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The Recovery Trifecta

The Recovery Trifecta7501334Stephanie Thompson

What’s the simplest way to ensure recovery from training is a priority? The Recovery Trifecta! Think of the recovery trifecta as a puzzle with “three” pieces. Every morning you start…

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Watch & Learn: 5 Steps to Consciously Watch Curling

Watch & Learn: 5 Steps to Consciously Watch Curling1200800Stephanie Thompson

Game analysis is important in any athletic endeavour. There is much to learn from amateurs and professionals: what to do, what not to do, how to communicate and how to…

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Q&A: Fitness and Curling

Q&A: Fitness and Curling7501087Stephanie Thompson

Welcome to my monthly Q/A for all things curling and fitness. I get a few frequently asked questions, and I hope I can begin to compile a list to get…

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dryland curling

Sweeping Off-Ice: How to make and use your own dryland sweeping pad

Sweeping Off-Ice: How to make and use your own dryland sweeping pad579589Stephanie Thompson

So you’re doing all the right things and have invested some time, energy and resources into training for this upcoming season. You’ve been running, doing some yoga or stretching, lifting…

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Fitness Advice for Competitive & League Curlers

Fitness Advice for Competitive & League Curlers960960Stephanie Thompson

This is a 4 part series where I will discuss topics including warm up, cool downs, practice efficiency and maintaining strength during a busy competitive season. You can find the…

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Am I Doing my Pre-Game Warmup Right? A Guide for Curlers

Am I Doing my Pre-Game Warmup Right? A Guide for Curlers1200800Stephanie Thompson

We explore the Who, What, When, Where, How, and Why of a proper, individualized and efficient dynamic warm-up for curlers and teams.

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Curling Fitness: My 4 Favourite Exercises for Powerful Sweeping

Curling Fitness: My 4 Favourite Exercises for Powerful Sweeping610451Stephanie Thompson

Ever wonder how hardcore competitive curlers train for their sport? Have you thought, “If I tried to sweep like that, I’d face plant!?” Or, “I could never be as strong…

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Top 8 Reasons Why You & Your Team Need to TRAIN for Curling

Top 8 Reasons Why You & Your Team Need to TRAIN for Curling640631Stephanie Thompson

The first few are obvious, but #4 is not what you would expect! In the past, many curlers were not concerned about being fit. Today, however, fitness conditioning has come…

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The Top 10 Health Benefits of Urban Poling

The Top 10 Health Benefits of Urban Poling408327Stephanie Thompson

In my pursuit of finding affordable, fun, outdoor activities that provide multiple health benefits I recently came across Urban Poling. Not only do you feel like you are flying (see…

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Urban Poling – My Story

Urban Poling – My Story602573Stephanie Thompson

*Note: I would like to clarify that Urban Poling and Nordic walking are interchangeable terms. Urban Poling is a brand of poles, and a refined technique that is based on…

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