Aging and Losing Muscle Mass

Aging and Losing Muscle Mass   Often, we see weight training as being about having a beautiful, muscular Adonis-built body. However, everyone should make strength training a part of their physical activity routine, since it is for more than just cosmetic purposes. Why? Because we start losing muscle mass early in adulthood, and this becomes…

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Cracking Joints

Cracking Joints   Joints are complex structures at the juncture between two bones. Some joints are mobile and allow a relatively wide range of movements. However, in certain situations, these joints crack and make noises. But what is the reason for this sound, and, above all, does it damage the health of the joints? We…

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6 Myths About Osteoarthritis

6 Myths About Osteoarthritis   Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis, a term that now includes all joint diseases formerly known as rheumatism. Osteoarthritis refers to a particular mechanical form that affects the cartilage, the elastic tissue that protects the ends of bones and prevents them from rubbing against each other.…

Protecting Your Joints

Protecting Your Joints Joints are complex parts of our body, but they work wonders to ensure our mobility when nothing affects them. Nevertheless, more than 5 million Canadians, about 1 in 6 people, suffer from osteoarthritis. Because it causes cartilage and bone in certain joints to deteriorate, osteoarthritis can affect the way these joints function. Fortunately,…

Joint Anatomy 101

Joint Anatomy 101

Joint Anatomy 101   Our mission is to promote joint health in the population. That’s why we often talk to you about subjects related to our joints, such as the problems that affect them, the role of collagen in joint health, or advice on how to promote mobility, etc. We have prepared the following article about…

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3 Things to Know About Ligaments

3 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT LIGAMENTS The human body is an amazing machine made up of many structures that all have an important role to play. Among these are the ligaments. Ligaments are bands of fibrous tissue that are mainly composed of collagen. In what follows, we discuss 3 facts about ligaments that we hope…

Poor Posture: Its Effects on Joint Health

Poor Posture: Its Effects on Joint Health   Our sedentary lifestyle, bad habits, overwork and aging are all factors that can affect our posture in the long term. Poor posture can lead to pain and even damage in your back and to your entire musculoskeletal system. Thus, the effects of poor posture are not without…

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What Is Osteoarthritis?

What Is Osteoarthritis? In Canada, 1 in 6 people suffer from some form of osteoarthritis, and although symptoms most often appear between the ages of 40 and 50, they can occur earlier. In general, women 55 and older are more affected, and most people over the age of 70 are living with this disease. Unlike…

Discover… or rediscover Genacol Optimum!

Discover… or rediscover Genacol Optimum! Genacol is a local family business offering natural health products specially designed to maintain joint health for 20 years. Through its range, you will find a complete formula: Genacol Optimum. This high-quality natural product contains 4 essential active ingredients for joints:   AminoLock Collagen regenerates cartilage; Glucosamine improves the quality…