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skipping

Get your jump on and get fit

BY PETE ESTABROOKS

Want coordination, endurance, carved up calves, lungs of iron and a heart like a lion?

In the age-old tradition of boxers, wrestlers and girls in the schoolyard, the simple practice of repetitively leaping over a rope is an effective and entertaining way to work out just about anywhere, learn some lines and keep fit. Here are some cool skip tips, with rhymes you may have jumped rope to as a child and other tunes I recommend.

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Stay Race Ready

raceready

7 coaching tips to maintain competition fitness this fall

BY ALICIA BELL

Autumn can be a great time to race in Canada, so make sure to keep up your fitness to avoid injuries and disappointing results. Here are some great ways to stay fresh and race ready this fall.

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Run Simple, Run Long, Run Fast

Matt Cecill

Victoria athlete claims two course records in two weeks

BY MARISSA TIEL

When Matt Cecill needed to log training mileage for a 120 mile ultra in B.C this summer, he picked a DIY route.

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Sacré Bleu

blueberry salad

Savour superfood surprises with blueberries all day

BY HALEY BARTON

Blueberries are well entrenched on the list of superfoods we should be eating as they are packed full of nutritional power.

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The 2014 IMPACT Sockie Awards

IMPACT’s Test Team hit the streets and trails with an arsenal of new socks, logging hundreds of kilometres in eight of the best running socks on the market. Over two months, our testers ran them through mud and sweat, heat and stress and, finally, through the wash to see how they stood up. Here’s how our team rated each sock and their no-holds barred comments for IMPACT’s inaugural great sock off. And The Sockies go to . . .

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TRAINING

ironman

SO YOU WANT
TO BE AN
IRONMAN?

This 20-week plan
will get you there.

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Food & Nutrition

raw wrap

RAW, QUICK
& DELICIOUS

5-INGREDIENT RECIPES IN JUST 15 MINUTES

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Travel

IRON ROADS

Via ferrata take hikers high into mountain adventures

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