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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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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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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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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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How to Make Sustainable Food Choices, from the Grocery Store to the Kitchen

By Sagan Morrow

Making sustainable food choices and living sustainably doesn’t have to be a challenge! Every small change you can make counts and makes a big impact over time.

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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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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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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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