Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Easier Days for Gym Staff as People Give up on New Year’s Resolutions

In this image: A foam roller, a water bottle and a pair of running shoes.

Staff members at gyms across Canada are breathing a sigh of relief as more and more people give up their resolutions to become better people and improve their lives.   “It’s finally that time of year when the daily stresses of life prevent people from fulfilling their exercise goals” says GoodLife staff member Daniel Bateman. “We aren’t used to the…

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Fun, inexpensive places to be active in Halifax

Halifax is full of places where students can be active. Here are four cost friendly locations: Citadel Hill Sidney Crosby regularly runs up this hill during the NHL off-season in order to build up his cardio and leg strength. If it’s good enough for him, then it’s good enough for anybody. During the winter, the…

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You have more free time than you think

It is possible for students to get regular exercise during the school year. With many demands on student’s time such as school work, friends, family, relationships, extracurricular activities, commuting and possibly a job, it can seem hard for students to find time to regularly exercise. However, exercise can help students increase their productivity. “We are…

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Taking advantage of those golden hours

Everyone exercises with a goal in mind, be it dropping a few pounds or bulking up.  However, people often forget one of the most important parts of a successful fitness regimen: the post-workout meal. The hour after a workout—often referred to as “the golden hour”—is just as important as the time you spend in the…

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Ask Abby About: Muay Thai

Ever since I was a little girl, I have sucked at skipping rope. This thought may not seem relevant to a story about my first attempt at Muay Thai kickboxing, but trust me, it is. The very first minute of the exercise class—offered by FitPlus, a Halifax-based martial arts academy—immediately reminds me of my playground…

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Where to work out off-campus

There's an art to correctly securing your bike. (Bryn Karcha photo)

This article cannot do the subject of fitness options in the HRM justice. There is simply a  ton of activities to enjoy. Here are only a few of those highlights. Moksha Yoga Halifax (1512 Dresden Row): Not just for the ladies, hot yoga promises to give everyone a good workout. Give it a shot with…

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Your fabulous year without exercise

Everyone knows the benefits of leading an active lifestyle. And yet knowing that you should exercise doesn’t always translate into actually going out and doing it. So where does this discrepancy lie? How do we turn “I’ll do it!” into “I’m doing it!”? My answer: by focusing on the negatives! (No really, hear me out.)…

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