Health & Fitness


Accelerated Cyclebarre opens in Sudbury

By Community Submission
On Monday, May 25th, 2015

Accelerated CycleBarre, Sudbury’s first exercise studio focused on indoor cycling, opened its doors May 22. The new studio combines state of the art bikes with fun lighting and heart pounding music. Participants More...


Making the most of the off-season

By John Hillier On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Hockey is Canada’s game, there is no doubt about it. Growing up in Sudbury, most kids learn to stick handle on an outdoor rink about the same time they learn to walk. Due to this popularity, the sport has become More...

Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin chili – Vegan

By Meagan Duhamel On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

This is a soy-free, gluten-free chili that is very easy and quick to prepare. Pumpkin is a great source of Vitamin A and B, as well as dietary fibre. It is also rich in potassium and iron. Adding the protein and More...

Sports parents

Support vs. pressure: A parent’s balancing act

By Nicole Dubuc-Charbonneau On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Many competitive athletes grow up with their parents on the sidelines rooting them on. Athletes as young as two or three years are looking up from the field of play, waiting for the thumbs up, high five or pat on More...

Nordic Hamstring Curls

4 must-try dumbbell exercises

By Aaron Sidenberg On Monday, March 16th, 2015

The best exercises that have the greatest impact are often the ones you aren’t doing, and it’s likely because they seem so hard, you’d rather skip them altogether. The following exercises will benefit anyone More...

Quinoa cookies

Gingerbread quinoa breakfast cookie – Vegan

By Meagan Duhamel On Monday, March 16th, 2015

This is a wonderful recipe I found from one of my favourite blogs, Healthful Pursuit. I use her recipes and nutrition advice often. Blackstrap molasses is a super food, high in iron, calcium, B vitamins and magnesium. More...


Athlete burnout: The downside to competitive sport

By Nicole Dubuc-Charbonneau On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Being a competitive athlete is not always easy. Behind the scenes, athletes are trying to juggle training, work or school, as well as family and social relationships, all while striving to perform at their best. More...

Bench Vaults

Learning to fly: How to increase your vertical

By Aaron Sidenberg On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

As a kid, I can always remember having two Christmases. One fell on Dec. 25, the other was the day that the new Air Jordans were released. I couldn’t wait to get to the store with the money I had saved from doing More...

Laurentian XCountry

Dealing with pre-game jitters

By Nicole Dubuc-Charbonneau On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Whether you are standing at the start line of a race or about to step onto the ice before a big game, almost every competitive athlete knows what it feels like to get those pre-game jitters. As you mentally rehearse More...


Pumpkin muffins

By Meagan Duhamel On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

This is a great fall snack as pumpkin is high in Vitamin A and fibre, as well as Vitamin C, boosting your immune system. The walnuts and pumpkin seeds are high in essential fatty acids as well as iron. Enjoy! Ingredients More...

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