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Take Back Thanksgiving

turkey

Holiday recipes that are sure to satisfy your cravings, family and training plan

BY MICHAEL CLOUTIER

Thanksgiving can either be your favourite holiday or a dreaded weekend of meal after meal of unhealthy, albeit, delicious food. Our Thanksgiving falls in the middle of the autumn running season, which in some cases means having to choose between a long-awaited competition or a long-prepared family dinner.

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Blast Off

Break through fitness plateaus with no excuse cross-training

BY BRENT BISHOP

The key to enhancing sport performance and preventing injury involves incorporating functional strength, joint stability and core integration into your training routine. Proper pelvic, knee and scapular stability are critical to building a resilient and powerful strength foundation. 

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Canada's Only World Record Marathoner

Maureen Mancuso

In 1967, when females were told they couldn’t compete, a Toronto teen stirred controversy

BY DOUG WILLIAMS

These days, Maureen Mancuso doesn't run long distances. At 60, she can't imagine doing a marathon. She'd rather stick to 5K or 10K runs and perhaps a half-marathon if she feels adventurous. She runs only for fun and pays no attention to her times.

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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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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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