Concussions in Sports: a Reality for Youth Across Canada

By Daniele Iannarone This upcoming Sunday evening, Canadians and Americans were glued to their television sets watching one of the biggest annual sporting events in North America: The Super Bowl. ...

Fat is no longer the Bogeyman

By Richard Tardif   It is widely accepted that excessive spikes of insulin from consuming refined carbohydrates cause obesity, not dietary fat, as we were lead to believe in the 1970s,...
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The Tripod Approach to Summer Abs!

by Wendy Hunt Spring is here and magazines in the grocery line racks are filled with articles that promise a bikini body, 6 pack abs and toned torso – all...

Meet Your Neighbour – Caroline Joyner

by Kelly Nickerson. Caroline Joyner is the Founder and President of Cielo Yoga and Fitness Studios, located in Dorval, QC. This busy working Mom and dog-lover resides in Beaconsfield, QC. READING I’ve...
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Beware the Easter Anti-Chocolate!

 by Wendy Hunt, for the Mansfield Pointe Claire It’s Easter. And everyone loves to espouse the health benefits of chocolate in order to justify their consumption of Easter goodies. After...
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Signs You Need New Running Shoes

By: Tina Mancini Signs You Need New Running Shoes Depending on how often you use them, you should know that your running shoes need replacing every 6 months.  That’s assuming...

Dollard-des-Ormeaux Announces the ‘FitClub Running Club’ for Teen Girls

The Aquatic Association of Dollard-des-Ormeaux is pleased to announce the FitClub running and training club this coming spring. FitClub, created by FillActive, is a running and training program designed to help teenage girls...
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Registration has begun for the Desjardins Pointe-Claire 2017 Half-Marathon

 The City of Pointe-Claire is happy to announce that the Desjardins Pointe-Claire Half-Marathon will be held again this year on Sunday, June 18, on a varied course that will...
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The Grinch “Gets” Gyms

By: Wendy Hunt for the Mansfield Pointe Claire Choosing the right gym to join is no easy task.  There are gyms dedicated to hot yoga, spinning or cross fit.  There...
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Is “Online Personal Training” an Oxymoron?

By:  Wendy Hunt for the Mansfield Pointe Claire These days you can purchase anything online.  You can even hire a personal trainer who will make your work outs “easy, effective...

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