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Why should a cyclist do CrossFit?

  There can be nothing better than hitting the roads for a long ride. A few hours in the saddle makes for a great workout…

That Pro NHL contract probably isn’t coming!

  This is a topic I’ve been excited to write about. This blog is going to look at problems associated with kids specializing in a…

Fish for Health – Wild versus Farmed

  Recently I found myself wondering more about the differences between wild and farmed fish. Wild fish often costs much more. Is it worth the…

Should you be taking supplements?

  Walking into a supplement/health store can be daunting. There are shelves stacked high of every different supplement you can think of. Pre-workout drinks, post…

Being UNCOMFORTABLE makes you Stronger!

  It’s arguable that our lives nowadays are the most comfortable they have ever been. I think it will only get worse (by worse I…

The Clean Fifteen & The Dirty Dozen

  Buying organic produce is definitely something worth considering. It may be tough to know if you are spending the extra money for good reason….

Sleep deprived and Pre-Diabetic

  I’m pretty sure somewhere along the way you have heard the recommendation to get 7-8 hours sleep each night. This is pretty common knowledge…

Fortitudine Vincimus

  I subscribed to a newsletter from The Daily Stoic a couple of years ago now.  They send out a daily email with a quote…

DON’T do CrossFit, It’s DANGEROUS…

  This is the general message that gets spread by some of the latest fitness fads or healthcare professionals… The main misconception that people have…

It takes a village

  The feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. I came across this as a definition of…

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