Fitness & Nutrition

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"Harnessing the power of your own inner superhero" is about exploring your own personal potential using the iconic ideology of the power behind super human experiences and sport while investing in your community. Here are my 5 tips towards empowering...
  Planning and organization are the key. The night before my workout (because I prefer morning workouts and because its the best way to step away when the baby is fairly content and leave him with Dad) I organize my training...
1) Use a nutrition plan that works for you Some people can run 100 miles on just gels whilst others will struggle to stomach just a few gels over the same distance.  There is no real right or wrong thing to...
For those looking for a radical change in personal hygiene, there’s even the Paleo shower — cleaning oneself with just water, no soap or shampoo. In a lot of ways it makes sense; exposing our bodies to conditions we endured...
This fruit grew in abundance; dragging boughs low from gnarled squat trees. But despite such plenitude, the marble-sized drupes were completely useless for early humans. I use the term “fruit” purely from a botanical standpoint, as they were anything but...
For the running enthusiast, there are hundreds of marathons, half-marathons and 10K races happening across Canada this year, so sign up and be sure to get your body into racing form. Here are a few top picks: The Ottawa Marathon &...
Eric Gillis, an Olympic marathoner, who lives and trains in Guelph, Ontario, says it’s a good idea to sit down and talk about running the distance with an experienced marathoner. He or she can help point you in the right...
Toronto Outdoor Club This is free to join, run by volunteers and open to all Canadians. They organize a variety of activities, from beginner to advanced, and focus most of their events around southern Ontario. The current calendar has listings for...
Run a marathon. Even the greatest of couch potatoes can work up to running a marathon by applying some self-discipline. There are many programs available online or in your community, and they all tend to follow the same plan: start...
However, even when there is no time to sit down to a full meal there are still plenty of energy-boosting options that keep the body ready for adventure all day long.Complex Carbohydrates For those trying to watch their waistline, carbohydrates have...
Examining the ethics of fully participating in the food chain. The night is black enough to cover a grizzly’s approach and I'm elbow-deep in the guts of a warm deer. Me, a one-time vegetarian, life-long enviro geek, pro-gun-control, anti-camo kind of...
While skiing may seem like it takes its toll on the legs, the body's strength and stamina comes from its core. And not just the glamour muscles, like the abs, but from the back muscles and hip muscles as well.
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