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My Holistic, Vegan Pregnancy and the Power of Listening to Your Body

By Bec Mills

There is something incredibly empowering about growing another life inside of you. I’m 30 weeks pregnant with my first bub, and it is simultaneously the most thrilling and daunting time of my life

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Creamy Navy Bean Salad

This creamy navy bean salad is simple to make and works great as a side, topped onto some crusty bread, or all by its tasty self!

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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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5 Simple Changes That Have a Huge Impact On Your Health and Wellness

By Sagan Morrow

Focus on fitting health and wellness into your current way of living with these simple tips!

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Beyond Injury: A Look at Overcoming Mental and Physical Limitations

AHAALiving.com’s, Malina Kaija, sat down with self proclaimed life-athlete Catherine Strus, to understand the toll injuries can have on an athlete and how to overcome injury-induced challenges.

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3-Ingredient DIY All-Natural Toothpaste

I’ve been meaning to try my hand at making my own all-natural toothpaste, and this seems as good a time as any to get started!

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Why I Think Vegetarianism and Running Are a Perfect Match

By Katherine Yager

It has been two years since I became a vegetarian athlete and I wouldn’t go back. I feel lighter and I have more energy. Additionally, I used to feel sluggish a lot more because meat is slow to digest. That doesn’t happen anymore. I’m ready to run all the time!

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Weight Train with Supersets for Bigger Results in Less Time

While supersets will help to build muscle and strength similar to conventional weight-training, they also up the intensity of the workout for increased endurance and calorie burning.

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4 Useful Tips To Find Your Centre and Stay There

By Elizabeth Ewanchuk

If you find that things have gone astray, take heart: coming back to find your centre isn’t that difficult and it can be a lot of fun.

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Move of the Month: Push-Up to Alternating Bird Dog

By Beverley Cheng

#MoveOfTheMonth: Push Up to Alternating Bird Dogs

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A New Beginning to the End of the Year

By Patty Lowry

I’m actually resolving to abandon the notion of resolutions in the New Year completely and instead inviting in what I’m calling the “Ode to One”.

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My Syrian Identity, and What It Means to Be a Canadian

By Dana Kandalaft

Starting Tight-Knit Syria in time of adversity has not only helped regain touch with my Syrian identity, but it has also taught me what it means to be Canadian.

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Change Up Your Strength Training with Unilateral Exercises

One of my favourite ways of changing up my routine enough that it confuses my muscles, but still allows me to do my favourite moves, is to switch to unilateral exercises, which are movements that use a single arm or single leg.

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Mammoth Outerwear: Ethical Fashion Meets Functionality

Mammoth Outerwear is on a mission to create animal-free outerwear that is warm and functional!

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Eat Like a Traveller: Tips for Quick, Simple Eating

By Laura Banks

Tips for healthy, simple eating for long-term travellers and non-travellers alike.

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