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The Best Training Exercises for Hiking Season

There’s nothing worse than being puffed on those summer hikes. In fact, as you set your sights on your favourite hiking trails in any season, a few simple exercises performed in advance could make...

Core-Centric Fitness

People often miss the importance of a strong, complete core. We’ve spent many years singling out one part of the whole system—the abs and, let’s face it, crunches can be boring. Much like the core...

Get on the Water this Summer

We know that summer doesn’t last forever. Canadians are gearing up for an incredible season, and we’re ready to pack a lot of adventure into a few short months to make the most of...

CORE STABILITY BALL WORKOUT

It’s easy to fall into a rut doing the same familiar core exercises, but these little nine-inch, dollar-store balls will give you more than a bang for your buck!To keep the workout (and you)...

12 Weeks to Your First 70.3

An Ironman 70.3 or half-Ironman involves a 1900-metre swim, a 90-kilometre bike ride, and a 21.1-kilometre run. This program is designed for someone who has completed some sprint-distance triathlons, and Olympic-distance triathlons and who...

Yoga For Runners

Running is a fabulous sport that invigorates the body and mind, perhaps explaining why it is one of the most popular sports worldwide. But it is common for running goals to be derailed as...

Seeking the truth behind running injuries

Runners seeking a magic bullet to prevent injuries will have to keep searching. A study published in the Journal of Athletic Training in September 2021 sought correlations between running-related injuries and training parameters—such as distance,...

On your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Most of us know the benefits of running long and incorporating tempos in workouts. But we are now understanding that there are huge benefits in including short sprints. Who would have thought that tearing...

A Guide to Running a Half-Marathon in Under Two Hours

Running under two hours in the half-marathon is an achievable goal for many runners. In this gentle half build you will be guided through a 12-week training plan where the goal is to run...

20 Weeks to Your Marathon PB

If you are someone who has ran marathons before but is looking to achieve a new personal best, this is the plan for you. This 20-week plan assumes you can already comfortably run three...
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Explore the East Kootenays on a Cross-Country Ski Road Trip

The southeastern corner of British Columbia is a winter paradise for cross-country skiers with Nordic Ski Centres located in most communities and endless trails...

Vivo for Healthier Generations Expansion Project Nears Completion

Get ready Calgary! Vivo’s $60-million expansion is just a few short months away from its phased opening starting with fitness in the spring followed...

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...