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ALL THE SMALL THINGS

Even though I am slightly aging myself, the 90s smash hit All The Small Things, by Blink 182 serves as a great foundation for my training methodology. While I don’t suggest we treat our...

Setting the Perfect Pace

Extreme marathoning and ultra-running are regular occurrences these days. Someone is always running endless backyard loops, from coast to coast, or on all seven continents in a week. These efforts are fascinating and inspiring, but...

Trail Running 101

The sport of trail running is growing. Some folks are transitioning from the roads to the trails while others are taking up trail running as their introduction to running in general. Whether it is...

FULL BODY METCON BLAST

Here are four movements that will incorporate and challenge your full body for strength, core and balance. Coming from a gymnastics, martial arts, track and field and bodybuilding background, I love athletic workouts. Here...

Best Fitness Apps 2022

There’s no denying that we live busy lives these days, and although we enjoy working out at gyms and fitness studios, sometimes we just don’t have the time. For those days when life gets...

Train Like an Obstacle Course Racer

Even if you never run an obstacle course race (OCR), training for one could get you in the best shape of your life. Training like an obstacle course racer is possibly the most comprehensive training...

The Secret Weapon to Improving Your Long Run

Thomas Rivers Puzey was still in university when he stumbled across a new way of training for long-distance running. The collegiate cross-country runner laced up for a local trail race in Costa Rica. He...

In Support of the Tech-Free Run

If a tree fell in the woods and no one heard it, did it make a noise? Perhaps the new adage should be, if you don’t have digital proof of your run, did it...

Mountain Bike Fundamentals

The sport of mountain biking has changed immensely over the past 10 years. The transformation is commonly explained using the downhill ski analogy. We can’t ski a new shorter-shaped ski like we did a...

Kids on the Trail

Do you remember the first time you saw a waterfall? Heard frogs croaking? Spotted a beaver lodge? Stood inside a cave? When you take a hike with young kids, you get to experience the...
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Explore the East Kootenays on a Cross-Country Ski Road Trip

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Walk Confidently This Winter with Mark’s IceFX® Winter Boots

IMPACT Magazine was ON-LOCATION in beautiful Banff, Alberta, with Mark’s testing out Mark’s IceFX boots, their new collection designed to create a safer way to walk...

Be a Winter Warrior with Power in Motion Heated Gloves

Canadians know that the frigid winter weather is inevitable, but being cold doesn’t have to be. Power in Motion’s Canadian designed MOTIONHeat products allow you...