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October 6, 2014
Quote of the Day “Sometimes, you can hear your body start talking to you like, ‘I can’t do it anymore, I can’t do it anymore,’ and your mind goes, ‘Shut up body, and do what I tell you,’ ” –...
October 3, 2014
Word of the day Pedestrianism – A 19th century form of competitive walking. A sporting spectacle that saw people race walk up to 600 miles in 6 days on an indoor track while attracting celebrities and future presidents alike. Pedestrianism...
October 2, 2014
Did you know A longitudinal British study checked in with 8,000 families across 40 years to trace the trajectory of a bullied child. Mounting evidence suggests that the adverse effects of mental and physical bullying can persist for decades.
October 1, 2014
By the Numbers Nearly 80 percent of Canadians believe their eating habits and health to be good to excellent. Though 82 percent considered themselves very or somewhat knowledgeable about food and nutrition, their source of information might not always be...
September 30, 2014
Coaching Tip What drives successful performance under pressure? How can coaches, support teams and family best help athletes to perform to their potential in pressure situations?
September 29, 2014
Teaching moment What is the right hydration balance? The ACSM has modified its hydration guidelines, advising athletes it was now OK to let thirst be their guide as to when and how much to drink while working up a sweat.
September 25, 2014
Top Ten Lists Deskercise! 33 Smart Ways to Exercise at Work.
September 24, 2014
Music In the hotbed of competition, where athletes are often very closely matched in ability, music has the potential to elicit a small but significant effect on performance. Check out five key ways in which music can influence preparation and...
September 23, 2014
Activity and Exercise Many of us underestimate how hard we should exercise to achieve maximum health benefits, and overestimate how vigorously we are actually working out. A study by York University researchers recruited 129 sedentary adult Canadians ages 18 to...
September 22, 2014
App of the Day PBS Kids Super Vision App - an app to better connect parents with their kids and keeps an eye on how much screen time they’re getting. It helps parents’ track time information on what a child...