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Life Happens Outside Your Comfort Zone

There are times when you need to challenge yourself, step outside your comfort zone, and take that big mouthful of adventure with gusto.

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Why I Bought a Steel Bike

Why on earth did I just buy a steel road bike? Steel? Isn’t that what the retro-grouches ride? Aren’t they heavy and old school and not particularly fast?

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Alive and Healthy in Vancouver

AHAA Living’s founder, Howard Chang, and community manager, Malina Kaija, mingled with the healthiest brands in Canada at the Alive Conference in Vancouver earlier this month. Here are their insights on the marketing preferences of a growing wellness savvy, sustainability-minded community.

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Don’t just lie there: Active recovery for top performance

There’s a middle ground between overtraining and lying around on the couch. Active recovery keeps elite athletes at the top of their game, but it’s an important protocol for those who train hard in any sport.

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AHAA Living: WasSUP Stand Up Paddleboarding

WasSUP with this Stand Up Paddling craze?

One cold spring day 6 years ago, while walking the dog along the boardwalk in the Beach, I saw the strangest sight. Some guy was in a wet suit standing on a large surf board – PADDLING! I was intrigued and within months I was the proud owner of a Starboard SUP and ready to try my hand at what is becoming one of the fastest growing sports in North America.

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AHAA Living: Big Dreams, Fulfilled: BIKE TIRE

Big Dreams, Fulfilled

Next time you get out of bed and don’t feel like exercising, remember this story. Cyril was born without arms below the elbows and without legs below the knees. He walked on low-tech prosthetics. He came straight up to me and said, “I understand you can help me fulfill my dream. I want to ride a bike.”

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