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Sources of omega 3 fatty acids: flaxseeds, avocado, oil capsules and flaxseed oil

Omega-3 and the Plant-Based Diet

Most recently I was wondering if I was getting enough Omega-3 fatty acid in my diet, given that some sources claim plants are insufficient.

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Greening Up Your Digs

For those of us that spend most of our lives navigating a concrete jungle, it’s easy to forget the importance of taking the time to get our nature on, especially when you live in a place where 40% of the year is dedicated to hibernation (Go, Canada, go!).

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Creamy Miso Ginger Sweet Potato Soup

This wonderfully warming, vegan soup is a great way to celebrate fall

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Fit All Day

However you decide to add a little fitness into your work day, you don’t need to go fast, you just need to go.

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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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Every Run Is a Good Run

Baby, you were born to run – how else do you think cavemen survived? But in this lifetime, you don’t need to run to catch your prey, nor do you need to run to avoid becoming prey! Instead, you can choose to run for health and aesthetic benefits, of which there are many.

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Fit Is a Way of Life

Health is a dynamic process as it is always changing. As our lifestyles change, so does our level of health.

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Personal Growth: Learning to Skateboard at 29

My newfound love affair with hopping on my board(s) is so much deeper than the activity itself. I love how learning something new forces me to get in touch with my body. As an athlete, it can be easy to fall into a pattern of doing what I’m good at and cruising on autopilot.

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Nutrition: A Purity Pissing Contest

Nutrition: A Purity Pissing Contest

 

Food should nourish mind, body, and soul… Do what feels good for your body and sits well in your heart. It’s not a purity, pissing contest – it’s life.

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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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DIY Coffee Body Scrub

One of my favourite homemade concoctions, is a body scrub made with used coffee grinds. Not only is this scrub a great way to reuse ingredients, incredibly simple to make, all-natural, and micro-bead free – the caffein in the coffee also helps to promote circulation (take that cellulite!) and the pigments in the coffee help give fair skin a summer glow. Can you say, win-win!

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