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Eat, sleep, train, recover. It is a familiar pattern for elite athletes who dedicate days, years, and even decades to their sport and the pursuit […]
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January 30, 2014
In Canada, we are accustomed to long winters. As a society, we have adjusted fairly well by moving many of our sporting activities indoors. However, some people still have to do some or all of they’re training outside, or come...
January 21, 2014
by Leigh Cove Algonquin College Sport Business Management Intern Dipping temperatures, blistering winds, and the icy obstacle course that was once a road, usually send many fleeing inside to the safety and warmth of their homes this time of year....
January 14, 2014
by Leigh Cove Algonquin College Sport Business Management Intern Once again winter has settled in, and even though it’s just started people are already counting the days until spring. A lucky few will get to escape and fly somewhere not...
December 12, 2013
Being active is beneficial for our overall health both physically and mentally. Physical activity should be inclusive of all people, no matter their ability or disability. Now that winter is upon us, people of all abilities should be able to...
December 10, 2013
Winter is here and skis and snowboards are being polished up for weekends spent on the hill. Both skiing and snowboarding are excellent winter activities for adults and youth to enjoy as a recreational pastime or competitively. Propelling yourself down...
December 3, 2013
With Christmas approaching the inevitable drop in temperature is upon us. The good news is that this colder weather brings with it a plethora of outdoor winter activities to enjoy. People often have very practical reasons for wanting to avoid...