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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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Protein Pancakes

Ah, pancakes! Whether made with fruits, or chocolate chips; doused in maple syrup or with peanut butter, pancakes sure are a delicious breakfast food. Unfortunately, they lack in the nutritional department. They are high in sugars and fats, but lack luster in many other categories. Luckily, there are variations that taste delicious and are contain a variety of beneficial nutrients. …

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Açai Superfood Bowl

Who says breakfast has to bland? This açai superfood bowl is a fresh and flavourful way to start off your morning (or even throughout the day)! Not to mention it’s loaded with an abundance of healthy ingredients – from fresh fruit to hearty nuts and seeds. This vegan, gluten-free recipe is certainly one to try!   Ingredients (Makes 2 Servings) …

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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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Sesame Butterflied Chicken

Looking for a light and flavourful chicken dish? Look no further. This sesame butterflied chicken recipe by Jamie Oliver is high in protein, low in saturated fats, full of flavour, and the best part – you don’t have to be an award winning chef, like Jamie, to make it! Ingredients (Serves 2) Fine rice noodles           …

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Hot and Sour Soup

  When it comes to comfort food, you can never go wrong with soup! Whether it is a cold day, rainy day, beautiful day, or even just a relaxing day, a nice bowl of soup is certainly something to enjoy. Lisa Borden, Owner of Borden Communications & Design, shared her delicious recipe for hot and sour soup. This soup is …

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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 …