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Ed Veal Talks Life on the Bike

Professional cyclist and head coach of RealDeal Performance, opens up about the therapeutic benefits of cycling, his transition into riding pro, and how to come out on top in a zombie.

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Get On The Ball With A BOSU

Ideal for targeting a multitude of muscle groups, the device’s combined stability and instability are key to intensifying your workout.

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Keeping Balance Under Stress

Life loves to throw curve balls – they’re unavoidable, but you can set yourself to come out the other side relatively unscathed.

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A philosophy. A vision.

Here at AHAA we celebrate the great outdoors. We’re lovers of exploring new trails, new activities and checking out new gear that take these experiences to the next level.

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Mocha Chia Energizing Smoothie

Need a morning pick-me-up? Try this Mocha, chia seed smoothie. It has iron-rich cacao, omega-3 goodness from black chia, fibre dense bananas, plant-based protein, and energizing organic coffee.

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Travel With A Conscience: Leave A Trace


AHAA Living chats with Leave A Trace founder, Luc Robinson, to talk traveling with a conscience and the importance of giving back to the communities we visit.

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Ethical Bean: Just Better Coffee

As part of the international Fairtrade program, Ethical Bean ensures their coffee partners are protected, are properly compensated, and receive a premium that provides additional money to the coffee cooperatives to invest back into the community.

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Simon Whitfield on Outdoor Adventures, Being an Introvert, and His Love Affair with the Stand-Up Paddleboard

Olympic gold medalist Simon Whitfield on Outdoor Adventures, Being an Introvert, and His Love Affair with the Stand-Up Paddleboard.

**Originally Posted February 7th, 2015**

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Move of the Month: Toe Taps

Move of the Month: Toe Taps

Toe taps in and of themselves are will not give you super human strength, but they are an excellent addition to any training regimen. Whether integrated into a plyometric circuit, swapping them in for rest periods in between sets, or after a run – toe taps will help to ramp up your heart rate, increase speed, and endurance.

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Green Roofs: For the Bees, for the Planet

AHAALiving Co-Founder and certified B-Corp Top Drawer CEO, Howard Chang, speaks to the importance of green roofs in urban centres and why he invested in building one for Top Drawer’s new third floor. green roofs, bees, planet, sustainability, environment

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Five Uses For Honey

There are so many uses for honey. It’s packed with do-your-boy-good minerals, is super versatile, and buying good, local honey is great for bees and the health of our planet.

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AHAA Living City Guide: Victoria, BC

You’ve heard the clichés about Victoria – boring, old, bookish, rainy, hippie… Okay, that last one might have a little credence, but Victoria is anything but tame.

Fact is, Vancouver Island’s southernmost tip could convert even the most hardened city dweller with its medley of merits. It’s a fresh-air filled marine playground, but you’ll also find the unexpected – a spirited entrepreneurial oasis, showcased at every turn.

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Ed Veal: Making History on the Track

38-year-old Canadian National Cycling Team member Ed Veal attempted to set a new world record—the ‘Best Hour Performance’ in the Masters Men’s 35-39 group, as well as the new outright Canadian Hour Record.

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AHAALiving.com’s #PareBackPlastic Contest

At AHAALiving.com, we are all about reducing our environmental footprint while living a healthy, active life! Until May 10th, we challenge you to SHARE your plastic saving strategies on Twitter, using the hashtag #PareBackPlastic, and you could win a $300 prize pack featuring amazing eco-friendly goodies!

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