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The last word in the magazine with a humourous, yet informative, take on health and fitness.

Summer Willis

Finding Strength in Every Stride

Summer Willis inspires survivors of sexual assault by running a marathon with a 45-pound mattress
Jack LaLanne’

The Original Personal Trainer

The good old days of fitness…weren’t. They were full of judgement and practices far worse than today (The Biggest Loser, with your extreme and unsustainable methods, we’re looking at you). Yet exceptions exist. One was Jack LaLanne.
In Honour of Slow

In Honour of Slow

It’s a typical day. You race through the morning routine so you can race through the workday to race through your workout and race back home again. But in all this racing, are you...
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Bleating the Odds

Kate Cloud and her 47-pound pygmy goat Little Leaf arrived at Carrizo Plain National Monument in California on a whim.  Three hours north of Los Angeles, the site’s 250,000 acres boast rolling hills, ridges, ravines,...
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Streetfront Alternative is Providing Support to Vancouver Youth Through Running

Three mornings a week, a group of middle school students takes to the streets for training runs through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The inner-city route winds past all manner of complex societal issues on display—poverty, homelessness,...

Lifting Forgotten Voices

Her alarm goes off at 4 a.m. It’s time to start fuelling her body with the 5,000 calories required for the grueling day ahead. For the last week, Angela Houle, 40, has had butterflies...

Winter Outdoor Yoga – Snowga!

We know spending time in nature is good for us.  Why not double up on the benefits by embracing winter and taking your yoga practice outside? Yoga, a year-round activity Just because the weather turns cold, doesn’t mean you...

Running in the Footsteps of Heroes

It was an emotional moment for ultrarunner Dave Proctor as he ran over to his hero Terry Fox and kissed the feet of the bronze statue at Victoria, B.C.’s Mile 0. A journey that...

Artist Fosters Connection to Outdoors

Everything about Jessa Gilbert’s paintings suggests movement. The sweeping, fluid lines of her mountains; the way her use of colour makes it look like sun and shade are playing over her landscapes in real...

A Unique Running Companion

Shanda Hill and her four-year old goat. Runners have long kept animal companions. Most common are trail dogs; ultra runner Chris McDougall runs with his rescue donkey Sherman; then there’s Vernon, B.C.’s Shanda Hill and...

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