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Final IMPACT

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

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...

The Future Generation of Fitness

Brett Roberts has a teen CrossFit class in Charlottetown, P.E.I. that’s filled with girls. Oh, boys are welcome to train, but these young ladies have been inspired by the exploits of Anikha Greer, a...
Martin Parnell

Martin Parnell’s 10-Year Journey with IMPACT

How a magazine helped marathoner Martin Parnell become a household name while raising cash and consciousness.
A Natural Connection

A Natural Connection

Judith Kasiama feels at home when she’s in the wilderness.“I love the tranquility of being in nature, the greenery, the sense that life is moving forward,” she says. “Nature is very therapeutic. It’s the...
The Definition of an Athlete

The Definition of an Athlete

“This body is fierce, beautiful, and unapologetic. It’s meant to move through the world as it wishes: lifting, walking and running, rolls and all.”– Mirna Valerio In that glorious moment when Mirna Valerio completed her...
Give Your Brain a Break

Give Your Brain a Break

Our brain needs a break approximately every 40 to 50 minutes. Lisa Belanger tells us how to properly recover from work and stress and why this is important. Prior to the pandemic, I spent several...
Bota Pro Wineskin

What’s in Your Wineskin?

We suggest the vegan-friendly BotaPro bota bag for all social beverages. Photo: www.botapro.com Winter is here and the mountains are calling! This year more than ever Canadians are planning to get outside and play in...
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Your Brain On Exercise

The mental health benefits of exercise
Pete Estabrooks

Rethinking Your Priorities For A Healthier Lifestyle

Use COVID-19 as an excuse to improve your fitness and achieve a healthier lifestyle.
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The Mount Terry Fox Trek is an annual fundraising event that takes place in Valemount, British Columbia. Hikers can enjoy an experience of a lifetime while...