health & wellness

  1. How to Stay Active in Toronto this Winter

    Winter can be a time in which it is hard to motivate yourself to get outside and enjoy being active.   As the weather gets colder, it can seem less appealing to go for your regular run or bike ride through the neighbourhood. However, winters are long here in Canada so it is important that we refrain from being sedentary throughout the day and find ways to embrace Mother Nature. It’s easy to complain about the weather in the winter season but the cold doesn’t have to be a bad thing. With proper preparation and the right mindset, winter is just as good a time as any to stay active. Continue reading
  2. SpiderTech Events in January 2017

     We are committed to getting out and growing with our community. So we are attending local events, partnering with local businesses and playing an active role in our communities. Here's where to find us in January...   Continue reading
  3. Taping for Winter Sports

    There are more uses for Kinesiology tape during the winter season than you think.   Colder temperatures mean that your muscles are more likely to become cool faster, making them more prone to injury. Winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, ice climbing and ice hockey can put your body into awkward an unpredictable positions so it is important to prepare for this to avoid potential injury. Continue reading
  4. Snow Shovelling to Prevent Injury

    Shovelling snow doesn’t have to be a hassle or a chore. Snow shovelling is actually a fantastic way to promote healthy movement among your joints and muscles when done correctly.  It can get your heart rate up, improving your circulation- and like any other exercise involving resistance, snow shovelling will release endorphins and boost your mood. Turns out this commonly dreaded chore actually has more benefits than you thought!   Continue reading
  5. 5 Reasons that Autumn is the Perfect Time for Fitness

    Autumn is one of the best times to start or re-invigorate your fitness routine. Unlike New Year’s Resolutions, lifestyle changes starting in the fall can be easier to keep and maintain for longer. Here are our top 5 reasons that autumn is the perfect time to start or change your fitness routine: Continue reading
  6. 6 Ways Regular Movement Can Improve Your Quality of Life

    Movement does a lot more than just make you live longer- it also helps you live better by improving many other aspects of life. It’s impossible to talk about overall health without discussing movement and the increasingly sedentary behaviour our society faces.  Most people do not move nearly as much as they should. Consider some of the following indirect benefits of movement: Continue reading
  7. Preventing Diabetes

    April 7th is World Health Day, which raises awareness about a specific public health priority. This year, World Health Day focuses on diabetes. Type 2 diabetes has been on the rise in recent years and SpiderTech thinks it is important to know the what you can do to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes or manage it if diabetes develops.   Here are the key ways to treat and prevent Type 2 Diabetes According to the Canadian Diabetes Association : Continue reading

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