Canadas premiere health, fitness, and sport performance magazine. Find articles on running, race schedules, training, sports medicine, workouts, food and nutrition, recipes, best health clubs, by leading experts in their fields.



 
 
 

Escape the City

solomon speedcross MEC trail running fashion

From the concrete jungle to the great outdoors, it only takes a few moments to fade into the foliage and boy, do we have the clothes for that.

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The Athlete's Edge

Developing speed and power earns the competitive advantage

By KATHLEEN TROTTER

Athletes want to be fast and powerful enough to sprint past or out-maneuver their opponents. 

As a triathlete, the opponent I care most about beating is not someone else, but myself. I never forget a race in which I had the speed and power needed to blow my personal best out of the water. That type of competitive edge is priceless.

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Trail-er Trash

A runner's rant on rubbish

BY IAN MacNAIRN

I’ve developed a keen sense for rubbish. I’ve honed my talent as a master of garbage, the Lord of Litter. Maybe it’s a product of my upbringing or from picking up after kids of my own, but I cannot pass by trash. I’ve tried.

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Taper Time

11 ways to recharge your body and mind well before race day

By LISA BENTLEY

When an athlete trains, most times the ultimate goal is a successful race. Tapering happens in the two or three weeks before your big event and can recharge your body and mind and have you in peak form when the gun fires.

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Get Down, Get Dirty

3 exercises to get you ready for summer fun in the mud and on the trails

By MANDY GILL

If dirt, dust and determination are in your fitness vocabulary, odds are you will love mud runs. The newest approach for people to get fit and have fun outdoors, obstacle course racing brings something to the table for every fitness level.

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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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