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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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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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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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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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Savoury Chickpea Flour Pancake

I have recently developed a renewed love affair with all things chickpea… whether those glorious little beans be pureed, roasted, fried, or enjoyed in my latest garbanzo bean incarnation; pancaked.

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