Tis the season of obstacle course races

With her first Spartan of the season completed, Beaconsfield resident Caroline Laforest hopes to complete 6 obstacle course races this summer, 5 Spartan Races, one Xman Race and the...

The Importance of Core Strength Training

by Janice Hillrich The core is your centre of power. Many people believe that the core is comprised only of the abdominal muscles.  This is only partially correct. The core...
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June marathon in Pointe Claire to benefit Alzheimer Society

Pointe-Claire’s first half-marathon will be held on Saturday, June 18, along a varied route that will be enjoyed by all running enthusiasts. “We hope many residents will participate,” says Mayor...
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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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First ever Desjardins Pointe Claire half marathon a running success

By Rhonda Massad June 18, was the first ever half marathon in Pointe Claire benefitting the Alzheimer's Society of Montreal.  According to Pointe Claire Mayor Morris Trudeau, who was on site...
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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,...

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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High Intensity Small Group Training – Why HIIT is a HIT

Written by Wendy Hunt for the Mansfield Pointe Claire Music plays in the background.  A woman struggles with her pushups and the instructor suggests she do them on her knees. ...
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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...
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Does Fitbit Smarter Make Fitbit Fit?

Written by Wendy Hunt for the Mansfield Pointe Claire Poised to become the Crayola of crayons, Fitbit is the undisputed leader in the latest trend in wearable technology.  These powerful...

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