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7 Reasons Every Woman Should Lift Weights

Walking into any gym and I can pretty much guarantee what you’ll see: a room full of women on cardio equipment, and a bunch of men in the weight training area. Can anyone relate? Ladies, whether this is because you’re afraid of “bulking up”, you think that cardio will help make you look “toned”, or you’re just not comfortable in the weight room, you’re not doing your body (or your health) any favors. … Read more »

Do’s and Don’ts of Barbecuing

Barbecue season is in full swing. Here are some of the key things you should be doing or not doing to make the most of this wonderful time of year.… Read more »

5 Awesome Workouts to Get You Pumped for a Big Hike

Here in Vancouver, we have a beloved trail known as The Grouse Grind. Locals call it nature’s Stairmaster. It’s a steep, hike up the side of Grouse Mountain that takes the average person between one and two hours to complete, and the payoff is incredible. Not only is it a great workout, but it also ends with a magnificent view of Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean from the top of Grouse Mountain. There’s also a restaurant up there, so you… Read more »

Which Mustard Are You? (Quiz)

Mmmmm mustard! One of life’s greatest condiments. Who knew such incredible flavor could be attributed to a tiny, unassuming seed? The mighty mustard seed can be served whole, ground, cracked, or pulverized and mixed with other flavouring agents like vinegar, honey and lemon juice to produce a… Read more »

Easy Swaps to Slash Calories This Summer

Summer time means fresh, seasonal produce, but it also means hamburgers and fancy iced adult beverages. While you try your best to enjoy that produce, you can’t help but enjoy the treats of the season too. And that’s understandable, you’ve been waiting ALL winter for grilling weather! Don’t feel guilty about what you’re eating this summer, instead, make some simple swaps to … Read more »