Fitness & Nutrition

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It is liberally dispensed at running races, and is often carried in backpacks or panniers as a satiating beverage. While my wife, Julie, and I spent five months rowing across the Atlantic Ocean, powdered milk was one of our staples.
With so much going on, cross-country skiing cranks the heart and respiration rates, exactly what the heart and lungs need to become strong and healthy, and burns more calories than just about any other sport—up to 1,000 per hour. No...
Lapping runs requires a mix of power and fitness, says Tom Smith, a personal trainer and former strength and conditioning coach for Alpine Canada. For off-season training, he prescribes a constantly changing mix of exercises that, “increase the overall athleticism...
As far as they were concerned, the ground is dirty, full of germs and no place for a baby. Ironically, this kind of well-intentioned thinking is contributing to a devastating epidemic spreading through our society that is costing billions, sickening...
The Victoria, British Columbia resident was about to embark on a run along the famous West Coast Trail. His goal: to surpass the fastest known time (FKT) of 10:08:49, set in 2010 by Vancouver-based endurance runner, Gary Robbins. “My first...
Despite the inauspicious start, he may now be the most persistent SUP paddler on Earth. Barring any other nosedives, by the time you read this the Kelowna, British Columbia, resident will have paddled 1,500 days in a row. Amazingly the...
This may sound like a dream, but for Vanessa Farnsworth, it was a nightmare. Before “the vacation,” Farnsworth was outdoorsy and active, loving nothing more than hiking the hills around her home in BC’s Kootenays. The seizures and paralysis began...
FEAT Canada Speaker Series: Sarah Jamieson"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... Read More > Angus Adventures: Life Saving Brown FatAlone and freezing...
It connotes obesity, poor health and sedentary lifestyles. Longevity and fat are seldom synonymous and if, 10 years ago, someone were to tell me this greasy substance would one day save my life, I would have laughed. However, due to...
Basically, take a look at what Rob Ford has been up to and do the opposite. Easy, right? Not quite. Unfortunately, the ambiguity of human health creates a labyrinth of choices few of us fully understand. Frequently, we make our...
"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...
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