Tag archive for ‘fitness’
By John Hillier On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Making the most of the off-season

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...

By Laurel Myers On Monday, March 9th, 2015

FitSpirit launches at area schools

When Tessa Bonhomme was asked to be an ambassador for the new FitSpirit program being launched in schools across Greater Sudbury, she couldn’t help but feel a bit envious. “I wish I had it when I was in More...

By Aaron Sidenberg On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Turning negative reps into positive gains

At this point we all know that training outside your sport has become an integral part of maximizing your potential as an athlete. Whether you are trying to remain competitive as you climb the ranks, or striving More...

Full Tilt
By Laurel Myers On Monday, June 30th, 2014

First responders go full tilt

Emergency first responders take other people’s lives into their hands each and every day. One volunteer firefighter thinks one of those lives needs to be their own. When Steve O’Brien joined the ranks of the More...

By Aaron Sidenberg On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Building explosive speed

No matter what sport you play there are a couple of factors across the board that allows athletes to stand out above the rest of the crowd. Having played basketball at every level with the exception of professional, More...

Sudbury Rocks LM
By Laurel Myers On Monday, May 5th, 2014

Finding fitness with friends

It was a long time coming but our winter hibernation is finally over. It’s time for us all to emerge from the cocoons of inactivity in which we were hidden all winter and get our bodies moving again. I, for one, More...

By Aaron Sidenberg On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

HIIT the gym to shed winter weight

With spring approaching rapidly, it’s time to start shedding the layers of clothing to uncover the frame you have been sheltering from the cold.  Taking your body out of hibernation mode at least once a week More...

Personal Trainer
By Aaron Sidenberg On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Staying motivated this year

A new year, a new you — or so we tell ourselves. For many of us, the new year represents a fresh start. We eagerly share with others our resolutions, which are often forgotten by Feb. 1, or sooner. Ask any regular More...

CrossFit Kids
By Lora Wahamaa On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

CrossFit Kids mixes fun and fitness

CrossFit is known for its high intensity workouts. Now, it’s also kid-friendly. Adam Ball, owner of CrossFit Sudbury, launched the CrossFit Kids program last fall and has since been building a following of adolescents. More...

Aging Athlete
By Hugh Kruzel On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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Beating the clock: Fit after 50

Doesn’t “middle-aged” mean there are still decades ahead? Well, sadly not for all. Cancer, heart conditions, conspiring genetics and general slowing down can shorten those odds of a long and happy More...