Fitness & Nutrition
Marathons, Half Marathons & 10K Runs Across Canada
Apr 22, 2014
There are hundreds of great marathons, half marathons and 10K races happening across Canada this year, so sign up and be sure to get that body into racing form. Here are a few top picks:
Getting Started: Endurance Running
Apr 15, 2014
Here are your essential first steps to running a half-marathon, marathon or ultra-marathon:
Outdoor Clubs Across Canada
Mar 25, 2014
Whether you are looking for a local volunteer group or a national organization with local subgroups, you’ll be able to find an outdoors club that suits you best almost anywhere in Canada:
9 Wellness Goals For Healthier Living
Jan 15, 2014
Most New Year’s resolutions are so ambitious few people manage to actually achieve them. This year, set fitness and wellness goals that will make your life better and that you will enjoy accomplishing.
The Best Foods for Quick Energy
Dec 19, 2013
Midday is no time to run short on energy. Here are some fantastic energy-boosting super-foods that keep the body ready for adventure all day long.
Gadd's Truth: Rise of the Eco-Hunter?
Dec 13, 2013
Will Gadd, a one-time vegetarian, looks at the ethics and realities of hunting and examines the growing trend of hikers, climbers and skiers who hunt.
Fitness Tips: Get in Shape For Skiing
Nov 26, 2013
The ski season is here — it’s time to get into shape so you can tear up the mountains that much longer. Here are four fitness tips for getting in prime skiing condition:
4 Cool Things About CLIF Bar & Company
Nov 15, 2013
Explore visited CLIF Bar & Company headquarters in Emeryville, California, and discovered four cool facts about CLIF Bar & Company:
Gadd's Truth: What Is Real-World Fitness?
Oct 2, 2013
Will Gadd discusses the concept of "real world fitness," and proposes some radical (or perhaps not-so-radical?) solutions to North America's obesity crisis.
Why athletes need body fat
Oct 1, 2013
As we strive for optimal physical fitness, it's also true that you can get too caught up in the national obsession with body fat. If you're very active, watch the pounds you shed.
10 Fitness & Nutrition Tips For Outdoorspeople
Sep 19, 2013
Staying in shape is vital in order to make the most of your time out-of-doors — with swimsuit season on the horizon, explore presents 10 Fitness & Nutrition Tips For Outdoorspeople:
Sep 15, 2013
Find out how to make your next adventure a little tastier.
How To Make Homemade Camp Food
Jul 24, 2013
Forgo the freeze-dried fare this summer — here are three tips/recipes for eating home cooked or naturally-foraged food on your next camping trip:
How to do squats
Jun 15, 2013
How to do squats to develop a strong core for paddling and rolling
Training schedule for runners
Jun 6, 2013
Canadian pro runner Katrina Blanch shares her schedule for staying fit
Arm exercises for runners
Jun 5, 2013
Having strong arms and using them properly are huge components of running efficiently. Work these arm drills into your run and you’ll be running faster before you know it.
How to train for mountain climbing
May 27, 2013
If you want to get into shape for mountain climbing - here is what you need to eat, and how you need to train.
How to get a hard core
May 22, 2013
If you don't have strong core muscles, you can't move efficiently and you're more likely to get injured. Find out how to get them.
Tips For Trail Runners
Mar 20, 2013
If you're going to hit the trails running this spring — here are some great tips for aspiring dirt-track runners.
Workouts for the outdoor adventurer
Feb 19, 2013
Whether you're into running, climbing, paddling or biking, these workouts will help you get in shape.
Fitness trends for the outdoor adventurer
Oct 24, 2012
Looking to get active in a new way? Try one of these exciting fitness trends, perfect for the outdoor adventurer.
Top 5 apps for runners
Sep 12, 2012
Whether you're hitting city streets or backcountry trails, these apps are sure to get you off the couch and into your sneakers.
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