06-03
With how busy life can be, many of us may not be getting enough physical activity, which increases the risk of a multitude of chronic diseases including diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, obesity, and heart disease. The good news is that brisk walking is a simple activity that is not only safe, but is also an effective activity that can counteract the effects of leading a sedentary lifestyle. Nordic pole walking began in Finland in 1997 and involves walking with the assistance of poles, w...
Posted on 2017-05-06
Golf is a global sport that people of all ages and abilities participate in, that typically involves long periods of low intensity exercise combined with short bursts of intense activity. Regardless of age and ability, golfers are at risk of injuries to the back, knees, shoulders, elbows, wrists and/or hands. But don’t let the fear of injury prevent you from enjoying this rewarding game – golf is a sport that can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle by helping you to gain and mainta...
Posted on 2017-04-02
Renovations are progressing at our new location at 307 Maple Ave W in Vienna! We hope to move by the end of April 2017, check back for updates! Our new location is here:
Posted on 2017-03-26
Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that can affect the joints, cartilage, muscles, and bones in your body. The pain and discomfort that arthritis causes can also lead to a reduced range of motion as well as the loss of normal mobility. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which refers to the breakdown of cartilage that provides protection and cushioning for the joints. Osteoarthritis sufferers typically experience mild to moderate pain during the early stages of this conditio...
Posted on 2017-03-03
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