Cirque du Soleil performers wow audiences all the time with their breathtaking movements which require much muscle strength and endurance. Now you too can twist, bend and hop around with the newest fitness craze to hit the gym: jukari.
Walking is a great way to get in shape without breaking the bank. Here’s some fun facts to encourage you to lace up your walking shoes and get out there this spring.
If you find running on a treadmill or lifting weights through mindless repetitions to be a boring exercise routine, give functional fitness a try.
No longer just a kid’s sport, adults are discovering hooping; toning their bodies and burning major calories. Want to get in the spin of things? Read on and find out what you need to know to get started.
It’s a beautiful day, and you’d like to go for a bicycle ride. But you hesitate, because every time you sit on that saddle, your derrière gets sore. The good news? You can minimize the problem.
We all know that exercise is good for us. But it’s time we realized just how powerful it really is.
How can you be sure you are getting the most from your bike-new or old? We asked one of Canada’s biking pros for advice on how to find the right bicycle for you.
If you’re looking to get outside, get mobile and stay fit, all while reducing your carbon footprint, than look no further than the trusty bicycle! But whether you’re a fair-weather rider, a regular two-wheeled commuter, or a driver sharing the road with cyclists, the key to safety is in knowing the rules of the road
Trying to stay fit, but struggling to find time to go to the gym? Problem solved: bring the gym home to you.
Across Canada, women are discovering snowshoeing as a fun way to stay fit. Here’s how to get started.
Everyone has skated as a child. What child doesn’t love the sensation of gliding across frozen water? For some children that love translates into playing hockey or ringette, for others it means becoming a competitive figure skater.
It’s easy enough to make goals-sticking to them over the long haul is the challenge. Follow these 14 expert tips to make your fitness goals last.
Here are five things every woman should know in order to maximize her workouts.
Most big cities have plans to expand their bike-lane networks. Montreal has progressive cycling policies: In June 2008, the city approved a budget to double the 400-kilometre network of bike paths by 2015
Make cooking an easy, everyday workout by adjusting your gear, your food supplies, and your storage. Here are some simple strategies.
Walking is the exercise of choice for many dieters. No wonder: you don’t need a gym membership and you can do it virtually everywhere! Here’s what you need to get started.
Daily stretching improves how you feel and how you move, but finding the time to fit it into your day can be a challenge. Here’s how to work simple stretches into your life without interrupting your day’s flow.
Are you commitment phobic? If you can’t bring yourself to sign that gym membership or enroll in a class try these tips to stay in shape.
If you’re not into pumping iron you can sneak some arm-strengthening moves into your daily routine the old-fashioned way: bake bread, scrub the floor, chop wood, and more. Read on to discover gym-less routes to build muscles and banish stress.
Are you confused about stretching? You aren’t alone. Should you stretch? How should you stretch? And when’s the best time? There’s a lot of conflicting information out there. So, here’s what you need to know about stretching—and how to do it safely.