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The Mental Side of Sport Performance

As an avid Weekend Warrior I am always looking to get the most out of my athletic performance. Granted my athletic goals are not as lofty as former 70 Goals Scorer and NHL superstar Bernie Nicholls, but the principals remain the same.  How can I get the most production out of my now 48 year old body? Bernie, one of …

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6 Supplements Older Athletes Should Know About

As we age, what we eat becomes more and more important. Especially if we continue to train hard. Staying well nourished to fuel and recover from hard workouts is a key to the process of staying in shape as we get older. We reached out to some of the top minds in fitness to get to the bottom of some …

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How To Eat Healthy at the ACC

The Raptors are on their way to a fourth straight playoff appearance and the Maple Leafs are fun to watch, and may be on the way to the playoffs as well. Combine that with the tons of concerts and events, and you have the Air Canada Centre – an entertainment destination and a fun place to spend an afternoon or night. The only …

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Breaking Down High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training, also known as HIIT, is mentioned a lot right now, and I mean a lot when you are searching for ways to roast calories and fat and drop some pounds, not just during the work out itself, but in the hours following your HIIT work out as well. Sounds amazing right? But, is it true? First …

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Vinson Smith

Vinson Smith comes across as a normal guy. The High School football coach from a small town in North Carolina is laid back and easy to talk to. You get the sense that this is a man who abounds in low key confidence and is incredibly comfortable with who he is. It would be hard to believe that that this …

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Should You Add Yoga to Your Work Outs?

Yoga is actually an all encompassing term that includes religion, philosophy and physical practices; but, let’s face it, we are a fitness blog, and what we strive to do is help people discover new ways that they can take steps forward in their fitness journey.  For those reasons we will mostly be avoiding the religious and philosophical elements, except where …

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Buda Juice

  What are some of the health benefits of drinking your fresh juices? All the same (can’t say all as it doesn’t have fibre) health benefits of eating 5lbs of fresh organic produce! We maintain a complete cold chain of 4 degrees celsius throughout our entire process to ensure the maximum amount of nutrients make it to you. We also never add any …

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Giving Can Help You Live Longer

Helping feels good, we all know that. That is to say, anyone who ever donates their time or money to a charity, knows that there are a lot of positive feelings that come along with it. Well, a new name has been given to that feeling and there are also some other positive side effects that go along with it. …

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Tom Brady’s Diet

It’s now been made official, at least as official as possible. Tom Brady is the GOAT. For those who don’t know, that is an acronym used to describe the Greatest Of All Time, not a friendly barn yard garbage eater. With a 5th Super Bowl under his belt, which also netted him his 4th Super Bowl MVP, the 39 year …

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The Health Benefits of Working From Home

Working from home. It’s a dream come true for a lot of people and with the increase in technology and a change in the point of view of a lot of companies, the ability to work from home is becoming far more viable for a larger number of people. We spoke with Deborah Lobart, an Independent Consultant & Executive Regional …