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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.

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...

Sleep for Better Performance

Sleep is a normal and reversible behavior that is an essential part of the human recovery process. Several studies now recognize the fundamental role that sleep plays to optimize health and human performance. Results...

Morning Routines

Not all mornings are created equal. How you start your morning can have a profound effect on how you feel the rest of the day. From cold showers, to pre-dawn runs, to that perfect...

7 Yoga Poses for Sleep

Sleep is the elixir of life but we are a chronically sleep-deprived society. The way we prepare for sleep is very important because the quality of sleep we receive shapes our emotional, mental and...

Finding Calm for Better Health & Well-Being

In the late ‘90s I read a book called Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh. After I finished the book I decided I wanted to meet this world-renowned Zen master, who is...
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The Royal Victoria Marathon Returns in 2022

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Runners, have you heard the exciting news?

If you need one more reason to lace up on Sunday May 29th for the 58th Calgary Marathon, you just got it. A new...