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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. ...

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...

Seven Secrets to Rejuvenate Your Muscles at 50+

Muscle is easy to lose as we age, as we have to work harder to build and maintain it. Age-related muscle loss, or sarcopenia, is something everyone likely encounters...

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 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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“Chelsea may not be the strongest physically, but she is an inspiration,” Beauchamp

by Rhonda Massad Chelsea Gagnon hopes to run her second Scotia Bank Charity Challenge Half Marathon this coming May 29 in Ottawa.  Chelsea has Cystic Fibrosis (CF) which is why...
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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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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...

Beaconsfield resident Halliwell propels Dufour sisters to Olympic Gold and Silver

Halliwell propels Dufour sisters to Olympic gold, silverBeaconsfielder behind medalists’ “mental architecture”   By Rhonda Massad www.thesuburban.com Beaconsfield sports psychology professor Dr. Wayne Halliwell helped sisters Chloe and Justine Dufour-Lapointe reach the Olympic...
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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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