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Almond Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches sure are a classic! Kids to adults enjoy them and they never fail to make a quick, simple, and delicious meal. So what’s the downside? PB&J’s aren’t exactly the healthiest option. Luckily, my take on the classic sandwich provides a healthier twist, loaded with nutrients and packed with flavour! Ingredients 2 Slices of Ezekiel Bread …

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5 Inspirational Fitness Stories

The world of fitness is chalked full of inspirational stories and our ever growing profiles section is no exception. From cancer survivors to adult on set exercisers, to incredible life changes; these five people have faced incredible odds and persevered to achieve their fitness goals. JOHNNY OLSEN Johnny Olsen is a former junior Olympian who has been a competitive bodybuilder …

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60 Day Challenge Fitness Plan

Let’s face it, figuring out and starting a new workout regime can be quite difficult and a lot of questions come to mind. Do I need to join a gym? Am I strong enough? What if I’m doing it wrong? There thoughts tend to hinder someone’s ability to begin their journey to a healthier life. Luckily, we have you covered! …

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How to Perform the Zottman Curl

If you are looking to add a new workout to your arm routine, look no further! The zottman curl is considered an old school exercise, created for bodybuilders back in the day, but that doesn’t mean it won’t give you that pump you are looking for nowadays. The BUFF DUDES are going to show you how it is done and how …

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Lower Back Pain: Tips and Tricks From The Experts

  Back pain is something that none of us want to go through, but unfortunately, a lot of us do experience it. From dull aches, to sharp sensations, back pain is not only painful, but it is uncomfortable as well. The thing about back pain is that there are so many things that can trigger it. Anything from overworking to …

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Greg Cheek

Greg Cheek is a lot of things. Seriously, a lot of things. He’s a motivational speaker, a combat veteran who served for twenty years, a winner of the US Army Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award, a cancer survivor, a marathon runner and an author. Possibly more important than all of those, and let’s face it, because of all of those, he …

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Top 10 Canadian Websites For Buying Supplements

The world of supplements can be a confusing one, partially because there are so many different supplements all making what seem like wildly outrageous claims, from weight loss to explosive energy to daily detoxifying goodness. Add to that, everyone and their mother will steer you in a different direction if you ask them for advice. The truth of the entire …

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Everyday Acts of Kindness

  I would like to give a big shout out to Dr. Peter Lykos! I’ve been running into Peter at the gym for a good 15 years. First at Extreme Fitness, now Goodlife on Yonge Street in Richmond Hill,  and then at LA Fitness in Vaughan. I always knew he was a really nice guy, but today he reinforced that. I was in a …

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Ian King

  Ian King commenced his professional coaching journey in 1980. In 1986 with over 100 elite athletes in his care, formed King Sports International (KSI), the world’s first athlete preparation and coach education company exclusively servicing elite athletes, team and coaches. Since 1980, Ian has trained athletes in over 20 different countries, in over 30 different sports at the elite …

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Top 10 Free Music Apps To Boost Your Workout

  Music and working out go hand in hand. It’s rare these days to see anyone in the gym without earphones in and that’s for a very good reason. Music has the ability to enhance your work out in a number of ways, perhaps chief among them is that it provides a distraction from your level of exertion whilst also …