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Running in the Metaverse

Let’s go for a run… in the metaverse. Thanks to a new app you now can run in the real world while powering your avatar across 50+ virtual courses.The app—Klocked—is brought to the metaverse...

Nature Rx

Doctors in parts of Canada have another tool in their nature prescription kit. They can now prescribe Parks Canada’s Discovery Pass to patients as it joins an existing initiative designed to get more people...

IMPACT Book Reviews

From the kitchen to the forest, to the lab, to the arena, these books dish out both knowledge and entertainment. IMPACT reviewers offer their take on five new titles from Canadian writers. AN ECOLOGY OF...
Plant-based Meal

Plant-Based Food Systems Are The Future

What we eat can affect climate change.
Usain Bolt

World Records that Fell During IMPACT’s Rise

Tracking the evolution of major running records over 30 years of Canada's best fitness magazine.
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Outdoors For All

The importance of recreation is well researched and perhaps unquestioned, and this is certainly the case for those experiencing disability. How a disability affects an individual varies of course and can range from physical,...
Two Masks

Two Masks – Better Than One

A recent report by the CDC (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) found that maximizing the fit of cloth and medical masks, and double-masking substantially improved the transmission and exposure to COVID-19. Double masking...
Marathon Runners

Canadians Tackle Marathon Project

On your mark, get set and go … check out the Marathon Project 2020 which takes place on December 20th in Chandler, Arizona. Fifty men and fifty women will take on a 6.9 km...
Working out with a reusable mask

The Scoop on Masks

Disposable, non-medical face masks are everywhere these days, including cluttering up our garbage cans and littering our streets. Easy to find and cheap to buy, one-use masks have become a go-to option for many....
Fibre

The Five-to-One Fibre Rule

Meet the daily requirements and, ahem, keep you regular Most people think constipation when they think fibre. And it’s true. Dr. Michael Greger, an acclaimed international speaker who specializes in clinical nutrition, says if most...
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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...

Discover Canada’s Newest Sports Experience

Decathlon’s model of making sports accessible to all is creating waves across Canada.
Saskatchewan Marathon Skyline

2022 SaskMarathon Pays Respect to the Land and its Ancestors

Organized by the Saskatoon Road Runners Association (SRRA), the Saskatchewan Marathon has become a key part of the spring outdoor events season in Saskatoon....

Samsung Galaxy Smartwatches Designed to Help You Live Better

From early morning workouts to afternoon meetings, life moves at a fast pace. But that doesn’t mean you always have to be playing catch...

The Top 5 Films at VIMFF You Won’t Want to Miss...

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Online February 25 - March 27 In Person Shows February 25 - March 6 Join the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival for...