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Stay healthy and happy with science-backed articles to promote an active lifestyle. From tips on injury-prevention to mental health strategies, these stories educate and motivate.

Facts About Keeping Your Bones Healthy

Optimal health is a package deal, so it’s important to be aware of how both exercise and diet impact our overall well-being. Most of us know that strength training (with free weights, weight machines, or...

The High-Impact Injury

Stress fractures are one of the five most common running-related injuries and account for six to 14 percent of all injuries sustained by runners. The bone that is most commonly injured is the tibia...

Physical Activity is Medicine

Inactivity is a modifiable risk factor for chronic disease and, according to the World Health Organization,the fourth leading risk factor for death worldwide. Exercise has demonstrated benefits for dozens of chronic diseases, yet 80...

Understanding Adult ADHD

Jolene, 37 recalls her visit to the Adult ADHD Centre last year. “I had very bad brain fog. I couldn’t remember anything. I just chalked it up to ‘mom brain’ because I do have...

The Simple Way Movement Gives Us ‘Hope’

It shouldn’t surprise readers of this magazine that the more we move, the better off we are. Science has proven this. But when health psychologist and author Kelly McGonigal stumbled across a simple phrase...

Prepare for Hiking Season

Hiking is a popular summer activity in the Canadian Rockies, and it’s a fabulous way to explore our beautiful backcountry, get some fresh mountain air and spend quality time with friends and family. As...

Meet the Cell Power Plant

What is the one thing that we cannot live without? Coffee in the mornings? Friends and family? Cell phones? While important, they are trivial compared to the tiny things that produce almost all the...

A Pain in the Butt

The piriformis is a small muscle, but it holds a reputation for being a big pain in the behind! This thin, triangular muscle lies deep in the buttocks, beneath the much larger gluteus maximus....

Foot Core for Runners

As runners we are constantly being told that strength and conditioning is important. It’s been drilled into us for years. “We need to be doing strength training to prevent injuries”“You’re going to become a better...

An Ounce of Prevention

Do you know what increases your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease? Your first thought, like most, isprobably genetics. But really, our genes play a much smaller role than we think. Research shows that epigenetics...
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A Fighting Chance Against Cold & Flu

Cold and flu season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean we have to accept the fever, muscle aches, sore throat, runny nose, or...
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