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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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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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Wealth of Talent

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Canada’s top athletes take on the Commonwealth in Scotland

By Louise Hodgson-Jones

The road to Rio will run through Glasgow for many of Canada’s top summer athletes.

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Marathon: IMPOSSIBLE

The Barkley Marathons is a brutal test of endurance through the unforgiving Tennessee mountains

By NICKI REHN

In a tiny state park tucked away in the Tennessee hills, there is an obscure race that has stolen my heart and soul. I have stood at the start line of the Barkley Marathons twice, but I have never finished, and I probably never will. In fact, in its 28-year history no woman has ever finished. It is the impossible race and I am inexplicably hooked.

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TRAINING

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SO YOU WANT
TO BE AN
IRONMAN?

This 20-week plan
will get you there.

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Food & Nutrition

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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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